The emergence of new data-intensive applications is resulting in the accumulation of huge amounts of digital information. Indeed, the collection of data that analysts so calmly referred to as a "sea of data" just ten years ago has now swollen to tsunami forces. As a result, one might say that today's data management professionals are facing a "perfect storm," and calmer waters are not yet in sight.

Most analytical reports today cite exorbitant factors when projecting enterprise data growth over the next five years. For example:

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