Predictions Report

Top 10 Storage Predictions For I&O Professionals

February 24th, 2012
With contributors:
Christopher Voce , Eric Chi

Summary

Storage teams faced another busy year as their businesses produced larger volumes of data than ever before and sought better storage performance to feed applications that support business growth. Of course, the song remained the same as storage professionals faced flat budgets when compared with the previous year. While vendors delivered newer solutions incorporating solid state disk (SSD), automated tiering, and cloud, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals still faced challenges in weaving the technology into their architecture and processes. This report outlines 10 predictions for storage in 2012 as well as what every I&O professional should do about them to keep pace with their businesses.

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