Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 54 - Page 9

NEWS

IDC study : Data mobility engine can serve as core of effective data management strategy

the Foundation for an Efficient Data Management Strategy .
In the analyst brief , Burgener urges organisations to implement a comprehensive data management strategy to confront this increasing influx of data , noting that a data mobility engine provides the foundation for an effective data management strategy and can drive significant benefits for the hybrid multi-cloud enterprise .

Research firm , IDC , predicts that , over the next five years , more than 80 % of the data collected by organisations will be unstructured data and that will only continue to grow 40 – 50 % per year for most enterprises .

With the sheer volume of unstructured data yet to be created and used in the years ahead , it ’ s safe to say that the way organisations manage their data will need to evolve .
IDC ’ s Research VP of Infrastructure Systems , Platforms and Technologies Group , Eric Burgener , authored an IDC Analyst Brief , sponsored by Datadobi , titled The Data Mobility Engine as
“ A good ( data management ) strategy takes into account not only the heterogeneity of storage in most enterprises , but also a number of other areas , including on-and off-premises deployment models , application availability , data integrity , security , compliance and regulatory needs , efficient resource utilisation and the fact that more than 80 % of the data created over the next five years will be unstructured ( i . e ., file and objectbased ),” said Burgener .

Kong report reveals pressure on tech leaders to innovate

The new 2022 API & Microservices Connectivity Report from Kong reveals that the pressure to innovate continues to mount for technology leaders .

A total of 75 % of technology leaders fear competitive displacement if they fail to keep pace with digital innovation , up 13 % since 2021 and 18 % since 2020 .
Compounding this fear is a lack of skills and talent , cited by 34 % of survey respondents as a drag on innovation .
According to the research , 40 % of respondents predict they will go under or be absorbed by a competitor within three years if digital innovation lags , while an overwhelming majority ( 81 %) predict the same outcome within six years and virtually all ( 98 %) within 10 years .
The annual survey of 500 senior technology leaders across the US , Europe and Asia benchmarks how APIs , microservices and modern software architectures enable business agility and compares how they are used at organisations with more than 1,000 employees . nothing less than seamless connections and the best digital experiences possible .
Marco Palladino , CTO and Co-founder of Kong , said : “ We are in a unique business climate today where almost every minute of our customers ’ lives are digitally connected and they expect
“ Businesses must make customer experiences a priority in 2022 – starting by investing in the right tech stack and empowering their developer teams to build the applications of the future .”
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