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If there is one place where the global COVID-19 crisis has left its deepest mark on the business sector, it is on the ability to change. Undoubtedly, no one expected or estimated the extent of this crisis, and, these days, it still leaves big question marks in the global and local markets. The published forecasts are mostly bleak, and the uncertainty is great. Although the quarantine is lifted and borders are opening in many places around the world, everything is still handled under great fear and under restrictions.

Responding to changing market conditions as markets rebuild in the aftermath of COVID-19 continues to challenge both IT and business leaders. For IT leaders the need to actively minimize risk when making IT investments continues, whilst for business leaders, financial uncertainty is often cited as the top concern. As the author of this article explains, it’s often ‘flexibility’ of IT infrastructure that holds the key to helping to solve the challenges faced by IT and business leaders alike.

In recent years, storage pricing models have undergone a significant shift. To give customers more choice, vendors have introduced cloud-like, pay-as-you-go models as alternatives to their tried-and-true, CapEx-focused upfront purchase plans. These new models give on-premises customers that seek a little extra flexibility another option if they're not comfortable going all-in on public cloud.

In this special guest feature, Stanley Zaffos, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing at Infinidat, discusses how IT and business leaders across industries all face the same challenge

With many people still working at home, data centers that enable the cloud are playing an important role in making work possible and enabling much of the current world’s economy.

Infinidat Ltd. secured an additional investment round from its existing investors – TPG Growth, Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing, Claridge Investment Ltd., Ion Investors and Moshe Yanai, founder of Infinidat – reinforcing its investors’ commitment to the company.

Infinidat, the high-end storage array maker, has completed a D-round of funding with existing investors, but it is not saying how much it raised. Prior to this round, the company has raised $325m in three slugs since 2010.