Today’s digital world is making yesterday’s data storage models obsolete.
According to International Data Group, unstructured data is growing at a rate of 62 percent per year. When coupled with increased use of analytics, companies are finding new ways to maximize insights for things such as employee hiring and engagement, customer experience and product development and delivery. In fact, organizations want to find cheaper, faster and better ways for those insights to be delivered where they’re needed most. That means that organizations need to focus on how to effectively manage and store data in a smart way.
The shift to a software-defined environment will become common. As organizations continue to seek ways to decouple data from devices, we’ll see an increasing number of organizations not only concerned about the size of data, but how they’re using it. The key to this is software-based storage technology will be how they extracting insights from it.