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What are the challenges companies face to build strong storage management organizations - according to the latest study of over 1,000 storage professionals worldwide. This highly anticipated annual ...

What are the challenges companies face to build strong storage management organizations - according to the latest study of over 1,000 storage professionals worldwide. This highly anticipated annual session discusses the options you have in this skill-starved industry. Compare, correlate and refine your plans with the overall trends and practices in the storage industry including the impact of IT transformation (virtualization, cloud, Big Data) on an organization.

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    • MANAGING INFORMATION STORAGE–TRENDS,CHALLENGES, AND OPTIONS 2013-2014 Includes Impact of Virtualization and Cloud Industry Study Based on a Survey of 1,000+ IT Managers and Storage Professionals Across 800+ Organizations Alok Shrivastava Senior Director, EMC Education Services © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1
    • Agenda • Introduction • Storage Infrastructure Highlights • Impact of Virtualization and Cloud Technologies • Managing Storage Challenges • Considerations for a Storage Management Organization • EMC Response and Initiatives © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 2
    • Introduction: 2013-14 Study Asia Pacific 20% Europe Middle East Africa 35% Americas 45% • Comprehensive Study – – Challenges Faced by IT and Storage Managers – • Global Trends in Storage Infrastructure and Technology Segments, Including Virtualization and Cloud Practices Being Used in Building and Developing Storage/IT Groups/Teams Value for IT and Storage Managers – Geographic Distribution • Compare, Correlate, and Refine Plans – Overall Industry Trends and Practices Study Coverage – Over $1B 17% – $500M - $1B 8% $100M - $500M 17% • Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific EMC Customers and Customers of Other Storage Vendors – Up to $100M 30% IT Managers (25%) and Storage Professionals (75%) From Over 800+ Organizations – Not Known 28% Data Centers of Large Enterprises and Small & Medium Enterprises Study Period, January - February 2013 Annual Revenue Distribution © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 3
    • Storage Infrastructure – Increasing Capacities • 7% of Data Centers Have More Than 10 Petabytes (PB) of Usable Storage Capacity to Manage Over 25PB 4% 11PB-25PB 3% 1PB - 10PB 15% 500 - 999TB 10% Up to 99TB 48% 100 - 499TB 21% Distribution of storage capacity across companies © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. • 22% of the Data Centers Have over 1 PB of Usable Capacity (Up 10% Y/Y) • Nearly 52% of the Companies Have 100 TB or More Usable Storage to Manage (Up 8% Y/Y) • Average Usable Capacity Across the Participating Companies is 2.18 PB (Up 12.8% Y/Y) 4
    • Technology Segments - Importance Backup, Recovery, & Archive Storage Area Networks (SAN) Server Virtualization Automated Storage Tiering* Storage Virtualization Cloud Computing Network Attached Storage (NAS) Remote Replication Big Data (infrastructure and/or analytics)* Storage Technology for Cloud Environment Data Mobility* Flash Drives* Converged Infrastructure* Local Replication Scale-out NAS Object-based Storage* 66.4% 58.4% 48.2% 31.4% 24.4% 23.2% 19.4% 17.9% 13.6% 9.9% 9.7% 9.6% 9.0% 7.4% 5.9% 2.1% 0% * New in 2013-14 © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Respondents/Organizations 5
    • Technologies Segments Deployed Local/Remote Replication Storage Area Network (SAN) Backup, Recovery & Archive Server Virtualization Network Attached Storage (NAS) Flash Drives Automated Storage Tiering Storage Virtualization Cloud Computing Storage Technology for Cloud Environment Converged Infrastructure Big Data (Infrastructure and/or Analytics) Data Mobility Scale Out NAS Object Based Storage 100.0% 88.3% 87.7% 78.6% 74.9% 56.5% 48.2% 46.2% 39.3% 25.1% 23.3% 20.1% 19.4% 16.8% 14.1% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Respondents/Organizations © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 6
