Managing the Storage Explosion

through new technological approaches

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Date: 12th January, 2009
By: Peter Williams
Format: Spotlight

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What everyone is agreed upon is that the amount of data being stored on disk and tape is exploding; this has been the case for several years and the rate of growth still seems to be increasing. This is putting ever greater pressures on both the infrastructure and the IT staff who have to manage it. Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are nowadays dealing with volumes of data that large enterprises had to grapple with a few years back, yet with fewer dedicated staff. Meanwhile, some of the larger enterprises are dealing with petabytes (PBs) rather than