Gartner: Avoiding the Key Traps of Archival Storage

Learn why Gartner recommends organizations implement cloud archiving by starting with mature solutions, like SaaS-based email archiving, to support compliance.

Archiving is not an option for most organizations, where data must be preserved for compliance, historical record keeping, and business reporting and analytics.  This foundational research discusses key criteria to consider for the design of an archival storage strategy.  Gartner has found that legacy approaches to the storage of old data must be re-evaluated, because archival storage in the cloud implementations have crossed the threshold from “consideration” to “purchase across a wide set of enterprises.”

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Learn why Gartner recommends organizations implement cloud archiving by starting with mature solutions, like SaaS-based email archiving, to support compliance.

Archiving is not an option for most organizations, where data must be preserved for compliance, historical record keeping, and business reporting and analytics.  This foundational research discusses key criteria to consider for the design of an archival storage strategy.  Gartner has found that legacy approaches to the storage of old data must be re-evaluated, because archival storage in the cloud implementations have crossed the threshold from “consideration” to “purchase across a wide set of enterprises.”