data_auditing_graph1One of the major reasons that any customer should conduct an initial storage assessment or audit is to establish a starting position or “baseline “. This baseline information is then used as a reference against which improvements in performance over time can be measured.

A Datarch File System Assessment service can provide you with your own unique, automated “data profile”.

Customers who have used this service have discovered;

  • 30-40% of static data is archive-able content (for files 1 year or older)
  • 50%+ of static data is archive-able content (for files 181 days or older)
  • Data growth rates between 60 and 300% year on year
  • 5-10% of data consist of duplicate files


File Audits Datarch provides in depth reporting and a recommended course of action for your current and future storage data_auditing_graph2needs focusing on the following areas :

  • Static systems
  • Systems with new storage creation
  • Least modified systems
  • Systems with large duplicate files
  • Top Volumes by Percentage used
  • Most modified systems
  • Most accessed systems
  • Top Systems by Total Space Used


In addition to file system reporting Data also provide E-mail analysis which can accurately predict load reductions on Exchange servers based on the deployment of E-mail archive solutions. The charts on the right show the real overhead reduction on the exchange server of a large financial institution.


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