Trends Report

Cloud Data Management Is Still Risky For Trusted Business Data

Immature Data Governance Capabilities Strangle Business Value

March 13th, 2015
With contributors:
Gene Leganza , Leslie Owens , Henry Peyret , Shaun McGovern


Organizations are adopting cloud for big data, self-service business intelligence, and omnichannel personalized customer engagement. The ability to scale and shrink quickly in a cost-effective manner is enticing to both enterprise architects and line-of-business executives who demand faster and more agile data capabilities. However, are data-management-as-a-service (DMaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions ready for more than just collecting, storing, and provisioning data? This report reveals the current state of data management capabilities in the cloud and what enterprise architects need to consider as they plan out their cloud data road maps.

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