Vision Report

Storage Management Is Dying — Long Live Storage!

The Future Of Enterprise Data Storage

August 30th, 2021
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Naveen Chhabra , Audrey Lynch , Diane Lynch

Summary

Virtualized compute and as-a-service offerings revolutionized the way organizations utilize compute. Storage virtualization and storage-as-a-service offerings are poised to make a bigger impact on how IT delivers service as it decouples data from difficult-to-manage, centralized storage pools. Impacts will touch governance, organizational structure, role definitions, and financial accounting throughout the organization. Technology leaders should use this report to develop a strategy for how they use storage and where they’ll move key skills to adapt to how the business is using data.

Want to read the full report?

This report is available for individual purchase ($1495).

Forrester helps business and technology leaders use customer obsession to accelerate growth. That means empowering you to put the customer at the center of everything you do: your leadership strategy, and operations. Becoming a customer-obsessed organization requires change — it requires being bold. We give business and technology leaders the confidence to put bold into action, shaping and guiding how to navigate today's unprecedented change in order to succeed.