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.
Storage Switzerland analyst George Crump already made the case for why traditional unstructured data protection falls short in today’s environments, and now he’s gone a step further by pointing out why they don’t excel at meeting regulatory and legal requirements either. In “Unstructured Data’s Compliance and Retention Gap,”
Storage Switzerland analyst George Crump has written an excellent summary of why better unstructured data protection is sorely needed today, and we couldn’t agree more. In “Why IT Needs a New Data Protection Strategy for Unstructured Data,”
We recently released the Aparavi software-as-a-service platform for archive and retention management, with data protection built in – a long-winded way of saying “active archive.” Why the wind? Because active archive is a distinct, unique application that is often not well understood, unless you are one of the unlucky few who understands it all too well.
The thrills! The chills!
We’ve created a guided video overview of the Aparavi SaaS platform for data retention, and I’ll bet you can’t wait to watch it.
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.