As organizations implement digital business strategies, data is multiplying at a rapid rate.
That’s putting pressure on enterprise data storage and forcing IT leaders to face an acute challenge with regard to long-term data retention across on-premises infrastructure and public cloud services. Certain data sets must be retained for years while remaining promptly accessible when needed. It’s a tall order that calls for new approaches to storage, retention, and access.
In the past, long-term retention has been fraught with compromise. It was not possible to store data for many years while enabling timely access at a reasonable cost. However, recent technology advances are changing the game. It is now possible to retain data economically for a long period of time while enjoying response times that are close to the service-level agreements (SLAs) delivered by primary storage.