Extending the Data Center to the Cloud

Businesses are constantly challenged with finding new ways to be more cost-efficient, responsive to rapidly changing markets, and competitive.

While virtualization has helped IT realize greater efficiency and agility, it hasn’t sufficiently addressed the problems related to data’s explosive growth, the management and mining of structured and unstructured data, and data protection for very distributed data (e.g., multiple clouds).

Adopting a cloud delivery model is one of the initiatives that organizations have been leveraging to help meet these challenges. In fact, 41% of ESG research respondents have reported that cloud provided their organizations reductions in IT costs with 26% seeing improvements in productivity.(1)

Find out more about cloud use cases in this whitepaper: