More, more, more. For years, data storage management meant dealing with requests formore space because of more data used by more applications. Storage admins responded by focusing on centralization and consolidation, as the InformationWeek Report "2011 State of Storage" found. That's changed, however.
According to "State of Storage 2012," demand is stabilizing. The January survey of 313 IT professionals found that almost the same amount of storage is under active management as in November 2010. The data growth rate is slowing, as well--76% of respondents reported rates of just 24% or less.
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