Dell Helps Businesses of All Sizes Move to Hybrid Cloud with New Financial Services
Dell today announced new payment solutions to expedite customers’ cloud adoption and growth. This set of financial solutions are designed to meet customers where they are on their cloud journey which, according to a recent study of IT decision makers worldwide, is a combination of public, private and managed cloud.
Comprehensive Cloud Payment Solutions from Dell Financial Services
Dell Financial Services today unveiled a portfolio of Scale Ready Payment Solutions, designed to enable customer adoption of cloud solutions wherever they are on their cloud journey. Dell will add three new payment options for customers and channel partners commensurate with its cloud solution portfolio growth:
New Research Underscores Trend toward Cloud Repatriation and Importance of Hybrid Capabilities
Customer expectations for the value of integrating public cloud capabilities in their IT strategies have included fast-and-easy scaling and a low initial capital expense investment. New research shows that private cloud adoption helps organizations realize a reduction in the consumption of pricier public cloud services, especially for daily management of core business applications and workloads.
According to a recent Dell flash poll of IT decision makers (ITDM) worldwide, nine in 10 say a hybrid cloud strategy is important to achieve a Future-Ready Enterprise Additionally, the research reveals ITDMs are twice as likely to choose hybrid cloud over singular infrastructure strategies using on-site data centers, private or public cloud options. Of note, 78 percent of ITDMs worldwide plan to return applications to private cloud from the public cloud. Dell calls this trend public cloud repatriation, which refers to customers’ threshold for a public cloud-led IT strategy.
Companies repatriate data and workloads for many reasons including cost, security and complexity comparisons of public cloud-only operations relative to a mix of private or managed cloud services with public-cloud bursting capabilities.
In a June 2015 Forrester Consulting study, entitled The Total Economic Impacttm of Private Cloud – Cost Savings and Business Benefits Enabled by Private Cloud, evidence confirmed investing in private cloud can result in many benefits:
Dell Cloud Solutions Momentum and Investment
Dell has a long history of reimagining solutions built for certain enterprise data center workloads and customer scale to address new customer demands and industry trends. Dell’s cloud solutions momentum – from 9 billion images in the Dell Cloud Clinical Archive to global leadership in cloud infrastructure – has informed solution investments and the cloud innovation Dell will release in 2015, including bringing simplicity of cloud management and introducing private-to-public cloud bursting capabilities.
Dell’s newest release of Dell Cloud Manager (DCM) is an example of Dell’s commitment to helping customers better manage their hybrid cloud environment and leverage cloud investments to a strategic advantage. Bringing Dell capabilities like DCM to Dell’s deep and long-standing relationships with cloud solution partners Microsoft, Red Hat and VMware is one way Dell plans to help customers further their hybrid cloud investments.
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1Dell-commissioned flash poll: Penn, Shoen, Berland Research online survey of 1,050 IT Decision markers globally on topics related to cloud, 150 each in the United States, Australia/New Zealand, Brazil, China, Germany, India, and the United Kingdom.