    • Challenges Faced by IT and Storage Managers Managing Growth and the IT Transformation Rank Challenge Identified by IT/Storage Managers and Professionals 1 Managing Storage Growth 2 Designing, Deploying & Managing Backup, Recovery, & Archive Solutions 3 Making Informed Strategic /Big-picture Decisions 4 Designing, Deploying & Managing Disaster Recovery Solutions 5 Designing, Deploying & Managing Storage in a Virtualized Server Environment 6 Lack of Skilled Storage Professionals 7 Designing, Deploying & Managing Storage in a Cloud Computing Environment 8 Lack of Skilled Cloud Technology Professionals 9 Convincing Higher Management to Adopt Cloud 10 Infrastructure Setup for Big Data Analytics © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 7
    • Challenges Faced by IT and Storage Managers Year-over-year Comparison 2013-14 2012-13 IT/Storage Managers and Professionals 79% 77% Managing Storage Growth 43% 45% Designing, Deploying and Managing Backup, Recovery, and Archive Solutions 39% 36% Making Informed Strategic/Big-picture Decisions 38% 39% Designing, Deploying and Managing Disaster Recovery Solutions 37% 31% Designing, Deploying and Managing Storage in a Virtualized Server Environment (+19%) 29% 27% Lack of Skilled Storage Professionals (+7%) 18% 16% Designing, Deploying and Managing Storage in Cloud Computing Environments 15% 15% Lack of skilled Cloud Technology Professionals 11% 10% Convincing Higher Management to Adopt Cloud (+10%) 10% 7% Infrastructure for Big Data Analytics (+43%) 8% 4% Managing External Cloud Service Providers (+100%) © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. (+8%) (+13%) 8
    • Impact of Virtualization and Cloud © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 9
    • Data/Storage Movement to Virtualized and Cloud Environments Traditional/Classic 42% 2013 External Cloud 3% 2015 -31.3% External Cloud 6% +100% © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Virtualized Server 43% Internal Private Cloud 11% Traditional/Classic 28% Internal Private Cloud 16% Virtualized Server 49% +13.3% +56.3% 10
    • IT Megatrend: The Rate of IT Transformation Percentage of Storage Deployed Data/Storage Migration to Virtualized and Cloud Environments 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 2011 2012 Virtualized Server Environment 2013 2014 2015 2016 Internal Private Cloud Environment External Cloud Environment Traditional / Classic Environment Expon. (Virtualized Server Environment) Expon. (Internal Private Cloud Environment) Expon. (External Cloud Environment) 2017 Expon. (Traditional / Classic Cloud Environment) © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 11
    • Data Movement by Size of the Company Percent of Storage Deployed by Environment Less than $100M $100-500M Less than $100M $100-500M $500M-$1B More than $1B $500M-$1B More than $1B 60 50 % 60 50 40 40 % 30 30 20 20 10 10 0 Traditional/ Virtualized Classic 2013 © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Internal Private Cloud External Cloud 0 Traditional/ Virtualized Classic Internal Private Cloud External Cloud 2015 12
    • In-house Architecting and Designing Skills 68% Critical to have in-house skills 40.8% 12% 16.1% In-house skills critical but will use vendors 14% Will be critical in 12-24 months 27.0% 2% In-house skills not ciritical 10.3% 3% 5.7% Do not know 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Virtualization © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 70% 80% 90% 100% Cloud 13
    • Managing Storage in Virtualized and Cloud Environments Managers’ View on Current Skills of Storage Professionals --------------------- Weak---------------------------------- ----- Moderate ------ ------ Strong ------ Managers/Organizations 60% 55% 50% Virtualization 40% Cloud 30% 20% 16% 10% 0% 26% 23% 18% 18% 17% 13% 7% Less than 10% 11% - 25% 26% - 50% 7% 51-75% 76-100% % of Professionals on the Team © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 14
