DATA MANAGEMENT AND DATA PROTECTION TRENDS HELP YOU SEE THE FOREST THROUGH THE TREES

Today’s business leaders are under pressure like never before. Globalization and 24/7/365 connectivity to a wide variety of device and end user types, data coming and going everywhere, means they need to modernize and go digital, yet do it efficiently and securely, with minimal impact to the business. That also means IT organizations are squarely in the spotlight. IT is—and should be—repositioning themselves to become a business enabler instead of the traditional cost center. They need to focus on offering value-added, responsive service at a speed and efficiency like never before.

Data is the Lifeblood of Today’s Thriving Organizations

The same globalization and connectivity means data protection has never been more in the forefront. Organizations are realizing that information assets are their lifeblood, and if managed and analyzed properly, can be a tremendous competitive differentiator in a fast-paced business environment.

Staying in lock step, or at least close behind, the latest data management and protection trends helps you see the forest through the trees, so you can make a clear path to success in maximizing the true and inherent value of your data. Such insight also helps IT organizations better meet increasingly demanding SLAs, simplify management across complex IT environments, and reduce costs. That frees time to focus on transforming IT into a customer-service driven, responsive team.

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IT INFRASTRUCTURE SEES EXPONENTIAL GROWTH IN THE CLOUD; TRADITIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE STILL STRONG

Cloud IT Infrastructure Product Sales Grew 23% in Q32015

Private Cloud Sales Grew to $2.9 Billion in 2015

Public Cloud Spending on Storage Grew 26.7%

Non-Cloud Environments Still the Largest Segment

Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, 3Q 2015