Over the past ten years, there has been tremendous growth in enterprise data acquisition, storage, management, and consumption. Companies have built out massive data landscapes on-premise in order to make data available for so many business users and use cases.
Today, many companies are running into issues with these large on-premise installations. Some organizations are facing performance and capacity issues, others are unable to effectively incorporate new types of data sources, and most consider their on-premise licensing costs and total cost of ownership to be too high.
As cloud capabilities and adoption continue to increase, becoming a cloud-first organization has shifted from a future aspiration to an urgent mandate for today. And given the explosion in the volume and strategic importance of data available to the enterprise, data on cloud is a critical part of that mandate.
Migrating data to the cloud lowers costs and increases value: