Forrester Research Explains Data Management for Hybrid Cloud

Posted 02/06/2018 by Penny Gralewski

As enterprises adopt hybrid cloud strategies, data management across those public and private clouds becomes a top priority. A common question we hear is how to manage data protection across a hybrid cloud environment?

We are seeing different scenarios. A mid-size organization is expanding beyond private cloud into public cloud. A large finance firm has data in multiple public clouds and on-premises. A channel partner is working with a multi-site educational institution on a digital transformation project that will eventually move all data to the cloud.

Every customer is different, but most have a hybrid cloud plan that needs to include comprehensive data protection.

According to Forrester VP and Principal Analyst Dave Bartoletti, 60 percent of North American and European enterprises say they have a hybrid cloud strategy. That means they are strategically using different cloud platforms for different workloads. IT teams are migrating, backing up and protecting workloads across hybrid cloud locations.

Learn how to advance your hybrid cloud data management strategy. These six short videos help you plan, execute and manage a data management strategy for hybrid cloud environments.

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Penny Gralewski is the solutions marketing lead for all things cloud data management related – especially how to move, manage and use data across on-premises and cloud storage locations.