ESG TechTruth: Cloud Impact on Storage System Spending
69% of organizations with flat or decreasing levels of storage system spending attribute this change to public cloud services.
||ESG TechTruth: Cloud Impact on Storage System Spending
There are undoubtedly significant changes on the horizon for the data storage industry.
ESG recently surveyed 200 IT decision makers in North America with data storage purchase authority or influence. When asked about their organization’s recent rate of change for storage system hardware spending, nearly half (49%) indicated they were actually buying more on a year-over-year basis with an additional 46% reporting flat spending levels. Only 6% stated that they have actually been decelerating storage system hardware spending.
Source: ESG Brief, The Winds of Storage System Spending Change, September 2016.
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