The explosion of personal and enterprise digital content has been recognized as one of the most significant characteristics of the decade. The Economist recently pointed to an estimate that 1,200 exabytes (billion gigabytes) of content being created last year, as opposed to 150 exabytes that were created in 2005.
The article went on to predict that new models being deployed will produce ten times as many data streams as their predecessors, and in 2011 this will increase to 30 times as many. Traditional enterprise storage practices cannot address this growth in an economical way.
This book covers the following topics:
- Why Content Communism does not work
- How elastic cloud storage works
- Cloud storage myths
- How to integrate security that exceeds most current enterprise security practices
- Essential details about how to make cloud storage effective
- Backing up data and planning for quick disaster recovery