Forrester Research Explains Data Management For Hybrid Cloud

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.

The rise of hybrid cloud and modern data management

Cloud adoption in the enterprise is in the “hyper growth” phase. Whether public cloud, private cloud or a hybrid cloud strategy, companies are modernizing the technologies they run and manage. Learn cloud adoption rates and the importance of modern data management.

Cloud adoption trends in today’s enterprises

Three trends shape cloud adoption: complex requirements, large data sets and a high demand for cloud security. Understand how cloud will impact applications, data centers and digital transformation strategies.

Hybrid cloud adoption: data trends that might surprise you

Would you be surprised to learn that your implementation could be considered hybrid cloud? Discover the top five reasons why enterprises use multiple cloud platforms. Also surprising – three of those top reasons involve data protection, data efficiency and data cost management.

3 tips for virtual environments and the modern data center

Hybrid IT strategies include plans for modernizing data center assets, including virtual environments. Backup and testing for redundancy are priorities, but automation is essential. Learn how to streamline standard operational activities, such as snapshot, recovery testing, disaster recovery testing and searching for compliance-sensitive workloads in data sets.

How to succeed with a cloud migration strategy for workloads

Bartoletti’s mantra? “Back your data up, protect it in transit, and back it up again.”

Learn three key strategies to help your cloud migration strategy. Discover how to build a workload migration plan that includes backup, data migration, data protection and encryption.

The five-step plan for global data management and compliance

Global data management and compliance are important for every business. Learn how to get started. Know what you have, perform regular impact assessments and move forward on a global, unified data management approach. Use a five-step plan for global data management and compliance for cloud data.

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