Achieving a delicate balance for long-term data storage on both cloud and on-premises infrastructure is critical for organizations today. The fast response offered by locally stored data can help an organization meet demanding SLA requirements, including an organization’s recovery time objectives (RTO) and recovery point objectives (RPO). Meanwhile, data stored in the cloud can lower costs while improving resilience, since it will be accessible in the event of a local data center outage occurs. This IDC whitepaper, "How to Balance On Premises and Public Cloud for Long Term Retention" will examine how to address four key challenges: 1) Reduce the cost of on-premises storage, 2) Orchestrate movement of data to the cloud, 3) Reduce the time to retrieve data and 4) Lower the risk of regulatory noncompliance. Read more...