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4
Repetitive manual tasks
 
1.6
Built-in failure tolerance, asynchronous long-distance replication, and stretched clusters
  59%
 
2
Requires dedicated knowledge of storage silos
 
0.9
No more LUNs, and no more volumes
  56%
 
2
Creates dependency between storage admin and VM admin
 
0.9
Storage is built into the “Create VM” process
  53%
 
10
Requires multiple tools; difficulty achieving end-to-end visibility
 
5.5
One tool provides visibility into storage, compute, and networking
  45%
 
2
Requires manual intervention and ongoing load balancing to ensure high performance
 
1.2
App policy can be changed in a single click; the system automatically adjusts
  38%
 
2
Overprovisioning is necessary to ensure availability—but it comes with a high cost
 
1.0
Just-in-time storage services automatically allocate resources as needed
  51%
 
4
Requires expensive professional services and third-party tools
 
2.6
Uses proven VMware vMotion® and Storage vMotion tools to move data or replace hardware
  36%
 
2
Requires expensive proprietary hardware
 
1.0
A new cost model is based on $/CPU, not $/TB
  49%
 
12
Requires a mix of teams and people outside of IT
 
6.4
Skill sets and knowledge now freely cross organizational boundaries
  47%
32%
23%
10.4%
12%
5%