Managing unstructured data to boost performance, lower costs

Nov 30, 2020 | Media

Unstructured data is the fastest growing data around. It’s increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 61%, according to IDC, and will account for 80% of worldwide data by 2025. For many large IT organizations, it passed that mark a while ago.

Unstructured data growth is no longer being driven by the usual suspects — documents, spreadsheets, presentations, photos, videos and audio. The impetus behind its growth today is sources such as logs, IoT devices, social media, CCTV, sensors, metadata and even search engine queries.

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