Date Added: Nov 2009
Today's challenging business environment demands that IT managers extend the business value of past and future IT investments while boosting the efficiency of their IT operations. Despite tightening budgets, business and regulatory requirements are driving major, unavoidable increases in information creation and long-term retention. IT departments, no matter what their size, can expect data growth rates to increase anywhere from 40% to 60% (even more in content-rich sectors) in the coming year. Given today's tighter budgets, IT teams must look for ways to accommodate this growth by making better use of installed and soon-to-be-purchased storage systems.