There have been some big shifts happening in the world of cloud, the data center and the personnel who support it all. First of all, there is now a direct tie between the business and IT—the silos have been broken down, for the most part. In fact, an organization’s competitive advantage depends on the technologies the data center can deliver.
The benefits of moving to a converged infrastructure are compelling enough to make it an extremely fast-growing area, and adding flash to a converged architecture multiplies those benefits.
Gartner’s Q4 server revenue and shipping report shows that just leading in shipments does not equal an increase in revenue.
Embarking on your journey to the cloud can be daunting. Do you choose public cloud to free up IT resources? Is private cloud the better route to maintain data security? What about hybrid cloud?
Without a doubt, a company’s data is its biggest asset. Buried in that data is everything from proprietary product information to financial data to customer data—in essence, the crown jewels of the organization. Protecting that data is critical, but it has become more difficult to ensure full data protection as data stores have grown larger, the demand for fast access to data increases and security issues take center stage.