Next-Generation Applications Such as Big Data Analytics and IoT are Driving the Move to Cloud Architectures and Object Storage

Companies of every size are facing the challenges of massive data growth. Unstructured data—such as complex business documents, work products and large media files—has become the main source of data growth for both enterprise and service providers over the last few years.

The increasing use of unstructured data presents a number of challenges when it comes to preserving, protecting, monitoring and managing unstructured data throughout its lifecycle. 451 Research, in cooperation with Western Digital’s HGST division, fielded a survey among a vetted group of 100 enterprise and 100 service providers in mid-2017 to explore unstructured data and potential technical solutions.

Download the 451 Research Advisory and get details on the current nature of the unstructured data problem, and why object storage is emerging as the platform of choice for long-term data management.


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