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A Colocation Cloud Journey with Flexibility and Peace of Mind

As organizations across the global are experiencing digital transformation at rapid speeds, many have started to migrate to the cloud for some data storage needs, keeping other data stored on-prem. Others are balancing their workloads across colocation, on-premises, public cloud, and private cloud environments. However, this is a costly hybrid approach that can be limiting for organizations. 

As a solution, many organizations today are looking to outsource their data center requirements and data workloads to remote colocation facilities while still balancing their overall hybrid cloud operating model. Doing so can help reach transformation goals, while bringing the agility and velocity of the public cloud. 

In our recent research brief, A Colocation Cloud Journey with Flexibility and Peace of Mind —Done in partnership with HPE — we evaluated why the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud-platform and its partner ecosystem could be the answer that many organizations are searching for and what organizations need to consider to move forward in their colocation journeys.

In this brief you’ll learn: 

  • The key trends accelerating colocation sourcing
  • The colocation challenges that organizations commonly face
  • The opportunities presented by the HPE GreenLake platform with colocation
  • Real use cases that warrant transition to colocation facilities
  • How to move forward with colocation

From our perspective, the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform is the best proposition for organizations that seek to use colocation facilities as an integral component of their overall hybrid cloud strategies. If you are responsible for data storage and cloud migration in your organization this brief should be on your ‘must read’ list. Download your copy of A Colocation Cloud Journey with Flexibility and Peace of Mind, today. 

In partnership with:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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At Futurum Research our three key focus areas are research, analysis, and insights. We also provide a full offering of advisory services geared towards helping organizations adapt to new technologies and operationalize digital transformation, along with other services through our sister companies Broadsuite Media Group and V3 Broadsuite.

About the Authors

Daniel Newman is the Principal Analyst of Futurum Research and the CEO of Broadsuite Media Group. Living his life at the intersection of people and technology, Daniel works with the world’s largest technology brands exploring Digital Transformation and how it is influencing the enterprise. Read Full Bio

Shelly Kramer is a Principal Analyst and Founding Partner at Futurum Research. A serial entrepreneur with a technology centric focus, she has worked alongside some of the world’s largest brands to embrace disruption and spur innovation, understand and address the realities of the connected customer, and help navigate the process of digital transformation. She brings 20 years' experience as a brand strategist to her work at Futurum, and has deep experience helping global companies with marketing challenges, GTM strategies, messaging development, and driving strategy and digital transformation for B2B brands across multiple verticals. Shelly's coverage areas include Collaboration/CX/SaaS, platforms, ESG, and Cybersecurity, as well as topics and trends related to the Future of Work, the transformation of the workplace and how people and technology are driving that transformation. A transplanted New Yorker, she has learned to love life in the Midwest, and has firsthand experience that some of the most innovative minds and most successful companies in the world also happen to live in “flyover country.”

Ron is an experienced research expert and analyst, with over 20 years of experience in the digital and IT transformation markets. He is a recognized authority at tracking the evolution of and identifying the key disruptive trends within the service enablement ecosystem, including software and services, infrastructure, 5G/IoT, AI/analytics, security, cloud computing, revenue management, and regulatory issues. Read Full Bio.