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Charging per drive enables IT to take advantage of capacity increases while avoiding the hassle that comes with per-terabyte costs, said Randy Kerns, an analyst at Evaluator Group, a consulting firm in Boulder, Colo.
“Per-terabyte licensing is really annoying for IT,” Kerns said. “It forces them to move data around to avoid additional charges.”