Addressing the Root Causes of Inefficiency in Data Protection
Source: Enterprise Strategy Group
The continued upward trending of data growth, spending cuts driven by current economic factors and pressure to meet increasingly inflexible Service Level Agreements (SLAs) continue to beleaguer IT organizations. With data protection processes, IT is challenged to deliver cost and time savings while maintaining or improving backup and recovery SLAs - an especially difficult task considering that ESG research respondents cited data protection as the application most responsible for storage growth over the next 24 months. Such overabundance of data is often the result of a lack of policies focused on data retention and destruction.