How IT Addresses Severe Storage Issues

How IT Addresses Severe Storage Issues

How IT Addresses Severe Storage IssuesHow IT Addresses Severe Storage Issues

Storage problems often reach severe levels of concern, so incorporating a flexible storage system can be crucial for avoiding an impact on the business.

All InclusiveAll Inclusive

About three out of five IT pros say more than half of their organization’s current environment is virtualized, and nearly one-fifth say more than 90% of their company’s environment is virtualized.

Top Virtualized AppsTop Virtualized Apps

Microsoft SQL Server: 66%, File sharing: 53%, Microsoft Exchange: 49%, Microsoft SharePoint: 45%, Desktops (VDI): 41%

Storage StrugglesStorage Struggles

52% of IT pros say they experience “occasional” storage performance challenges, while an additional 5% say these challenges are constant and highly impactful.

Capacity OverloadCapacity Overload

52% say they experience “occasional” storage capacity challenges, and an additional 6% say such challenges are regular and severe.

Best BlendBest Blend

47% say they are running a hybrid storage environment comprised of both disk and flash.

Means to an EndMeans to an End

61% say they leverage flash storage through a standalone, hybrid storage array, and 23% opt for a standalone, all-flash storage array.

Key Components, Part IKey Components, Part I

63% say their existing storage allows for replication to a remote site, and 59% say it provides compression for primary storage.

Key Components, Part IIKey Components, Part II

58% say their existing storage provides deduplication for primary storage, and 30% say it allows for encryption at rest.

Top Drivers of Flash Deployment for StorageTop Drivers of Flash Deployment for Storage

Improved app response times: 72%, Better end-user satisfaction: 48%, More business growth/expansion: 38%. Reduced operating expenses: 25%, Data center consolidation: 23%

CIO Insight Staff
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