IT budgets are always tight in small to midsize business, and when it comes to storage, many simply bolt on additional boxes to accommodate growth and data retention regulations without considering the added complexity and long-term costs.
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It may well be referred to as ‘snorage’ but the storage sector is actually one of the more interesting segments of the ICT industry, largely as it is a window into what exactly people and organisations are doing with their IT. Think data, the myriad types of data, and the massive, unending, exponential growth in data by both consumers and organisations. And the biggest part is, the growth only gets bigger and faster.