Stories by Raphael Reich

Where are all these files coming from?

You might be surprised to discover just how much of your business data is stored in widely accessible files on shared network storage. At a time when companies are focused on building data warehouses and squeezing as much business intelligence out of their databases as possible, files actually make up as much as 80% of business data, according to market analyst firm IDC. That is a staggering number, and enough to make you wonder: Where is all this unstructured data coming from, and is it relevant business data?

Written by Raphael Reich19 Aug. 10 07:35