Data Management in the Cloud

Scroll down

Unlocking data is key to competitive success

Last year Gartner estimated that 62% of IT budgets were allocated to Hybrid and Public Cloud services and by 2017 it’s estimated that nearly 50% of all organisations will have hybrid cloud deployments.

So why are businesses accelerating their cloud growth? The answer lies with data management and the benefits associated with it: increased profits, reduced costs and improved business agility.

These top line benefits are the catalyst to what we are calling ‘Cloud Megatrends’, the drivers behind the shift to cloud.

Megatrends Driving Cloud Transformation

Megatrends cloud transformation
(Source: Forrsights Survey)

It’s interesting to note that the top three cloud megatrends (business agility, IT development and speed of deployment) are all focused on driving profit – which is arguably more difficult to achieve. Where in reality, cost saving elements of cloud data management can be achieved overnight by taking advantage of cloud compute, cloud storage and modernisation & consolidation initiatives.

For those companies interested in the cost saving benefits of cloud data management, we would always recommend ‘dipping your toes in the water’ first. This can easily be done through Cloud Backup, Disaster Recovery and Test & Dev. We often find companies who do this first will grow in confidence, and then start to shift mission critical systems into the cloud too – what we call the ‘land and expand’ approach

Getting ahead in the Clouds

Throughout all UK vertical markets, there is a real sense of urgency on driving competitive advantages from data management in the cloud and questions need to be asked on whether cloud compute is a good fit for your organisation.

Cloud data solutions will unquestionably reduce CapEx, bring predictably to OpEx and offer flexibility. These are the fundamental reasons why cloud data platforms are growing in popularity.

Gone are the days where real-world security, data privacy, and expected reliability and availability of cloud platforms would come into question.


5663 - Ajay - Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Get in touch

For more information or to schedule a demo please contact us

Contact us


dsp drives up its share of the Database MSP Market with
record contract growth and 2nd acquisition

DSP firmly established itself as one of the UK’s fastest growing proactive Database MSPs during 2016, signing £2.1m of new contracts and making its second acquisition, the Oracle DBA support division of IT Services provider ITSB.

Read more
View All


Applications on Oracle Database Appliance (ODA)

A main goal... how to future proof your applications environment through Oracle while becoming more efficient in terms of costs and productivity.

As well as the option of developing the fundamental steps you need to take to get ...

Read more
View All


How can you regularly benchmark your database and application infrastructure against real-life? Why would you want to?

In the age of big data, public cloud, private cloud it’s easy to be pushed into constantly thinking about the future... What should you optimise though and how can you be sure it’ll make a difference? Would knowing it could give you a competitive edge be worth considering?

Read more
View All