Business enterprises of all sizes & from varied industries often have a definite bottom line. Cost minimization & profit maximization are always the top goals & in order to achieve this, leveraging next-gen tools & technologies always helps in accelerating the growth.
The Salesforce cloud platform has been recognized as the most adopted technology by industry leaders considering the robust capabilities that it brings to any business in order to achieve critical sales, service, & marketing goals, powered by its top-notch CRM. To enable business enterprises to achieve more success in less time, Salesforce has set certain controls to ensure consistent system performance. Keeping relatively less storage in the org to make it light & consistently performing is one such major control.
As we know, Salesforce storage can be categorized into three types including file storage, data storage, and Big Objects. Big Objects is Salesforce’s big data-based storage system. In this blog, we are going to discuss Salesforce data storage & how Salesforce customers can optimize their data growth without hitting the storage limits.
Salesforce data storage consists of the data records stored within Standard and Custom Objects. Data storage includes;
Salesforce Data Storage Limits
Every Contact Manager, Group, Essentials, Professional, Enterprise, Performance, and Unlimited Editions of Salesforce are allocated 10GB for data storage, plus incrementally added user storage. For example, a Professional Edition Org with 10 users receives 10GB of data storage, plus 200 MB, for 10.2 GB of total data storage.
Analyzing Salesforce Data Storage Usage
To understand how your data storage in Salesforce is being consumed, you need to first identify which objects in your org are the top data growth sources and occupy the maximum storage space. To prevent your org from hitting the maximum data storage limits in Salesforce & restrict you from paying significantly high costs for storage upgradation, you need to implement a future-proof data management strategy in Salesforce that can meet efficient storage management, application performance, and compliance needs along with complete control over the CRM data.
Data growth in Salesforce is inevitable. With your growing business and digitalization, data growth might happen from multiple sources, and having the right strategy will not only help you transform your storage needs but also make your business data-driven.
How to Increase your Data Storage in Salesforce: Top 3 Tips from the Data Management Experts
There are quite a few options in order to optimize data storage in Salesforce. Some of the industry-adopted strategies are; Deleting the unwanted data from Salesforce after taking a backup, Purchasing additional storage from Salesforce, and Archiving data from Salesforce storage to another secondary storage without losing the accessibility. After working with multiple industry leaders in the past decade who are running their business on the highly volatile Salesforce platform, we learned what most of the future-ready enterprises are embracing in order to achieve data success in a highly data-driven business environment while keeping the data growth & storage in control.
Option-1: Cleaning up Unwanted Data Manually or Automatically
You can clean unwanted data both manually and automatically in order to increase your Salesforce data storage space.
Manually cleaning unwanted data
Automatically cleaning unwanted data
Option-2: Purchasing Additional Storage Space from Salesforce
Option-3: Archiving the Old/Compliance Data
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