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How to Cut Data Protection Costs for Disk-Based File Archives

Published: 19 September 2016

ID: G00314563

Analyst(s): Pushan Rinnen , Garth Landers


Data protection often contributes to the high overall costs of managing unstructured file archives. Approaches that IT leaders can take to reduce data protection costs include taking advantage of storage-native data protection capabilities and differentiating between the production and archive tier.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Take Advantage of Storage-Native Data Protection Capabilities
  • Differentiate Data Protection Policies Between the Production and Archive Tiers

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