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Five Key Steps to Take Before Adopting Cloud-Based Archiving for User Files

Published: 30 April 2015

ID: G00272068

Analyst(s): Garth Landers, Gene Ruth

Summary

Cloud-based file archiving can reduce costs and help organizations achieve regulatory compliance. However, storage managers will need to make several critical decisions before adopting a cloud-based file archiving solution.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Understand the Cloud Archiving Use Cases and Archive Types
  • Choose the Correct Technology for Migrating Files to the Cloud
  • Leverage the Situation to Take Charge of Information Governance
  • Account for the Unpredictability of Hybrid-Cloud Environments
  • Validate Cloud Archiving Offerings and Plan an Exit Strategy

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