Backup and data protection architectures as we know them are about to undergo a drastic set of changes in the next few years. The market is quickly morphing as end users weather a perfect storm hitting their infrastructure and affecting the efficiency of their operations.
This storm is partially driven by the consumerization of IT, which compounds the level of expectations placed on the data recovery team, as users demand “we want our data back, and we want it now!”
Having extensively surveyed the CA ARCserve® customer base, we were able to confirm many other trends and challenges. The crisis that is now fueling an unprecedented and dramatic review of best practices in data protection is also creating a fundamental shift towards more measurability…and a keen focus on recovery.