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Data is becoming the business agenda

Unlock trapped value through data-first strategies and insights

As data explodes, businesses must adapt to data-first strategies to access trapped value and accommodate challenges like Data Gravity. The Global Data Insights Survey provides insights on what business and technology leaders are thinking, planning, and executing in regards to their business and data.
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The Global Data Insights Survey:
Explore data insights from leading global businesses

The Global Data Insights Survey presents in-depth insights from thousands of business executives globally on the implications and challenges of Data Gravity and provides guidelines for unlocking trapped value.

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How Data Is Becoming the Critical Business Agenda

In this Interactive eBook, CIO* details findings and analysis from the Global Data Insights Survey and identifies the need for data-first strategies in business.

*CIO, a subsidiary of Foundry (formerly IDG), is the #1 resource for Chief Information Officers.

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Data explosion is happening everywhere – Every country.
Every industry. Every business.

The proliferation of data brings the challenge of Data Gravity, but when companies can access this data, they are also able to access a wealth of opportunities through data-driven insights.

The Global Data Insights Survey tells us

That data-driven insights provide business value through:

  • Customer experience and satisfaction improvement
  • Data and infrastructure location strategy
  • Development of new digital products and services
To compete in the digital era, businesses must collect, control and exchange massive amounts of data while considering more complicating factors – speed, security, cost efficiency and regulatory compliance, namely – than ever before.

As business and technology leaders observe these changes, they are already finding solutions by investing in data-first infrastructure and strategies.

of companies will add new business points of presence in the next two years.

of companies have decentralized their data architecture, bringing data closer to their users.

of companies with 1B+ in revenue are planning or enacting a formal data strategy.

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“If you organize business around how data is created, aggregated, enriched, and exchanged, then you can see how this new physical and digital world comes together.”

Tony Bishop • Senior Vice President, Enterprise, Platform, and Solutions
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"Data is ubiquitous, as is the storage and processing that it requires. That ubiquity drives the need for digital transformation by all businesses: large, small, and in between."

Dave McCrory • Global Head of Insights and Analytics
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Are you ready to invest in data-first strategies and unlock trapped value through PlatformDIGITAL®?

“Digital Realty’s PlatformDIGITAL® offers secure and industry-specific compliance, as well as a flexible, high performance multi-cloud interconnect platform located in convenient metro and edge markets.”

—IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Colocation and Interconnection Services 2021 Vendor Assessment

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