Take Control of Unstructured Data with File Analysis

Unstructured data is multiplying faster than ever, but our file analysis tool makes it easy to track and organize all that data and reduce storage bloat.

With the ability to process over 1 billion records per hour, Visual One Intelligence™ automates records so you can spend your time where it counts – structuring your infrastructure as cost-effectively as possible.

File Analysis is Essential for Organizing Unstructured Data
File Analysis is Essential for Organizing Unstructured Data

Take Control of Unstructured Data with File Analysis

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Quickly See How Data is Distributed

Get an instant view into the distribution of data across your infrastructure according to:

  • the kind of data,
  • who owns how much data,
  • how long data has remained untouched.

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Determine Which Data to Move

It can be hard to know when data can safely be moved without running afoul of regulatory compliance or disrupting organizational activities.

Use our trend charts to quickly see how long your data typically remains untouched before no longer being needed. Reduce storage waste – without moving something you shouldn’t.

Automate File-by-File Research … No More Searching for Needles in Haystacks

Once you know which data sets might be ready for archival, re-tiering, or migration to the cloud, run a customized file analysis report to access details about only the files you are interested in.

With the ability to process one billion records per hour, Visual One Intelligence™ makes it easy to confirm when data can safely be moved or deleted.

“Most flexible adaptable tool for IT reporting…It’s nice to not have to buy an additional licensed module in order to generate a critical one-off report.”

— Senior Team Leader | IT Services,
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File analysis is a secret weapon against rapid data storage growth.

File Analysis is the Secret Weapon for Managing Data Storage Growth

File Analysis FAQs

File analysis is the process of collecting, filtering, and displaying file metadata so that teams can evaluate each file and take action based on that evaluation.

File analysis is useful for:

  • Safely archive or re-allocate bulk data
  • Delete junk data
  • Identify file owners
  • Eliminate unneeded duplicate files
  • Locate hidden or non-business files

In the past, file analysis was rarely a good option in large infrastructures. It was cheaper to buy bulk low-tier storage for all of their old data than to eliminate some by doing file analysis manually. Not only would it be a full-time job, but it would require end user involvement to explain what each file is for and how important each one is.

But with a file analysis tool like Visual One Intelligence’s®, it’s easy to automatically organize all your file metadata so you can sort it and quickly identify stale data for archival.

How quickly? Well, at Visual One Intelligence™ we currently process up to one billion records per hour in a file analysis report.

No; our file analysis reports scan the directory and never touch a file or change it in any way.

Yes! With a standard subscription you have full, 24/7 data collection and reports – including all of our file analysis visibility and insights. Plus, you can try us out free for 60 days.

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