ESG Research Report: Hyperconverged Infrastructure Trends

Abstract:

In order to gain insight into how infrastructure is evolving to take on today’s business challenges, ESG surveyed 348 IT decision makers at organizations in North America (US and Canada) responsible for their organization’s on-premises infrastructure, specifically usage of or plans for hyperconverged infrastructure.

Survey participants represented a wide range of industries including manufacturing, financial services, retail, healthcare, and technology.

Topics: Storage Converged Infrastructure Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Infographic: Application Infrastructure Modernization Trends

Abstract:

IT organizations are balancing cloud-native and legacy infrastructure support while trying to decide how and where to host production applications amid digital transformation mandates.

Topics: Storage Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Infographic: 2021 Data Infrastructure Trends

Abstract:

Digital business initiatives are placing unprecedented pressures on both IT organizations and the infrastructure they manage.

Topics: Storage IT Infrastructure

ESG Research Report: 2022 Technology Spending Intentions Survey

Abstract:

In order to assess technology spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 706 senior IT decision makers representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America, Western Europe, and Asia-Pacific. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organization’s 2021 IT spending as well as their 2022 IT budget and spending plans at either an entire organization level or a business unit/division/branch level.

Topics: Storage Cybersecurity Data Protection Networking Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Converged Infrastructure Enterprise Mobility Cloud Services & Orchestration data management

ESG Complete Survey Results: 2022 Technology Spending Intentions Survey

Abstract:

ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada), Western Europe (UK, France, and Germany), and Asia Pacific (Australia, India, Japan, New Zealand, and Singapore) between September 9, 2021 and September 29, 2021. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be senior IT decision makers familiar and involved with their organization’s overall 2022 IT budget and spending plans.

This Complete Survey Results presentation focuses on 2022 IT budget expectations, technology initiatives and priorities, year-over-year spending change (overall and by different technologies), cloud adoption/usage trends, and the impact of ransomware on both IT and business operations.

Topics: Storage Cybersecurity Data Protection Networking Converged Infrastructure Enterprise Mobility Cloud Services & Orchestration IT Spending Intentions data management

ESG Research Report: Data Infrastructure Trends

Abstract:

The IT infrastructure landscape has transformed. The data center, once the central cog in the IT machine, is quickly becoming only a piece of a larger and more complex environment. Contemporary IT infrastructure is often distributed across multiple locations both on- and off-premises. This research study is intended to better understand the current state of IT infrastructure, including how the increases in scale and distribution of infrastructure environments are increasing IT complexity and otherwise impacting IT operations.

Topics: Storage Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Master Survey Results: Active Archives Trends

Abstract:

ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada) between May 18, 2021 and May 25, 2021. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be IT professionals responsible for data protection technology decisions for their organizations, specifically data archiving and long-term retention strategies. Additionally, organizations were required to have an active archive strategy.

This Master Survey Results presentation focuses on the technologies and processes in place to support data archiving and long-term retention requirements, with specific attention to the impact of active archive strategies.

Topics: Storage Data Protection Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Master Survey Results: 2021 Data Infrastructure Trends

Abstract:

ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT and data storage professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada) between June 22, 2021 and June 30, 2021. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be professionals responsible for evaluating, purchasing, and managing data storage technology for their organization.

This Master Survey Results presentation focuses on investigating storage trends for both on- and off-premises technology environments, including challenges, opportunities, and evolving strategies for both.

Topics: Storage Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Brief: The Rise of the All-flash Data Lake

Abstract:

Data is the fuel of the business, creating new value and offering greater insights. A data lake environment plays a foundational role in helping extract value from data, and artificial intelligence initiatives are no exception. As the demand for faster access to data increases, massive scalability is no longer enough for modern data lake environments, so these environments increasingly leverage flash-level performance as well.

Topics: Storage Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI

ESG Brief: AI and the Massive Success Problem

Abstract:

The recent and massive uptick in AI investments has been driven by the fact that these projects are, by and large, successful. This success often fuels an increase in the number of AI objectives, which places greater demands on IT and the underlying infrastructure. To ensure continued success with AI, the right infrastructure must be in place to consolidate data storage and accelerate its usage across the entire data pipeline.

Topics: Storage Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI