Gartner Research

IT Key Metrics Data 2014: Key Infrastructure Measures: Storage Analysis: Current Year

Published: 16 December 2013

ID: G00258879

Analyst(s): Jamie Guevara , Eric Stegman , Linda Hall

Summary

This research contains high-level storage cost efficiency and support staff productivity ratios. Information provided was collected throughout 2013 from a global audience. Key cost and support distributions as well as metrics based on environment scale are also included.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Overview
    • IT Key Metrics Data Research Background
    • IT Key Metrics Data Key Infrastructure Measures Overview
    • Using This Research
    • Gartner IT Key Metrics Data Series
    • IT Key Metrics Data Source
  • Storage Analysis Framework
    • Non-personnel Costs
    • Personnel Costs/FTEs
  • Storage Analysis Data Demographics
  • Storage Cost as a Percent of Total IT Cost
  • Annual Storage Cost per Raw Terabyte (TB)
  • Storage Cost Distribution
  • Storage Utilization Rate
  • Storage FTEs as a Percent of Total IT FTEs
  • Salaries and Benefits Cost per Storage FTE
  • Storage FTE Distribution: Insourced Versus Contractor
  • Raw TB per Storage FTE
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix: Exploring Gartner's Prescriptive Benchmark Analytics Capabilities
    • Gartner Benchmark Analytics Select Case Studies

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