CP:0316:RPT:Corporate Storage Trends


451 Global Digital Infrastructure Alliance: Corporate Storage Trends

Issue Summary

More than 700 members of the 451 Global Digital Infrastructure weighed in on storage -- a hot commodity for channel partners trying to help customers keep up with data growth. Respondents rate EMC as their No. 1 vendor and say the Dell deal won't change that. But AWS and Microsoft Azure are coming on strong.

Takeaways for Your Business

  • BC/DR is by far the No. 1 storage-related project on respondents' priority lists.
  • More than half, 55%, say dealing with data/capacity growth is a major pain point.
  • 36% say their storage spending will increase in the near-term, with most business going to EMC.