In the year 2000, the legendary Nokia 3310 cellphone came on to the market with a storage capacity of 1 MB. Nowadays, a single digital photo taken with a 12-megapixel camera takes up about 2-4.5 MB. Likewise, Microsoft’s Windows 2000 required;133MHz or higher Pentium-compatible CPU,64MB RAM recommended minimum; more memory generally improves responsiveness (4GB RAM maximum), 2GB hard disk with a minimum of 650MB of free space.

Nowadays, the flagship of the Samsung brand; The S20 has a 1TB storage capacity and a 12GB RAM capacity, operating on a 1×2.8 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A510 CPU. This sharp contrast shows the staggering truth that the more sophisticated communications get the more storage we need.

Companies usually stored sensitive information on a company hard drive, 500G or 1 TB depending on the volume. However, with the digitalization of every aspect of human endeavor the need for expanded storage capabilities have only grown exponentially. This has given rise to various data storage options. According to IBM, there are five (5) types of storage devices and they are; SSD and flash storage, Hybrid storage, Cloud storage, Hybrid cloud storage, and Backup software and appliances.

Most people are familiar with solid state drives (SSDs) and flash drives, as well as hard drives (HDDs).The challenge with these types of storage devices is that they are finite hence, the need for more sophisticated storage devices. Cloud storage and hybrid cloud storage allows you to store copious amounts of data in an off-site location that you access through the public internet or a dedicated private network connection.

The hybrid cloud storage system allows you to store data on both private and public cloud services. This allows you to compartmentalize data and access to forestall against unauthorized access.

One thing that is most obvious is that data storage needs are a pressing need that needs to be addressed accordingly.

We are Platview Technologies, we are an innovative and agile cyber security company with the goal of safe-guarding businesses with our world-class, industry-leading services and technology solutions. You can rest easy knowing your data storage needs have been well met.