Can Moving to the Cloud Boost I/O Performance?

With traditional on-premises storage proving less and less adequate for the rapidly growing amounts of data companies must handle today, the move toward cloud storage is gathering steam. The driving force behind the increasing attractiveness of the STaaS (Storage-as-a-Service) model is the compelling advantages it can provide, such as substantially lower overall costs, the ability to switch from CapEx to OpEx expenditures, increased flexibility, and simplified storage management. But, can moving to the cloud boost I/O performance?

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