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The latest hype is focused on edge and cloud-native computing, which comes as part of a cloud delivery strategy, and is designed to provide a flexible approach to workload and data deployment.


  • Ovum believes that as technologies such as cloud-native, edge, and serverless computing evolve, they will bring with them expectations of greater openness in terms of workload and data portability, as well as the expectation of being available everywhere.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand why the edge will require flexibility in terms of resources and the physical footprint it requires.
  • Learn why data protection for cloud-native deployments requires more than just traditional backup and recovery capabilities.
  • Discover why security in a cloud-native environment creates new challenges for IT.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key differences between cloud-native and traditional workloads when it comes to operational management?
  • How do cloud-native and edge computing relate to each other?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

The edge will require flexibility in terms of resources and physical footprint

  • Tyto Athene

Data protection for core and edge environments needs more than traditional backup and recovery

  • RackTop Systems
  • Clumio
  • Kasten

Delivering security to cloud-native and edge deployments at scale requires new solutions

  • Alcide
  • StackRox

Enabling data management must respect the openness of the technology

  • Portworx


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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