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Market Trends: Flipping the Archiving Switch to On (Premises) or Off (Site)

Published: 26 December 2013

ID: G00255586

Analyst(s): Alan Dayley , Anthony Kros


Archiving is becoming mainstream in today's corporate environment, with regulatory requirements and cost optimization driving adoption. There are compelling benefits from implementing either an on-premises or off-site approach that can have real impact on an organization's bottom line.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Use Cases for Archiving
    • Compliance and Governance
    • Performance Optimization
    • Cost Optimization
  • Content Types
    • Email
    • Database
    • Social
    • Content Management
    • Web Pages
    • File
  • Buyer Trends
    • Cloud Archiving Gains Traction
    • Email Archiving Leads the Way
    • Why Cloud?
    • Why On-Premises?

Vendors to Watch

  • EIA
  • Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
  • Cloud Archiving Offered as Storage as a Service (Either Infrastructure as a Service or Platform as a Service)
  • Object Storage
  • Hierachal Storage Management/Tiering

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