Storage choices are expanding almost as fast as is our ability to fill them up. Due to the mission-critical nature of what law firms store, they require reliability, fault tolerance and scalability. However, the price tag to add a few more terabytes of storage to a system can be daunting to some.
Adding additional SAN nodes is the first and, for me, most obvious answer.
Installing new SAN nodes can be added to a storage cluster with no downtime, giving law firms a seamless expansion in storage capacity. This was, after all, one of the reasons you bought SAN storage in the first place, right?
There are other options, though.