IDC forecasts that by 2025 the global datasphere will grow to 163ZB (that is a trillion gigabytes). That's ten times the 16.1ZB of data generated in 2016, and majority of that being unstructured data.
Legacy NAS appliances do not scale to address your growing data volume. And more recent NAS solutions claiming scale-out are delivered on expensive proprietary hardware appliances, increasing your expense. Due to their architecture, these NAS solutions face scaling limitations and do not support global deduplication. Additionally to leverage benefits of the public cloud, they rely on bolt-on cloud gateways, which adds cost and complexity.