3 Ways File Archiving Reduces Gaming Data Storage Costs

Reduce Gaming Data Storage Costs

Are you spending a fortune to store your gaming data?

In the United States alone, gaming generates over $20 billion in revenue. This number is only expected to grow as social games gain more popularity. Since communications companies like AT&T and Verizon are moving into offering unlimited data plans once again, which will also lead to spikes in gaming data usage. The more game players sign on, the more opportunity exists for generating revenue. This means more games, and as a result, more gaming data. Yet, this is only the case when the customer gaming experience is excellent and they are truly engaged.

One of the keys to improving your customer experience lies in taking advantage of the data that is generated. The more information you have about your customers, the more you can adapt your company to make it more appealing and realize higher conversions. Also, the more efficient your servers are, the better performance is. This leads to higher usage rates and more loyal customers long-term.

Too often, gaming companies answer the need for increased data storage by adding to their existing systems. There is, however, a significant opportunity for your company to improve system performance. With each new add-on comes backup requirements as well as expenses involved in the increased workload and added complexity.

Here are 3 ways that having an efficient file archiving system can reduce gaming data storage costs.

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Retail File Archiving: A Cost Effective Alternative to Traditional Data Storage

Retail File Archiving

Your retail business has always relied on data, but not like it does today. The amount of information that you rely on for your day-to-day business operations has exploded. This drives your business (and can cost a fortune)!

With so much retail data now at hand, you can no longer rely on slow, unwieldy, and expensive traditional data storage. Your best alternative is cost effective retail file archiving.

Here’s how retail file archiving can save on costs and performance slow-downs.

The Disadvantages of Legacy Archiving

The old method of traditional tape-based archiving may have made sense once, but not any longer. Though it may be relatively inexpensive to send your archive tapes to off-site storage, retrieval is time consuming. It requires that you maintain the original equipment and applications that created the tapes in order to restore data. There is a risk of the media itself losing its integrity as a result of age.

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Lower Construction Data Storage Costs in 3 Simple Steps

Lower Construction Data Storage Costs

Construction data storage costs have been on the rise. With revenue generation and cost savings as key focus areas, it’s easy to run off the rails. After all, there is so much information to track and utilize.

From the estimating/pre-construction process to reconciliation of sub bids, from tracking subcontractor input to analyzing historical spec rates, you need a way to improve your back-office integration that gives you immediate access to customer, product and reference data.

Storing all of your valuable information in a way that still leaves it accessible may sound like a formula for adding to your costs, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Lowering your construction data storage costs is a project that can result in direct and indirect savings.

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5 Ways to Make Productivity a Priority in your Business

Make productivity a business priority

Is productivity a priority in your business? Over the last thirty years, businesses have been gifted with a number of innovative tools that have created a sea change in ability. From teleconferencing to laptops, tablets and smartphones we are able to store more information, communicate, and access more data faster than ever.

Yet surveys show us that productivity is on the decline.

Why is that?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in the last quarter of 2014, business output fell by 3.2% despite the fact that work hours increased by 5.1%. And business productivity decreased 1.8%.

When productivity falls, profitability is not far behind.

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