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Cloud Object Storage: Another Race to the Bottom?

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451 Research revealed that the cloud price battlefield has shifted from virtual machines (VMs) to cloud object storage. The analyst firm predicts that other services — particularly databases — will undergo the same pricing pressures over the next 18 months.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Hybrid Cloud will Enable Streams of Data to Flow Freely

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Forward-thinking executives believe cloud services can empower them to achieve their strategic business outcomes. They want their whole leadership team to collaborate across the business, developing a comprehensive IT strategy that utilizes existing infrastructure investments and the elasticity of cloud services.

Source: Business Technology Roundtable

Why CIOs are Seeking Optimal Enterprise Storage Solutions

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The exponential growth of data within the typical enterprise presents a huge challenge for CIOs that must seek new ways to fund and deploy comprehensive storage solutions. Enterprise IT organizations are embracing a range of Flash-optimized architectures as they continue to transform their storage infrastructures, according to 451 Research.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Worldwide Enterprise Storage Market Declines 7%

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Total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenue declined 7 percent year-over-year to $8.2 billion during the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16), according to IDC. Total capacity shipments were down 4 percent year-over-year to 27.8 exabytes during the quarter.

Source: IDC

Worldwide ‘Data as a Service’ Market will Grow by 44 Percent

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The global DaaS market to reach almost $1.2 billion between 2016 and 2020. The growing need to reduce data management costs is the primary driving force behind market growth. Enterprises can considerably reduce IT storage costs by the implementation of data-as-a-service (DaaS) as the expenses involved are based on data usage.

Source: Technavio

Growing Need for IoT Analytics that Extract Value from Data

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IoT users are struggling to exploit the information it generates but have plans to do so. Today, less than one-tenth of respondents say they are using more than 25% of their IoT data; half expect to reach that threshold in three years’ time, with even higher usage rates expected in industries like Financial Services, Professional Services and Retail.

Source: Oxford Economics

How More CEOs are Embracing Data Analytics in 2016

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Data and analytics capabilities have become a top priority for businesses, with many organizations using the discipline to help gain a competitive advantage and improve the customer experience. In fact, many organizations place such high value on data and analytics that primary responsibility for the function lies with the company CEO.

Source: eMarketer