20 Apr, 2024

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IT cost reduction objectives are upon us again, and every infrastructure manager knows that the data growth crisis is not only real, it is growing exponentially every day. The impact is severe because data growth 1) degrades the performance of production databases and file servers, 2) drives hardware upgrade requirements, 3) creates availability challenges during upgrade cycles 4) exposes the organization to legal liabilities, and 5) exacerbates the challenges of consumer data privacy and compliance. At the end of the day, IT cost is directly proportional to the amount of data under management. (more)

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What is File Archiving?

File archiving is the practice of identifying and storing static/inactive files in low-cost, long-term secondary storage for future business, legal, or compliance purposes. Sometimes also referred to as Unstructured Data Archiving, File archiving has become crucial for organizations since, according to Gartner, unstructured data represents an astounding 80 to 90% of all new enterprise data, and it’s growing 3X. (more)

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How To fill your data lakes and not lose control of the data

Data lakes are everywhere now that cloud services make it so easy to launch one. Secure cloud data lakes store all the data you need to become a data-driven enterprise. And data lakes break down the canonical data structures of enterprise data warehouses, enabling users to describe their data better, gain better insights and make better decisions. (more)

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The fantastic voyage to digital transformation

Four ways enterprises can strengthen their data management processes with the cloud. Digital transformation is the top priority for over 40 percent of CEOs and corporate boards, and most CEOs are leading the initiative personally, according to a recent survey by British Telecom. And it’s no wonder—because the excitement is driven by what Mckinsey & Co. calls “a mass extinction event”—where over 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies have been acquired, merged, or have declared bankruptcy since 2000. (more)

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How to transform your company into a paperless organization

This year, consider embracing one of the biggest breakthroughs in office management: a clean, paperless organization with no impact on trees. Why? The switch saves you money in many ways, such as the cost of paper and printing, it streamlines document retrieval, and helps meet compliance requirements like GDPR. (more)

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