In cost justifying your backup plan, costs can be broken down into these categories:
a. Archive, evaluated, simple
b. Proactive, active, reactive
c. Procative, active, non-responsive
d. Complex, simple, returning
Were you correct? The correct answer is:
c. Proactive, reactive, non-responsive
Learn more: According to storage expert Mike Casey, storage will keep getting cheaper. And cheap storage will enable companies to cost-effectively store more data for longer periods. This is a good thing.
To take full advantage of these trends, companies must develop intelligent archiving policies, processes and infrastructure that reflect their business needs as well as their legal discovery and regulatory compliance requirements.
This was first published in April 2004