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The Best Archive Storage for Your Needs

Published: 18 August 2017

ID: G00303280

Analyst(s): Garth Landers , Valdis Filks , Julian Tirsu


As the requirements to store and analyze massive quantities of historical data grow and become more complex, archiving has come of age. I&O leaders should understand requirements for data access and retention management before implementing an archive data strategy.

Table Of Contents


  • Archival Storage That Meets Your Requirements
    • General-Purpose Disk Arrays
    • Scale-Out NAS
    • Object Storage
    • Purpose-Built Solutions
    • Tape
    • Public Cloud

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