[CRN] Storage VAR: Most of a company’s data is ‘crap’ (?!)

Businesses are spending fortunes on extra storage for their data, but 80 per cent of it is “crap”, according to a reseller boss, who suggests object storage is the way forward. Risultati immagini per trash bin

Speaking to CRN, Barry Griffiths, owner of Network Attached Storage (NAS) said archive storage – which is essentially big chunks of data – does not match up to the newer alternative, object storage. The technology, provided by storage vendors such as NAS partner Cloudian, allows businesses to search through their data using analytics and big data, filtering out the duplicates, triplicates, MP3s and “nonsense that shouldn’t be there”.

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