Case Study C – Network used to store much redundant data.


Customer C recently identified the following;

  • jpg’s make up 25% of data stored
  • 15 file types make up 77% of network
  • 14% of network is made up of 100 files
  • The network contained 603 movies, 383 of which were not accessed within 2 years
  • 6 movies were duplicates and took up 5.3 GB of space on the network
  • It was estimated that 1/3rd of the entire data stored could be deleted/stubbed
  • 2% of the network was deleted within 60 seconds of looking at reports!
  • In total 66% of space was reclaimed from the organisations network