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Hybrid Cloud Is The Foundation For Storage Agility And Economics

Proper Utilization Of Cloud And Enterprise Storage Will Dictate BT Success

April 28, 2017

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Hybrid clouds are the future state of compute and storage for enterprises in the age of the customer. Hybrid cloud storage can now blend on-premises storage infrastructure with public and hosted cloud services. Advances in storage solutions are paving the way for more organizations to properly and more easily use the powerful hybrid combination. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals must balance cloud mobility and on-premises governance with hybrid cloud storage strategies that are optimal for their business technology (BT) agenda, not just convenient to implement. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy. We're updating it now to reflect our latest research on cloud and enterprise storage.

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Table of Contents

  • Cloud Storage Workloads Have Diversified
  • Raise Infrastructure To The Next Level With Hybrid Cloud Storage
  • Recommendations

  • Embrace Hybrid Architectures To Optimize A Cloud-Enabled World
  • What It Means

  • Cloud Forces A New Architectural Approach To Everything
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents