1. How much data or percent of data is really stored on tape for onsite backups vs how much data is archived for...
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
2. If you could store more data faster on cheaper disk, would more stay onsite?
It depends on how far back the company wants to be able to restore without having to go offsite. This is usually a month to three months, depending on the company and their budget. I personally prefer three months. If you're using disk this isn't hard because you only need one full backup and three-month increments.
Editor's note: Do you agree with this expert's response? If you have more to share, post it in our .tPOoai6feFV^1@.ee83ce2!viewtype=threadDate>Administrator Central discussion forum.
Dig Deeper on Data storage strategy
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.