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Spoiler alert: your secret weapon is cloud-integrated storage Another week, another cloud storage price drop. The barrier of price is slowly melting away as the cloud storage wars rage and prices drop into the pennies per gigabyte per month. Not familiar with the price wars? Here's an abridged version: In 2013, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google, and Rackspace dropped prices a combined 25 times. So far in 2014, AWS, Google and Azure have all continued to engage in price wars, dropping storage pricing more than 50 percent. New entrants like IBM Softlayer recently got in the game with a price drop of up to 65 percent on storage. But for many organizations, a drop in price alone won't get them the last mile to cloud adoption: there are many other barriers that stand in their way. Read on to learn how to tackle six of the most common barriers to adopting... (more)