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


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



  • 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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