Addressing the Problem of Inactive Data Filling Up Expensive Active Disk Silos

Addressing the Problem of Inactive Data Filling Up Expensive Active Disk Silos


According to virtually every study, analysis, pundit or perspective, the growth of file-based enterprise data is skyrocketing. Gartner research from March 2011 forecasts a compound annual growth rate in raw terabytes of external storage arrays at 55% over the next 5 years. This translates in a growth from the 2010 number of 11.8 million terabytes sold to a projected volume of 107.5 million terabytes in 2015. 

This growth rate does not include drives inside laptops or desktop computers. It doesn’t include drives that might be used in a myriad of other devices and technologies. This growth directly represents the increase in storage infrastructure for business, new file-oriented applications used in both enterprise and technical computing, disk-based backup and archive deployments, and expanded server and desktop virtualization projects.

Continue reading to learn more about creating an active archiving strategy.

20 Apr 2011
20 Apr 2011
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