How to use storage automation to realize benefits like enabling increased innovation, employee productivity and more flexible and agile infrastructure delivery? This Benchmark Report by NetApp combined the expertise of 250+ global IT professionals to find the right answers to that question. The report details the drivers behind storage automation, what tools and interfaces IT professionals are using, preferences around storage management plug-ins and software development kits, and the benefits realized by implementing storage automation.
Computer software companies had the highest response rate among responding industries (35% of all respondents). SaaS companies are using automation tools in order to stay competitive. They count on agile business development, testing and deployment because the market and their customers do not show any tolerance for slow, unavailable, or unresponsive solutions.