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Keeping Up with Storage Needs

There has been a definite yet slow shift toward cloud-based storage in the past few years

The growth of Big Data has, in many ways, come as a result of changes in the way we use the Internet. Today’s Internet is as much a repository of data as it is a way for individuals and organizations to connect with others. As this change has taken place, changes have also come to how businesses keep up with storing all of that data and making it available wherever its personnel need it.

The old days
Not that long ago adding storage space to an enterprise meant adding devices and adding media with larger capacities. Hard drives, tape drives, optical media, USB drives and even the old faithful floppy disk provided additional storage. The tech has improved over the years, adding to capacity – as well as demand.

Moving to the cloud
There has been a definite yet slow shift toward cloud-based storage in the past few years. Companies haven’t been able to add storage technology quick enough, so they outsource it to the Internet. Many businesses have a patchwork storage configuration, with bits hidden here and there, all more or less connected via various devices and cloud services.

Unitiv to the rescue
This patchwork creates vulnerability, which is something Unitiv understands. Unitiv recognizes the trend, and has partnered with a full suite of storage manufacturers to fit just about any organization. No matter what applications you need to integrate, no matter your infrastructure, Unitiv can make it work.

Hitachi Data Systems:

Red Hat Storage Server

HP’s Storage lineup includes:

NetApp

And more...

Each solution is designed to meet the needs of organizations of various sizes, shapes and industries. From healthcare to finance to manufacturing to the service industry and beyond, there’s a storage solution from Unitiv that’s right for your business.

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