IDC explains the importance of data literacy to better manage the challenges of rampant data growth.
Learn why a more proactive approach to data management—knowing more about your data and strategically placing it in the right storage infrastructure—can save significant costs and get more value from your data.
In this IDC InfoBrief you’ll learn:
Finding and tiering your cold data can save substantial costs by offloading it from expensive storage and backups. But the way tiering is done can affect your actual savings and your options to access cold data.
Read this white paper to learn the difference between block-level tiering and file-level tiering, which fully preserves file access at each tier by keeping the metadata and file attributes with the file—wherever it lives. Know the difference to make the right choice for your data moves.