The results of the Data Storage Trends 2018 survey have implications for both IT and business units, as companies of all sizes struggle to strategically plan storage purchases in a fast-changing tech landscape.
The key to buying the right all-flash array for your needs is to know what your needs are and to ask the AFA vendor the right questions so you’ll get accurate answers. Before you make your flash buying decision, ask your sales rep these twelve key questions.
Selecting the best enterprise NAS requires understanding an array of factors. At their best, enterprise NAS performance and capacity are highly scalable, offers a centralized management console, and ships with native data protection features.
IT needs to set different recovery time and point objectives according to their budget, resources and application priority. These two objectives are known as Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO).
Should you buy that new storage system with SSD, HDD, or both? The answer depends on understanding the balance of cost, performance, capacity, and reliability to create a combination of HDD and SDD for your workloads and budget.
In business data storage, data growth spurs development of capacity and performance across all storage media. It also spurs development in software tools meant to manage all that data, including data mining and compliance solutions.
After years of minimal involvement in ediscovery, IT is increasingly responsible for the critical data management and collections phases of ediscovery. As email archives and backup take on new ediscovery responsibilities, three factors are driving this change.
Ediscovery is increasingly falling into the IT organization's hands. This presents a challenge for ediscovery vendors who are used to dealing with IT secondary influencer but selling directly to legal.
IT should bring its own set of buying criteria to the table in the early stages of the eDiscovery process, especially since the critical success factors for eDiscovery purchases mimic those of storage management buys.