Survey Says: Data growth continues its breakneck pace

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Market research firm TheInfoPro ( has completed Wave 6 of its bi-annual survey of Fortune 1000 storage professionals, and finds that data, especially data stored on SAN arrays, continues to grow at a staggering rate.

Respondents project that this year SAN data will grow by 60%, while NAS data will grow at a more modest 41%. That brings the average amount of SAN data for survey respondents up to 455TB usable, and brings NAS data up to 141TB.

This was last published in December 2005

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