Gartner Research

How to Escape Network and Local File Storage

Published: 07 January 2020

ID: G00465929

Analyst(s): Lane Severson


Application leaders tasked with modernizing their file storage are migrating from network and local file storage to cloud office solutions. Follow three simple steps to overcome common premigration obstacles and deliver a successful, cost-effective migration to cloud.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assess File Environments Quickly and Effectively
  • Reduce Total File Storage by Identifying and Archiving Aged Files
  • Avoid Migration Delays by Identifying Exceptions Early

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