Technical Article The Problem With Storage Growth is That No One Is Minding the Store May 27, 2010 by Don MacVittie 219 article emc nas netapp san storage us 0 In late 2008, IDC predicted more than 61% Annual Growth Rate for unstructured data in traditional data centers through 2012. The numbers appear to hold up thus far, perhaps were even conservative. This was one of the first reports to include the growth from cloud storage providers in their numbers, and that particular group was showing a much higher rate of growth – understandable since they have to turn up the storage they’re going to resell. The update to this document titled World Wide Enterprise Systems Storage Forecast published in April of this year shows that even in light of the recent financial troubles, storage space is continuing to grow. Related Articles and Blogs Unstructured Data Will Become the Primary Task for Storage Our Storage Growth (good example of someone who can’t do the above) Tiered Storage Tames Data Storage Growth says Construction CIO Data Deduplication Market Driven by Storage Growth Tiering is Like Tables or Storing in the Cloud Tier last modified: May 27, 2010 0 Comment(s): You must be logged in to post comments.