Why It’s Important to Focus on the Data, Not the Storage Medium

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Spectra Logic's Molly Rector recently had the opportunity to contribute an article to Computer Technology Review on the importance of focusing on the data instead of the storage medium when it comes to data storage. She explained how deciding which storage media to use involves many factors including cost, reliability, data integrity and accessibility.

In the article, she also discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each storage medium and explains how the key to protecting data is to first understand the merits of the storage media, and second, to focus on the data requirements and usage.

To read more on her perspective here’s a link to her Computer Technology Review article: Focus on the Data, Not the Storage Medium