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Embrace Cloud Economics For On-Premises Enterprise Storage

Consumption-Based Pricing For Cloud Changes Enterprise Perspectives On Storage Procurement

May 18, 2017

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Cloud storage isn't a panacea, considering enterprises' concerns about privacy, governance, availability, and unpredictable costs, but the basic opex cost model is extremely attractive. Enterprises are increasingly demanding on-premises consumption-based pricing from both legacy and new vendors as part of new procurements. To help infrastructure and operations (I&O) teams and professionals get the maximum benefits from consumption-based storage, this report reviews the basic concepts and variations of this economic model, which intentionally mimics cloud pricing.

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