A recent survey in Storage Magazine asked the question, “What’s the main reason you archive data?” The responses showed that 29 percent of respondents archive data to manage disk capacity, 23 percent to meet government regulations and 11 percent in case of potential litigation. These responses mark a shift from just a few years ago, when the primary reason why companies archived data was to meet government regulations. Now, it has switched to managing disk capacity.




IT managers are increasingly struggling with the costs of deploying primary storage. It is readily apparent that endless upgrades to larger primary disk arrays are not sustainable options. Also, it’s evident that functionality features such as deduplication and data compression have proven to be of limited value in addressing the tremendous growth of data in organizations. This situation is driving the need for more cost-effective, long-term storage solutions.

Fortunately, a new data storage solution called active-archive has emerged to address these data growth and sprawl issues – yet it’s causing both excitement and confusion today. Active-archive:

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