    • Managing Storage in Virtualized and Cloud Environments Managers’ View on Current Skills of Storage Professionals Virtualization Skills Weak 65% Strong+ Moderate 35% No Change Y/Y © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Cloud Skills Strong+ Moderate 14% Weak 86% Up 2% Y/Y 15
    • Cross-domain Skills for Cloud Infrastructure Self Representation of Storage Professionals on Their Cross-domain Skills OS+Storage+Networking+Virtualization+B/R+Security 17% OS+Storage+Networking+Virtualization+B/R 25% OS+Storage+Networking+Virtualization 30% OS+Storage+Networking 37% OS+Storage 50% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 37% of Individuals Possess Skills in OS+Storage+Networking © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 16
    • Cloud and ITaaS Transformation – Management Skills © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 17
    • Data Science and Big Data Analytics-Management Skills © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 18
    • Building an Effective Storage Management Organization © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 19
    • Storage Group - Tasks & Responsibilities Storage Group - Tasks & Responsibilities % Time Spent* Design and/or Participate in Design of Storage Infrastructure 14.0% Integration of the Storage Infrastructure, Databases and Applications 13.6% Storage Provisioning 10.8% Backup, Recovery and Archiving of Information/Data 10.6% Managing the Implementation of Storage Infrastructure 10.0% Trouble- shooting 7.8% Monitoring of Storage Infrastructure 7.4%** Evaluating Storage Technologies From Different Vendors Storage Capacity Planning 6.8% 6.4%** Storage-related Reporting and Analysis 4.6% Design, Discussion and Planning of Storage in Cloud Environments 4.3% Other Storage-related Activities 3.7% * %Time Spent in Last 12 Months on Specific Activities © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. ** Significant Increase in Time Allocation in Last Year 20
    • Storage Groups and Technology Segments Storage Area Networks (SAN) Backup, Recovery & Archive Network Attached Storage (NAS) Storage Virtualization Remote Replication Local Replication Storage Technology for Cloud Environment Other Cloud Computing Scale out NAS Converged Infrastructure Data Mobility Big Data Infrastructure Object based storage 30.8% 19.6% 9.5% 7.7% 7.2% 4.5% 3.8% 3.4% 3.3% 2.6% 2.5% 2.0% 2.0% 1.1% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% % of Time Invested in last 12 Months © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 21
    • Skills Mapping by Tasks/Responsibilities Managers’ View on Their Team’s Skills and Capabilities Big Data Analytics 4% Design storage infrastructure for Cloud environment 59% 37% 44% Cloud Computing 18% Storage related reporting & analysis 40% 25% Storage Virtualization 40% 42% 16% 26% Storage capacity planning 26% 48% 34% Monitoring of storage infrastructure 14% 60% 11% 55% 40% Integration of the storage infrastructure, databases, &… 42% Evaluate storage technologies from different vendors 6% 54% 42% 5% 53% 10% 48% Backup, recovery, & archiving of information/data 45% 48% 7% Troubleshooting 45% 47% 7% Manage implementation of storage infrastructure 49% Design &/or participate in design of storage infrastructure 49% Storage Provisioning 50% Server Virtualization Strong © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 10% 20% Moderate 30% 8% 5% 45% 55% 0% 6% 45% 42% 8% 37% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Weak 22
    • Skills Mapping by Technologies Managers’ View on Their Team’s Skills and Capabilities Big Data 5% Cloud Computing 35% 61% 46% 10% Converged Infrastructure 12% Storage Technology for Cloud Environment 13% Data Mobility 13% Object based storage 50% 44% 38% 49% 37% 48% 41% 21% Storage Virtualization 38% 50% 23% Automated Storage Tiering 38% 44% 15% Scale out NAS 44% 42% 29% Remote Replication 39% Storage Platforms/ subsystems 39% Local Replication 29% 42% 19% 47% 10% 20% Strong 30% Moderate 5% 32% 65% 0% 4% 34% 62% Server Virtualization 10% 40% 56% Storage Area Networks (SAN) 9% 41% 50% Backup, Recovery, & Archive 14% 48% 44% Network-Attached Storage (NAS) © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 27% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 3% 90% 100% Weak 23
