Data collection and protection is one of those tenets of businesses that never seem to get as much attention as it ought to merit. According to a 2013 study by Spiceworks:Read More
Topics: cloud storage strategy
A Letter From the CEO
In the ever-changing world of technology, it is comforting to know that EVS, your partner in Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) is staying abreast of the latest trends. As we continue to evolve and expand our portfolio of BDR solutions, we strive to offer the best-in-breed solutions to meet the changing needs of our client’s business recovery strategies.
If you don’t already have a data storage strategy, choose wisely.
While storage vendors have solutions to fit nearly every size, performance level, and budget, not all scale seamlessly. Many require significant rework—labor costs—to scale up. Others will hit physical limitations that force a wholesale swapping of one storage array for a larger one. Such “forklift” upgrades translate to more capital and people time.
In a time of economic uncertainty, one thing remains certain: this time next year there will be more data in the data center. Probably a lot more data.
History shows that data growth has been pacing at about 50% per year. Some growth is driven by new business solutions, such as productivity and quality gains, while other growth relates to regulatory requirements, like those of Sarbanes-Oxley or HIPAA.
Many IT budgets, if not already cut, soon will be—but from where? All that new data is going to stress every component of every system. Server CPUs will be busier, RAM less plentiful, and networks more congested. Data storage devices may soon overflow.