Successful businesses are growing at an unprecedented pace and so are a company’s compute and storage requirements. With changing business paradigms, managing heterogeneous storage and server environments are increasingly becoming complex. To keep pace with business demands, IT leaders are leveraging cloud-enabled infrastructure for faster deployment of server and storage resources. They are methodically migrating to the cloud for their compute and storage needs with the peripheral systems first followed by even their core systems. The deployment methodologies varying by the type of businesses, their priorities and presence of legacy environments.