Organizations are running their business on exponentially more data, created by more users, from different devices, and through different IT services and digital processes. While some data growth is fueled by new applications, it also arrives increasingly from non-traditional IT sources, including digital media, machines, and edge devices. Edge IoT devices are generating a massive amount of data that must be managed, monitored, stored, and analyzed. Deciding where to perform each of these functions is critical to supporting new data-driven global business services and processes. This blueprint from HPE PointNext, the Services division of HPE, is based on real-world experiences from many customers across a range of industries on how to leverage flash storage modernization.