Gartner Research

Storage and Data Management Are Not the Same Thing

Published: 28 October 2015

ID: G00292031

Analyst(s): Garth Landers, Valdis Filks

Summary

IT departments must manage storage and data problems separately, even though they are inextricably linked. This research outlines best practices for storage managers in managing storage growth by addressing its root causes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Don't Rely on a Technological Storage Array to Reduce Long-Term Storage Costs
  • Understand That Policies Require Effort
  • Look to Security Departments and New Positions, Such as CDO, to Determine Who Owns What Data
  • Implement Data Management Policies and Processes Successfully With High-Level Organizational Sponsorship Outside of the IT Department

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