Data's Dark Side

Data's Dark Side

Your data has a secret. And it’s going to cost you.

Let's get started.
Tell us a little bit about yourself.

How does your company compare?
Let’s find out.

Slide to indicate your current storage needs:

FACT:
The average enterprise stores 10PB of data.
10PB
250TB 100PB
FACT:
The average enterprise stores 10PB of data.

Breaking down the data

10pb = 23.1 billion files
File Count (in millions)
Storage (in TBs)

What you should know:

According to Vanson Bourne, 15% of the average company’s data is considered business-critical, 33% is ROT, and 52% is unclassified—aka “dark.”

Let’s dig a little deeper.
where is your company headquartered?

How your company's dark data ranks with the world:

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Dark Data ROT Data Business-Critical Data

86% of IT decision makers think the amount of data they store increases the time it takes to respond to a data breach.
86% of IT decision makers think the amount of data they store increases the time it takes to respond to a data breach.

But now for the real nitty gritty:
How much is all this data costing your company?

$50,000,000

The average cost to store 1PB of data for 1 year is $5 million.

Let’s break down that storage cost.

Business-critical, stale, or dark—all data costs money to store.
How much?

Next year, organizations will create 39% more data than this year. The question is: Will your budget grow 39% too?

There has to be a better way.

Start by shedding more light on all your Dark Data with Information Map from Veritas.

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Because knowing how much you can save in storage starts with knowing exactly what you have in storage.

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