2013 was a breakthrough year for cloud storage. A recent survey showed that 60 percent of businesses decided to store their data in the cloud, and the benefits they’ve begun to realize range from cost and time savings to maintenance-free storage infrastructure.
But the year also brought with it some controversy intertwined along with the successes. Whether it was high-profile cloud outages, the scramble around the Nirvanix shutdown or the daily drumbeat of data privacy stories resulting from the Snowden breach, the public was reminded constantly to remain cautious. So now, as the year nears a close, it’s a good time for collective reflection about what all this means for the industry and the technology.
With all of this as context, TwinStrata has identified 10 predictions they believe are sound bets for 2014.
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