    • Building Storage Groups: Finding Storage Expertise Preferred Hiring Sources Hire Experienced 81.1% Hire Certified 63.1% Internal Appointment 52.4% Engage Consultants 34.1% Hire Fresh College Graduates 33.8% 0% © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 24
    • Challenges Identified by IT/Storage Managers • Managing Storage Growth • Storage Consolidation • Designing, Deploying, and Managing Backup, Recovery, and Archive • Designing, Deploying, and Managing Disaster Recovery Solutions • Making Informed Strategic/Big-picture Decisions • Designing, Deploying, and Managing Storage in Virtualized Environments • Lack of Skilled Storage Professionals • Designing, Deploying, and Managing Storage in Cloud Environments • Lack of Skilled Cloud Technology Professionals • Convincing Higher Management to Adopt Cloud • Infrastructure for Big Data Analytics • Managing External Cloud Service Providers And . . . Rapid Shift from Classic to Virtualized and Cloud Environment • Widening Knowledge Gap Due to Virtualization and Cloud • Plans to hire additional 36.4% storage professionals • Shortage of Storage/Cloud-educated Workforce in the Industry © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 25
    • Education Solutions EMC Education Services © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 26
    • Education Solutions  EMC Proven Professional Learning Framework and Certification – Quality Assurance, Formal Validation and Recognition – ‘Open’ curriculum and certifications – EMC Products and Technology Specific Curriculum and Certifications  EMC Technology-specific Learning Paths – Leverage Extensive Capabilities of EMC Technology and Solutions – Comprehensive Coverage for All Segments of EMC Technology  EMC Academic Alliance – 1,100+ Universities Across 60+ Countries;175,000+ Students Educated – Storage Technology, Cloud Infrastructure, and Data Science Curriculum ‘Open’ – Unique Approach Focused on Technology Concepts, Principles, and Case Studies That Can be Applicable to Any IT Environment © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 27
    • Lead Your Transformation With Education!  Business Transformation for Leaders and Managers – Cloud and IT as a Service | Data Science and Big Data Analytics  Information Storage and Management – Develop Knowledge and Skills Across All Storage Technology Segments in Classic, Virtualized, and Cloud Environments  Cloud Infrastructure and Services – For All IT Professionals to Develop Knowledge and Skills on Virtualized Data Center and Cloud to Become Part of Their Organization’s Cloud Transformation  Cloud Architect – Develop Cross-domain Architect and Design Expertise for Highly Virtualized Cloud/ITaaS Environments  Data Center Architect – Develop Storage Domain Architect and Design Expertise for Highly Virtualized Data Centers  Data Science and Big Data Analytics – For All Professionals Who Want to Learn Advanced Analytics, Techniques, and Tools and Develop Data Science Skills ‘Open’ – Unique Approach Focused on Technology Concepts, Principles, and Case Studies That Can Be Applicable to Any IT Environment © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 28
    • Cloud and ITaaS Education for the Entire Organization ‘Open’ Courses for Any Vendor Environment in Any Industry Audiences Course Offerings Business Leaders Introducing Cloud and IT-as-a-Service for Business Transformation 90 minute Module New Business Leaders and Managers Cloud and IT-as-a-Service for Business Transformation 1 day New Architects and Designers IT-as-a-Service Planning and Design 5 days All IT Professionals © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Virtualized Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Planning and Design 5 days Cloud Infrastructure and Services 5 days 29
    • EMC Proven Professional Learning and Certification Framework © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 30
    • Download the Whitepaper Now! Managing Information Storage: Trends, Challenges, and Options 2013-2014 Visit http://education.EMC.com/ManagingStorage © Copyright 2013 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 31