Managing the Unmanageable: A Better Way to Manage Storage

Apr 25, 2011

Government data is growing extremely fast – industry analysts predict that, on average, data doubles every 18 months, but government data growth is even faster. Today, it’s not uncommon for government agencies to have more than 200 terabytes of storage—much more than other industry segments. In fact, some agencies experience storage growth rates of 30 percent or more per year. But traditional storage methods are not good enough, fast enough, efficient enough, cost-effective enough, or easy enough to keep up with today’s fast-paced, on-demand world. Read this to learn how Isilon scale-out storage solutions can scale virtually infinitely, provide end-to-end data protection, and handle everything from imagery, streaming media and full-motion video to satellite data, biometrics and other large file-based data.