7 Reasons You Should Archive Your Company’s Data Now

7 Reasons You Should Archive Your Company's Data Now

There are many reasons to archive data, but mostly it comes down to aligning data preservation with other company goals such as keeping cost structures low and system performance high. While there are a variety of ways to archive older, unused data some are better than others. Solutions offering seamless data access and central policy management which requires no end-user downloads are among the top considerations for most companies.

Here are 7 reasons you should archive your company’s data now.

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Best Practices for Backing Up Media & Gaming Files

Best Practices for Media and Gaming File Backups

To gaming companies, 24/7 data access as well as secure disaster recovery is critical. Though data back-up is an essential component of operational integrity for businesses of all types, for the gaming industry it is probably the most important. Following best practices for backing up gaming files could be considered a matter of survival. This is because, unlike typical machine-generated data in a database which can often be reproduced more cost effectively than it can be backed up and recovered, reproducing gaming and media files is generally cost prohibitive.

Recovering media and gaming files is far more complex than simple image-based replications. This has led to long and laborious practices geared exclusively towards protecting gaming data.

Here are some best practices for backing up your media and gaming files that have the right balance of both capacity and performance.

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5 Ways File Archiving Can Save Your Company Hundreds Each Year

5 ways file archiving can save your company hundreds

There are a number of important benefits that a smart, state-of-the-art file archiving can offer your company. It increases the amount of storage space you have available, thus reducing the need to purchase more. It helps company management oversight, allowing for greater control of access to proprietary information. It facilitates e-discovery and preserves content that might be needed for legal proceedings. And that’s just scratching the surface.

Here are 5 ways file archiving can do all of that while also saving your company hundreds of dollars each year.

It’s true that maintaining your company’s rapidly growing data may be considered a necessary cost of doing business. That does not mean, however, that you cannot do so affordably. When you implement a file archiving system that improves your organizational efficiency, you are able to realize dramatic cost savings. You are thus conducting business as usual at a lower cost yet higher level of efficiency.

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How to Store Digital Media Files for Optimal Productivity

Store Digital Media Files

One of the biggest obstacles to productivity organizations face today is in file storage. Particularly, the proper way to store digital media files. Archiving data has seemingly always presented a storage issue. The advent of big data at rest and big data in motion means you need to understand how it is used and what challenges it presents. Most importantly, you need to make sure that your organization has high performance storage architecture to accommodate large streaming files.

How Media Files Are Used

Digital media files are used in a number of different settings. There is tremendous diversity in the use of these files. Platforms on which rich media files are created and used also differ quite dramatically from one organization to the next. What is consistent is that whether it is being used for music and gaming or for business intelligence, it is the end user experience that is most important.

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