Joe Shepley explains a middle approach to file analytics, when it comes to cost. You leverage free tools to deal with ROT and reduce your drive volume, then buy (or rent) just the right modules of more advanced tools to deal with sensitive data.
You don’t have to spend a fortune to be successful with file analytics. You can take the “Yugo” approach when there are heavy constraints on costs. There’s a lot you can do with free or nearly free file analytics tools. […]