What’s Most Important About Data? Location, Location, Location!

Aligning data strategy with business strategy

Published August 2019

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The “cloud-first” impetus may still seem relentless, but evidence is growing that businesses are realizing that the public cloud is good for some applications and data but not all. In fact, recent surveys indicate that many are repatriating some of what they have committed to the public cloud and instead relocating it to private clouds and other on-premises systems.

This Technology Dossier examines the drivers of this more nuanced view of cloud environments, how business needs are demanding a more discriminating view of how to integrate data and applications across multiple environments, how that is changing business and IT strategies, and how tech and business leaders can align their cloud strategy with the emerging mandate for a holistic data strategy.

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