What content is stored on your file shares? This is essential information prior to a migration. Xillio sees a file share analysis as the starting point of every migration project.
Do your employees have the freedom to freely store content in various network locations? If so, then your file shares or network drives are most likely polluted with a large volume of Redundant, Obsolete, and Trivial (ROT) content. Research by Xillio shows that an average of 22% of all folders on a file share are empty and over 39% of all files are duplicates.
The presence of ROT content on your network can impact the following:
You most likely do not want to take this pollution into your new content management environment. Xillio offers very extensive file share analysis and reports about the content quantity of your network drives. This gives you insight into which content within your network is redundant, redundant or trivial. Or which content is on your files shares at all.
You can have this file share analysis performed by the IT service provider you want or have the work carried out by the experienced consultants of Xillio.
The default file share report performed by Xillio includes an analysis of, among others: