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Gartner: Reducing storage costs

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By Valdis Filks, research director for storage technologies and strategies.

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Organisations continue to depend on hardware technologies to solve their storage growth problems, without understanding the source of the problem or where new technologies are applicable

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Storage and data management analyses require key human decision-making skills, which are imperative to choosing how to exploit storage technology and meet business goals.

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Technologies need not always be used to solve behavioural problems. The analogy of putting the cart before the horse is well-suited to the problem of managing storage growth.

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Organisations are constantly buying bigger and better ���carts��� (ie, storage), but do not invest enough time in learning how to control the ���horse��� and direct the cart.

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Storage has taken on a life and an inertia of its own, customers must regain the control of storage and discover how to direct and manage it more efficiently.

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This report is based on independent technology advisory research from Gartner, Inc. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for IT leaders to make the right decisions every day.

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Vendor:
ComputerWeekly.com
Posted:
Feb 8, 2021
Published:
Mar 16, 2012
Format:
PDF
Type:
Analyst Brief

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