Storage and Compute Platform
To compound the challenge, government regulations require organizations to store more business data and do so for long periods of time.
Result: Runaway data growth is predicted to be greater than 30 percent year over year. And, even though storage costs are dropping, traditional storage capacity takes months to provision and install. That means you need to purchase large blocks of storage capacity to support storage needs later in the year.
CSC is helping organizations transform storage infrastructure with Storage as a Service, a series of utility-based services that can help you unlock 12 to 48 percent of storage costs, free up capital, improve business agility and boost system performance.
Storage as a Service - Store
Nearly 90% of all data that currently exists was produced in the past 2 years. Data is growing at 50% a year — more than doubling every 2 years — and organizations must store data for longer periods. It’s no wonder that storage hardware now accounts for more than a third of the typical IT budget — and that doesn’t include operating costs.
CSC Storage as a Service – Store is a fully managed utility-based service for storing all your file- and block-level data. It’s the most efficient way to manage the flood of data threatening to engulf your business. It enables you to maximize storage performance while better handling growth, acquisitions and seasonal fluctuations in demand. Add capacity quickly while cutting the amount of capital tied up in storage, and reduce the burden of provisioning.
Storage as a Service - Recover
Traditional data recovery methods rely on older magnetic tapes and tape drives — even though one out of every 20 tapes can fail. In addition, tapes can be lost or stolen. They may be difficult to retrieve in the event of a widespread disaster — which could affect your business for an extended period.
CSC Storage as a Service – Recover is a disk-based managed data protection service that safeguards your business data from events such as corruption, deletion or malicious attack and provides rapid recovery of your data when needed. Our approach enables you to minimize the impact of accidental deletion or system failure, back up data without disrupting operations and replace capital and resource intensive backup systems with a ‘pay as you go’ managed service.
Storage as a Service - Archive
The volume of data that your organization produces is growing year over year. The problem is getting worse, with regulatory requirements forcing you to retain more data, and hold on to it for longer. It’s no longer all right for your data to sit idle — you want to exploit your data through search, and manage litigation requests via eDiscovery. Solving the problem needs a new approach.
CSC Storage as a Service – Archive is a fully managed storage service, provided on a utility basis. It provides a secure, efficient way to cope with growing storage needs. It will enable you to control rapidly growing unstructured data while enforcing compliance through the retention of relevant documents. It will also help you streamline restore operations while reducing storage costs.