Gartner Research

Storage and Data Management Are Not the Same Thing

Published: 27 March 2014

ID: G00255853

Analyst(s): Valdis Filks , Garth Landers


IT departments must manage storage and data problems separately, even though they are inextricably linked. This research outlines best practices for solving the root cause of storage growth.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Policies Require Effort
  • Look to Security Departments and New Positions, Such as CDO, to Determine Who Owns What Data
  • Data Management Policies and Processes Can Only Be Successfully Implemented With High-Level Organizational Sponsorship Outside of the IT Department

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