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Does File Analysis Have a Role in Your Data Management Strategy?

Published: 06 March 2014

ID: G00261688

Analyst(s): Alan Dayley, Garth Landers

Summary

Reducing storage costs and better managing dark data, particularly unstructured data, are key imperatives for IT data center leaders. We outline the common use cases and selection criteria for file analysis tools to help business and IT leaders manage unstructured data.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Know the Benefits and Limitations of File Analysis Technology
  • Evaluate File Analysis Tools
  • Understand How to Maximize File Analysis Tools According to Organizational Need

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