Though he probably never said it, every time industry experts lament about out of control data growth, I can’t help thinking of Bill Gates’ (probably) spurious quote that “640K ought to be enough for anybody.”
There’s no question we’ve certainly come a long way from 640K. Colossal data growth has become a colossal challenge for IT departments of all sizes and storage management is causing very real pains – from time and hardware costs to increased energy use and carbon footprint.
So what are the major storage management trends to keep an eye on? [Read more...]