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February 2017

Object Storage 101

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Standard file and block storage have their places, but there is an increasing move to object storage to meet the governance, risk and compliance needs of organisations, while also providing enhanced information management capabilities, say analysts Clive Longbottom and Marcus Austin.

Table Of Contents

  • Organisations invest heavily in storage systems to protect the integrity and security of information.
  • Object storage keeps data assets as full objects instead of breaking them down.
  • This results in high levels of data availability without posing a security risk.