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The Copy Data Problem: Analysis Update

The Copy Data Problem: Analysis Update

This IDC Insight provides an update to an earlier data copy problem assessment (March 2013). To assess the problem holistically, IDC examined the following data sources:

  • Hardware capacity and revenue data from IDC's enterprise disk storage systems 2014–2018 forecast, where IDC looked at data types, usage patterns, and platform types and examined tape revenue and capacity data
  • Software tracker and forecast data for storage infrastructure software and database tools, which were grouped into software that generates copy data, software that is partially responsible for copy data, and software that is influenced by copy data
Please Note: Extended description available upon request.


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