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


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.

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