Big data and always-on infrastructure make cloud ideal for file archive

By Sonian
In Channel
December 13, 2013

Sonian Marketing / Sonian

The presence of corporate information in cloud storage has become a standard part of many enterprise environments. This allows businesses to continuously maintain operations and promote transparency and continuity in the workplace. When files need to held for an extended period of time, however, it’s necessary for companies to start thinking about alternative management options.

According to InfoStor, cloud file archives are helping businesses reduce their data footprint both on-site and in digital landscapes. This allows organizations to separate their archives from their active files, thereby permitting them to gain better oversight and generate faster throughput in everyday actions. What’s more, such services make it easy for companies to conduct audits, respond to eDiscovery inquiries and manage asset disposition in a more orderly and timely fashion.

By separating different priorities of data, cloud storage becomes more useful and effective. It also grants corporations the ability to execute enhanced deduplication, reducing overall archive and storage sizes even in big data environments. This helps control costs and increases the value of business resources both in terms of usability and compliance. Though it may take time and effort to migrate to a file archive setting, it serves as a substantial return on investment for cloud storage overall.

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