What It Is and Why You Need It
Enterprises, regardless of the industry, are generating such volumes of data that they need more storage every year. But budgets aren’t growing proportionally. Data growth is between 35% and 65% annual compound annual growth rates (CAGRs), yet IT budgets remain relatively stagnant when compared to inflation at 7% CAGR. This creates a conundrum for mainframe professionals: how can they store all this data cost effectively?