Up to 80% of an enterprise's information assets are stored in an unstructured fashion, making it very difficult to retrieve, manage, and dispose of data in a cost-effective manner. The first step towards managing this difficulty is data classification. This research note delves into data classification by:
- Identifying data classification benefits.
- Discussing appropriate classification methods, tools, and required efforts.
- Distinguishing data classification pitfalls.
- Establishing an action plan for mitigating unstructured data.
Discover and classify enterprise data properly in order to reduce costs, increase compliance, and efficiently manage stored resources.