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HyperScale Economics

HyperScale Economics

At the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Management Summit held in June 2011, Gartner analysts discussed the growing storage challenges facing the enterprise. One of the metrics provided by Gartner was the estimate that “total lifecycle management costs for data ranges from $0.75 to $1 per GB per month for on-premise enterprise storage environments, with world class on-premise enterprise storage costs being about $0.33 per GB per month”.