Northwestern cuts data storage costs in half with Komprise

With its strong research focus, Northwestern University generates massive data. When faculty members initiate research, data goes first to a central pool. The University’s growing challenges were storage capacity and classification.

Abstract

With its strong research focus, Northwestern University generates massive data. When faculty members initiate research, data goes first to a central pool. Research data holdings have extended to billions of files and many petabytes of unstructured data, such as medical imaging and data from other fields, such as medicine, natural sciences, and music. The University’s growing challenges were storage capacity and classification.

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