Many disk and file administration management tools will let you set up alerts to inform you when a server or workstation drive is nearing its maximum capacity. Here are some options on how we can build visualization tools around this.
Source: Disk Space Monitoring – Predict When Full | Network Wrangler - Tech Blog
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