Data is an enterprise’s most valuable digital resource. It should be a competitive asset, but instead data has become a costly and risky IT management headache.
Increased data volume is expected to grow by 36% as per researchers. This growth eventually destroys all normal IT processes and exposes your shortcomings.
Multiple data copies are created which are modified in some or the other way and often spread across many locations. 73% of report that these copies are stored in multiple locations on cloud in addition to their own Data Center.
The term refers to the functional things you do with your data. Baking up copied files for protections, analytics etc. On average, companies will have 3 or more test/dev groups accessing copied data. And to make matters worse, the average number of vendors organizations used across all secondary data operations is five!