CW ASEAN February 2017: On-premise vs off-premise creates storage balancing act

CW ASEAN February 2017: On-premise vs off-premise creates storage balancing act


According to Computer Weekly/TechTarget’s annual IT Priorities research, 40% of ASEAN-based IT decision-makers are planning a cloud storage initiative in 2017 and 40% are planning a cloud backup initiative. To answer this growing demand for cloud storage, many new cloud players are setting up datacentres in the region. Southeast Asia’s cloud market is already teeming with all the big players – AWS, Microsoft, IBM, HP, Oracle – and a host of other providers of datacentre services and managed IT services, so how will newcomers, including Alibaba Cloud and Google, affect the cloud storage market? And what does this mean for the on-premise storage market? We speak to storage experts, analysts and suppliers to bring you an exclusive analysis of the fast-evolving storage market in the Southeast Asian region.

Also in this issue:

  • More than half of IT decision makers in Asia-Pacific expect budgets to rise this year and cloud-related projects look to be the likely destination of the extra money
  • NVMe over fabrics takes the built-for-flash advantages of the PCIe-based protocol, and allows NVMe to be sent via Fibre Channel, Ethernet and Infiniband networks
  • Learn what’s hot and what’s not so hot on our list of data storage technology trends for this year
10 Feb 2017
10 Feb 2017
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