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Symantec Data Insight for Storage


Symantec Data Insight for Storage helps organizations better understand and control the sharp growth of unstructured data, including files such as documents, spreadsheets and emails. Data Insight for …

Symantec Data Insight for Storage helps organizations better understand and control the sharp growth of unstructured data, including files such as documents, spreadsheets and emails. Data Insight for Storage provides new visibility and control into the ownership and usage of unstructured data to help organizations reduce storage costs and align their information assets to business goals.

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  • 1. Data Insight Visibility and Control Over Your Unstructured DataData Insight 1
  • 2. Information Management Challenges Increasingly Unstructured WHO OWNS THE HOW IS THETHE HOW IS DATA PROTECTING THE DATA DATA USED USED DATA • Inadequate metadata • Who has accessed the data • Contain leakage information •over time? information Lack of audit when incident occurs • Who should have access? • What is the data governance • When is the data no longer • Are there gaps in the structure? •needed? the data no longer When is needed? protection or entitlements • Pre-requisite for other • What is the optimal method scheme? business initiatives to store data?Data Insight 2
  • 3. Symantec’s Solution: Data Insight Technology Users • Enables improved data governance • Infer Data Owners • User/Data Utilization Symantec Data Insight • Access Patterns & History File System Monitoring Technology • Permissions • Data usage context drives: • Data storage efficiency • Data security remediation • Data management policy Data (File Servers)Data Insight 3
  • 4. Storage is Being Used Inefficiently “Data is scattered on filers without divisional or owner organization…very difficult to pull detailed billing or reporting for divisions.” - Global 500 Insurance CompanyStorage teams are unable to:• recognize old and irrelevant data• allocate storage to the appropriate BU or department• easily understand data usage and consumption trendsData Insight 4
  • 5. Drive Better Storage Usage and Accountability Utilize Storage More Chargeback to Users Eliminate Orphan Data Effectively• Learn data consumption by • Identify orphan data • Obtain usage trends for user • Determine data to reclaim or capacity planning• Create business level archive • Break out storage usage by chargeback reports file type Data Insight 5
  • 6. Identify Data Owners Archie Andrews, 15 Mia Ruiz, 161 John Smith, 173 Marilyn Hamilton, 167 George Leong, 187Data Insight 6
  • 7. Identify Data AgeData Insight 7
  • 8. Report Inactive Data by Type Data Insight 8
  • 9. Show Activity by Time Data Insight 9
  • 10. Thank you! Copyright © 2010 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved. Symantec and the Symantec Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. This document is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as advertising. All warranties relating to the information in this document, either express or implied, are disclaimed to the maximum extent allowed by law. The information in this document is subject to change without notice.Data Insight 10