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How to Find Business Value in Your Data Through Modernization

  • How to Find Business Value in Your Data Through Modernization-

    Upgrade Data Management Systems

    Migrate away from legacy database management systems.

    With the exponential growth of data quantity and complexity, yesterday's technology can't keep up with the needs of today's data programs, much less tomorrow's. That's why organizations striving to get business value from their data will typically need to upgrade to the latest in database management, business intelligence and analytics tools. Organizations that fail to modernize will find it very challenging to implement effective and efficient data programs. Those that rise to the occasion will achieve key benefits like higher workload performance, increased data availability and enhanced data security, all of which enable major strides in innovation.

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How to Find Business Value in Your Data Through Modernization

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    Upgrade Data Management Systems

    Migrate away from legacy database management systems.

    With the exponential growth of data quantity and complexity, yesterday's technology can't keep up with the needs of today's data programs, much less tomorrow's. That's why organizations striving to get business value from their data will typically need to upgrade to the latest in database management, business intelligence and analytics tools. Organizations that fail to modernize will find it very challenging to implement effective and efficient data programs. Those that rise to the occasion will achieve key benefits like higher workload performance, increased data availability and enhanced data security, all of which enable major strides in innovation.

According to IDC, there will be 44 zettabytes of data in the world by 2020. That number might make a splashy headline, but it presents an entirely different challenge for organizations that will be tasked with storing, analyzing and utilizing this data. Companies are collecting more data, in varying types and sizes, from more sources than ever before, but it only becomes a meaningful and valuable asset when organizations can transform it into actionable insights. In today's increasingly crowded and complex data environment, that's more challenging than ever especially for businesses operating on legacy systems.

Infrastructure modernization is the key to unlocking data value. Of course, the path and pace of data modernization will differ depending on an organization's unique objectives or circumstances. Here, Anna Le, executive director of enterprise services product development, Dell Global Support & Deployment, offers five tips for finding business value in data through infrastructure modernization.