ESG research shows that 60% of organizations say that more than half of their on premises production applications run on virtual machines (VMs). This has created many data protection challenges. The amount of critical data that these generate and the heightened risks of ransomware only exacerbate the data protection issue. What’s required is a platform that can easily scale out and foster data management uses beyond backup and recovery. If your organization is running VMs, read this report from ESG to hear their take on why Cohesity should be on your short list.