How moving data to the cloud can replace all, or most, onsite storage

Post by Howard Marks (thank you)

Moving data to the cloud is cheaper, can be expanded endlessly and needs little attention; but how much data can a company realistically park in cloud storage?

It finally happened. The CIO just got back from his favorite analyst firm’s annual cloud conference and golf tournament and promptly decreed the company was going to move all its data, not just the archives, to public cloud storage.

Apparently, he was sold on an analyst’s view that the cloud was the future of computing and anyone storing data in their own data centers in the years to come would be considered a Luddite.

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