Server SANs, also known as hyperconverged systems, employ software-led storage built on commodity servers with directly attached storage (DAS). As enterprise organizations begin to replicate the infrastructure of web-scale giants, software will lead a transition where storage function migrates closer to the host. This Wikibon report from Nutanix looks at why Server SAN deployments are experiencing rapid growth, and what is the likely impact on current enterprise networked storage.
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