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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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PowerShell users prefer PowerShell tools for storage automation

How likely would you be to use the following interfaces and tools for your storage automation?

Software Development Kit
3rd Party Management tool (e.g. vSphere)
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Improvements with storage automation

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 of DevOps prefer 3rd party management tools for storage automation

72% of surveyed IT organizations who selected utilizing a DevOps approach to align operations with application development are likely to use a 3rd Party Management tool (e.g. vSphere) for their storage automation.

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