Ballooning storage by the numbers

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Survey

78%
Percentage of respondents who aren't fully prepared to handle a single spike of data 10 times greater than what typically passes through their networks
17%
Percentage of respondents who say new Web-based services drive their need for increased storage and data access performance
22%
Percentage of respondents who say they expect a 34% to 50% increase in their data storage needs over the next two years
51%
Percentage of respondents who say their firm lost productivity because of a data overload at a critical time

Source: From a BPM Forum survey sponsored by BlueArc

This was first published in September 2008

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