IT administrators everywhere are under constant pressure to do more with less: shrinking budgets, fewer resources, and fewer infrastructures. EMC meets these challenges with a set of unique and powerful storage and data management software solutions. FAST Suite - automatically optimize for the highest system performance and the lowest storage cost simultaneously.The FAST Suite improves performance and maximizes storage efficiency by enabling customers to deploy a FLASH 1 strategy. Using the FAST suite and just a small number of flash drives, a FLASH 1 strategy lowers storage costs and delivers higher performance levels for your most important applications by automatically tiering and serving data from the most cost effective drive type, based on the data's need. Customers define how and when data is tiered using policies that dynamically move active data to high-performance drives, and less active data to high-capacity drives, in one demand workloads, an extendable cache of up to two terabytes ensures that data is served from the highest performing flash drives for as long as needed.