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Skip the Disk
The demand for data storage is exploding, which is driving up costs, amplifying the risks of data loss or exposure, and complicating plans for disaster recovery. To cope with this exploding demand, organizations are turning to cloud-based storage for relief. The adoption of cloud solutions is growing, with a nearly 40 percent expansion in the use of third-party cloud storage for offsite copies expected by 2012.
At the same time, mid-sized enterprises are migrating away from tape backup. They are trying to extricate themselves from the complex infrastructure and burdensome responsibilities of tape hardware, tape libraries, and complex and error-prone tape-based processes. They are learning to skip the disk. Read on to learn how skipping the disk can help you.