PASS member survey of hybrid-cloud environment usage

Thank you for being a member of PASS.  Your answers are anonymous and confidential. This survey of 15 questions should take less than 5 minutes to complete.

Please tell us about yourself.

Q1: Where are you located? *

Q2: How large is your organization? *

Q3: Which best describes your core business? *

Q4: Which of the following best describes your primary role? *

Think about a hybrid-cloud situation (with elements on premises and in a public cloud) and how your organization would evaluate that offering.

Q5: What are the most important factors that you take into consideration when evaluating a cloud-storage solution?

Please rank your top three choices (1 = most important, 2 = second most important, 3 = third most important).

  1 2 3 Not in my top 3
Reliability
Performance
Scalability
Efficiency
Cost of ownership
Ability to consolidate
Security
Quality support
Training
Manageability

Q6: How integrated would you want your disaster-recovery (DR) strategy to be with your hybrid-cloud strategy? *

Q7: What type of information would most influence your decision when choosing a hybrid-cloud solution provider?

Please rank your top three choices (1 = most influential, 2 = second most influential, 3 = third most influential).

  1 2 3 Not in my top 3
Performance data
Governance
Certifications
Industry rating
Net Promoter Score (NPS)

Q8: What is the biggest challenge for your organization in using a hybrid environment? *

Q9: What would you need to feel confident that a solution would meet your recovery-time objective (RTO) requirements for disaster recovery (DR)? *

Q10: Which workloads does your organization support in the cloud? Check all that apply. *

Q11: What percentage of your total workloads do you currently run in the cloud? *

Please enter a percentage number between 1 and 100.

Q12: How do you expect this percentage (of total workloads in the cloud) will change in the next 18 months? *

Q13: Has the current economic climate caused you to reevaluate your current or future projects? *

Q14: What is your current on-premises environment? Check all that apply. *

Q15: What do you expect your on-premises environment to look like in the next year or two? Check all that apply. *