Without Advanced Data Management and Protection, All Else Fails

The amount and variety of digital data now available to organizations – and its emergence as a critical business resource – is broadly understood. Beneath that general understanding, however, lies much IT uncertainty and concern. The volumes of structured and unstructured data inundating organizations threatens to overwhelm data storage, management, and governance capabilities, as well as IT budgets. This paper will provide a high-level overview of the data management demands facing organizations today, and identifies the necessary data lifecycle platforms and processes to extract maximum value from the sea of data now available.