Qumulo Hybrid Cloud File Software: Unleash the Power of File Data, Wherever the Application Resides
Melinda Smith May, 2017
ESG Research Insights Paper
ESG undertook a research study of 152 IT decision makers in North America (US and Canada), either within the IT department or embedded in a line-of-business group knowledgeable about their organization’s cloud and/or data storage environments. ESG found several themes running through the study:
- Modern, unstructured data environments are distributed, and the cloud plays a central role in meeting the demands of the business of these unstructured data environments.
- Regardless of the benefits the cloud may offer, the cloud adds risk and complexity to IT, which, if not addressed, can lead to cost overruns or workloads returning to on-premises data centers (i.e., repatriation).
- IT complexity due to cloud use can be mitigated with advanced hybrid cloud unstructured storage solutions that can help minimize, or eliminate, the impact of refactoring applications.