We live in an age of information. It is everywhere. Physical and electronic, it can exist and be stored in a plethora of locations and in dozens of forms. Structured and unstructured. Business critical. Financial. Legal. Human Resources. Each governed by their own compliance and regulatory statutes.
The storage of physical and electronic stores is often akin the proverbial home loft or attic. However, unlike one’s home, it is all too easy to simply increase the space – physical or virtual - to accommodate more data.