With Microsoft spending over $100 million on the Windows Phone 7 ad campaign and sparing nothing for the launch of the new smartphone OS, why than is the market research showing only 40,000 phones sold the first day? This compared to to Google's Android release date sales of over 200,000 devices and let us not forget Applies 600,000 plus in just pre-orders alone for the hugely successful iPhone 4. At this pace, can Microsoft ever catch-up, or even compete?
Microsoft pulls all the stops out, but did it really do any good?
CEOs, CIOs, boards and shareholders are demanding digital transformation. They want their organizations to be more customer-focused, competitive and strategic to increase revenue. Data drives all of those aspects. A great first step in optimizing data use is moving data to the cloud. It can quickly show benefits.
Here are six aspects of a cloud data management strategy that will help your organization more fully move, manage and use valuable data to successfully support digital transformation.
IT planners have far more options as to where to run their workloads than ever before. On-premises data centers, co-location facilities and managed services providers are now joined by hybrid multi-clouds – a combination of Software-, Infrastructure- and Platform-as-a-Service (SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS) execution venues. All have unique operational, performance and economic characteristics that need to be considered when deploying workloads.
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