Don’t Drown in Redundant Data Copies. Adopt a Copyless Data Strategy
Every day, organizations collect massive volumes of data that continue to grow. This growth is due to diverse data generators across consumer and enterprise landscapes, including hundreds of cloud applications, smartphones, websites, and social media networks, with each source generating meaningful data. By 2025, it’s estimated by the World Economic Forum report that 463 exabytes of data will be created each day globally — that’s the equivalent of 212,765,957 DVDs per day! But this doesn’t mean organizations get the most from their data.
Organizations face two critical data-related challenges. The first is that much of the collected data remains unused. Data has a limited shelf-life, and if it is not analyzed within a suitable timeframe, data is a wasted resource. However, that is a separate topic that I will discuss in a future article about maximizing the time-to-value of data and using data to gain actionable insights.
Read more in https://www.datavirtualizationblog.com. Originally published on March 17, 2022.