IBM Storage Maturity Assessment Model

IBM Storage Maturity
Assessment Model

IBM Storage Technology
Maturity Assessment Model

See how you compare

The storage technology maturity assessment model will quickly and easily allow you to benchmark your organization’s storage maturity against a dataset of 800 of your peers. Find out where you stand, what steps you should take to get ahead, and what your orgnization stands to gain.

You will be ranked accross these dimensions: applied technologies, methodologies and best practices.


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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Storage Infrastructure

Storage Infrastructure

Tell us about your existing storage infrastructure. Does your company currently use flash storage to support any of its on-premises applications?




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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Storage Infrastructure

Storage Infrastructure

Okay, great. About what percentage of your storage infrastructure is flash storage?

1%-10%

Over 50%

1%-10%



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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Virtualization

Virtualization

Does your company currently use virtualization that allows storage to be pooled and managed in a consolidated fashion?




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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Virtualization

Virtualization

Perfect. About what percentage of your on-premise storage would you say is virtualized?

1%-20%

Over 80%

1%-20%



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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Data Management

Data Management

Does your organization use its secondary data, such as backup copies of data, for anything other than business continuity or disaster recovery?







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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Dev Ops & Applications

Dev Ops & Applications

How would you describe your organization’s adoption of DevOps methodologies/best practices (e.g. continous integration and deployment, toolchain automation, virtualization/containerization, etc.)?






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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Dev Ops & Applications

Dev Ops & Applications

Has your organization containerized any legacy applications?






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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Dev Ops & Applications

Dev Ops & Applications

Has your organization developed any cloud-native applications from the ground up?






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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Analytics

Analytics

Does your organization use data/analytics from business process to optimize other business processes over time?






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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Does your organization ever shift workloads or data from cloud-to-cloud to capitalize on temporary advantages or satisfy changing requirements (whether private or public cloud)?





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Storage infrastructure

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Virtualization

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Data management

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DevOps & Applications

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Analytics

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Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

Cloud & Hybrid Multicloud

How often does your organization migrate workloads or data from one cloud to another (on-premise or public)?






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All finished!

Your results

Here’s how your company compares to the market:

Your ranking: 61 percentile

Lagging
13%

Following
42%

Exploring
32%

Leading
13%

Provide some basic information and we’ll give you a detailed breakdown of where you are on your storage maturity journey - and how you can improve.



Why does it matter?

Leaders are:

20x

more likely to be very successful using data to predict changing market dynamics

Leaders are:

8x

more likely to achieve a very positive IT ROI

Leaders are:

2x

more productive in terms of TBs managed per full-time equivalent