I have been hearing customers talking about their Bimodal strategy more and more. Hu wrote a good introduction blog that is worth a read, if you have not already done so.
Going hand-in-hand with the Bimodal Approach is 12-Factor application development which we all need to understand how HDS solutions will fit in to. For instance, HCP Object Storage could be a great fit for Factor #4 (Backing Services) to allow applications to reference all sorts of information. Also, the HCP Anywhere API can help with Dev/Prod Parity by synchronizing content between end points that are accessed by applications
Jim Ash @9XJim
Hitachi Data Systems