In order to meet their rising data storage needs, many enterprises saw the benefits of the
cloud’s usage-based price model as well as the other cloud storage benefits such as agility,
scalability, global geographic distribution, and enhanced security. The IDC 2025 forecast
noted above expects that half of the 175 ZB of data in use will be stored on the public cloud.
This guide explores the challenges that might be encountered when shifting to cloud
storage, and how to address those challenges.