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725 Professionals Surveyed

5,487 Data Points Collected

22 Published TechFacts

76 Published Charts

Selected Research Highlights

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VMware users want to automate infrastructure delivery

71% of surveyed IT organizations who selected storage automation in VMware vRealize Orchestrator/Automation deployed storage automation to enable more flexible and agile infrastructure delivery.

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OpenStack users see benefits automating data protection policies, performance management

After automating, how much faster can you complete the following tasks?

S Over 10x faster S 8x-10x times faster S 6x-7x faster S 4x-5x faster S Up to 4x faster

LUN/volume creation and modification
Policy creation for data protection (snapshot, replication backup & recovery, etc.)
Adding system capacity
Adding/improving performance
Hardware failure remediation
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Users considering VMware automation want to ease complexities around storage

What are the top drivers behind your organization’s deployment of storage automation?

Easing complexities involved with provisioning and deploying storage
Enabling more flexible and agile infrastructure delivery
Offloading day-to-day storage provisioning tasks so IT can pursue more strategic projects
Increased alignment of storage delivery and business requirements
Increasing employee productivity
Enabling increased innovation
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Computer hardware and services users prefer Puppet for configuration management

43% of surveyed Computer Hardware and Computer Services IT organizations are currently using or considering Puppet.

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