Gartner Research

How to Reduce the TCO of Storage in a Private Cloud Deployment

Published: 04 November 2014

ID: G00270699

Analyst(s): Dennis Smith, Santhosh Rao

Summary

Cloud architects that want to fully achieve the benefits of private cloud deployments must not forget the storage aspects. This research provides best practices on how to cost-effectively use key storage technologies to best enable the private cloud.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Choose Storage Vendors That Enable Integration of Key Storage Technologies With the Cloud Management Platform
  • Build a Service Catalog That Provides Storage Offerings That Meet Service-Level Requirements Across Multiple Business Units and Applications
  • Define Measurable Parameters for Success of the Deployment
  • Build a Cloud Team That Has Multiple Domain Experts

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