Adopt a Unified Approach to Data Management to Capitalize On, not Capsize In, the Current Data Deluge: Controlling Data Proliferation and Reducing Storage Complexity with Unified Storage Management

In the next three years, the amount of storage capacity deployed to store this explosion of new content will increase six-fold, posing major data management, data protection, and long-term data preservation challenges for IT organizations worldwide. The deployment of a unified storage environment provides the intelligence and flexibility that companies need in order to deal with diverse data challenges, but it address only part of the problem. The other, often more intractable barrier, is the fragmentation of the data management process.