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An outlook on eDiscovery – trends To watch in 2011

Bob Tennant CEO Recommind | March 4, 2011
Recommind CEO sees regulation as main driver of eDiscovery software purchases

Information Governance emerges as the dark horse candidate for 2011’s biggest trend

In 2001, $200 bought 40 gigabytes of storage space. In 2010, it bought you two terabytes. This has fed into the worst of our hoarder inclinations, with most people never seriously considering deleting data. For most, the only document destruction occurs at the loss of a hard drive to mechanical malfunction, or the purchase of a new computer.

The world is, simply put, drowning in data, and while the cost of storage has come down dramatically in the last decade, the growth in data has been even more dramatic. With recent year-over-year growth well over 50%, IDC predicts

 

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