With a cohesive data archiving strategy, organizations see an average revenue increase of $7.5M. When you look at your own archiving strategy, do you see a clear path forward, or a blur of information? In a recent study, IDC assesses new research on data archiving practices and gives you a strategy for unlocking the business benefits of your archives.
See how data volume can obscure value
Learn more about aligning your teams
Explore ways to discover
revenue in your data
Source: IDC White Paper, titled “Mining for Insight: Rediscovering the Data Archive”, Doc #256370, sponsored by Iron Mountain, June 2015.
Too much data, too many places. By treating all data equally, companies can find themselves overwhelmed by a keep-it-all-just-in-case strategy. It takes the right people, strong processes and accurate data maps to overcome the data access challenge and turn that blur of information into a clear roadmap.
Archives everything, with no process
Archives everything, inconsistently
Archives with process
IT wants to fix problems. Legal & compliance want to make sure data is secure. And Lines of Business is focused on monetizing the data. Three groups, three objectives. If this sounds familiar, it could be limiting the value of your data archives.
Without a comprehensive data archiving strategy, your organization could be leaving millions on the table. Using your data for business analytics is vital to staying competitive in our increasingly data-saturated environment.