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Common Data Storage Challenges in 2021
The ability to expand storage capacity as your organization grows is an essential feature of any data storage solution. Storage components should be able to scale up or down as required to handle new business needs.
Fremont, CA: Enterprise data storage typically includes data management, protection, and sharing capabilities. Because enterprises deal with massive amounts of business-critical data, storage systems that are highly scalable, provide unlimited connectivity, and support multiple platforms would be the most beneficial. The exponential generation of new data, as well as the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices, highlight the importance of data storage. Hyperconverged storage and flash technologies such as Non-Volatile Memory Express are among the newer approaches and technologies currently interrupting the market (NVMe).
Top Data Storage Challenges in 2021
As the number and complexity of ransomware attacks have increased in recent years, so has the number of security breaches. These attacks cause issues throughout an organization. When it comes to data storage, network perimeter security is the first line of defense, but there is always the risk that an employee with the necessary privileges will gain access to secure data, use it, and potentially corrupt or destroy it. Because of the possibility of this, whether intentional or unintentional, storage professionals should ensure that their solution encrypts data at rest and in motion to protect business-critical data at all times.
In the event of a disaster, such as a ransomware attack or a power outage, it is critical that an organization be able to securely and quickly recover the data and resources required to resume normal day-to-day business operations. The best way to guarantee that IT teams can achieve this following a disaster event is to implement security measures such as encryption within the data storage platform.
The ability to expand storage capacity as your organization grows is an essential feature of any data storage solution. Storage components should be able to scale up or down as required to handle new business needs. This can be done by adding circuit boards to servers, adding more servers or standalone storage devices, or storing data in a different data center or through a third-party managed storage provider in the cloud. Third-party storage providers can typically provide scalability without the need for floor space, additional racks, or storage devices, making them a cost-effective option.