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Market Overview: Software-Only Storage

Your Next Array Should Be An Application

August 1, 2014

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Why Read This Report

Hardware appliances have dominated the enterprise data storage landscape for decades, but storage is not immune from the software-defined transformation taking place in data centers. With momentum building for converged server and storage architectures, it is the right time for infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals to evaluate software-only storage offerings running on commodity hardware. This market overview delves into the emergence of software as an alternative to hardware appliances and gives a detailed overview of 15 vendors' software-only storage offerings.

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Table of Contents

  • On-Premises Storage Must Improve To Meet Hybrid Cloud Standards
  • The Software-Only Storage Landscape

  • Software-Only Is The Future Of Storage
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents