Measuring storage value vs. storage cost- Randy Kerns blog on Storage Soup

By Randy Kerns, Monday, March 25th 2013

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A recent conversation I had about the cost of storage made me think that talking about the cost of storage is the wrong way to approach it. The discussion should be about the value that storage delivers.

Trying to explain the complex nature of meeting specific demands for storing and retrieving information and advanced features for management and access is difficult when discussing it with someone who is focused only on how much it costs to store the information.

When storage costs, there is an implicit assumption that all factors are equal in storing and retrieving information. But several factors should take priority:

 

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