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Big Data Demands Big Changes to Legacy Backup Licensing
It is no surprise that backup related expenditures represent a major cost center for most data center environments. While denser disk and tape hardware architectures combined with technologies like compression and data deduplication have helped bring some reductions to the costs of backup hardware, there hasn’t been any corresponding relief in terms of how backup software is licensed.
Download this Storage Switzerland analyst report to learn how:
- Legacy backup software licensing schemes are placing an undue burden on data center environments trying to contend with the continuous onslaught of data growth
- New consumption-based licensing models improve efficiencies, transparency and overall costs