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Learn from industry leaders how and why they are building their own clouds with systems and solutions optimized for their specific workloads.

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IDC interviewed 3 leading enterprises about how they are leveraging owned enterprise cloud infrastructure to improve control, cost and predictability of their business.

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According to IDC, over ½ of the IT Spent on servers and storage is still driven by on-prem deployments, and over 70% of those surveyed said they plan to repatriate workloads back from public cloud to On-Prem Infrastructure.

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We want to make sure that we do more innovation, more breakthroughs from our end. From a business standpoint, we need to take the cost out and automate more.

Intel IT

Cost [of on-premises infrastructure] is one of the benefits, and the other is performance.

Preferred Networks (Japan)

IDC concluded the following are the common drivers for organizations to keep investing in on-premises IT infrastructure.

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Control

The ability to define specifications for their compute and, in some cases, storage systems to optimize the architecture and system performance for the needs of core business workloads.
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Cost

By optimizing system configurations, all three organizations also optimized their investments by bypassing investments in system functionality they do not utilize.
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Predictability

By maintaining control over system design and infrastructure management, all three companies introduced predictability of infrastructure performance enabling smoother IT operations and reducing disruptions.