Storage issues in hospitals

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  • 1. Storage issues inhospitalsUrs Keller, seniorconsultant21 juni 2012
  • 2. Storage in hospitals:Increase of management and cost Outline of the issues How to handle the issues?Storage issues in hospitals 2
  • 3. Increased demand of storage capacity Increased use of digital images  Higher number of images, including non-radiological images  More sophisticated imaging techniques, higher resolution images  Video Storage for virtualisation techniques  Server Based Computing, e.g. VDI  Images of virtual serversStorage issues in hospitals 3
  • 4. Increase of complexity Regulations  Requirements for information security, NEN7510  Availability, confidentiality, integrity  Retention times Technical reasons  Redundancy  Backup and restore  Disaster recovery  Storage techniques like deduplication and ‘thin provisioning’Storage issues in hospitals 4
  • 5. Increase of cost Benchmark results  Relative increase of storage costs  28% of total infrastructure cost  Increase of cost, although storage media gets cheaper per TBStorage issues in hospitals 5
  • 6. How to handle the issues? Data Life Cycle Management  Which data has to be stored for what period?  How fast must data be available?  Difference between dynamic an static data Storage tiering  Tiered storage architecture  Primary data on fast but expensive storage media  Infrequently accessed data moved to cheaper storage media Decrease the storage size  Deduplication, thin-provisioningStorage issues in hospitals 6
  • 7. Insourced or outsourced Storage as a managed service  On-premise or in a datacenter  Archive  Pay per TB (capex -> opex)  More predictable cost structure Collective storage for different hospitals  Possible because of standardisation (DICOM, XDS)  Multi vendor support  Information exchange between hospitalsStorage issues in hospitals 7
  • 8. Final thoughtStorage issues in hospitals 8