Information wants to be free.
Datacenters, are growing at an exponential rate due to the ever growing needs of the information age. While storage continues to increase, meaning less servers for same data amount, the need for redundancy in the form of fail-overs, backups, etc. continue to increase. The loss of data in today’s business world can mean the end of a business so it is vital that data is backed up to the cloud.
Microsoft proposed the question, “50% of us live near the ocean, why doesn’t our data?” but why the ocean?