Unstructured data has changed dramatically over the past decade. It is not only bigger in terms of capacity, but also in terms of quantity.
The capacity requirements of unstructured data continue to grow at an alarming rate and the rate of growth is only going to get worse.
More than 25 years ago, I was one of the original developers of backup and restore applications, many of which are still in use today. Though visionary at the time, these traditional data protection systems are no longer the right tool for what we deal with today: growing data loads, modern infrastructures including BYOD, new compliance regulations, and new pricing models.