Business Management

Key Reasons to Use Software-defined Storage and How to Get Started

Provided by IBM

Category Business Management

Type White Paper

Length 8

Publish Date May 17 2016

Date posted May 17 2016


New applications have cropped up that demand big data analytics, mobility, and social platform integration. Initiatives related to various styles and models of cloud computing and the Internet of Things are driving massive data growth, new storage challenges, and new expectations. There is broad industry agreement that software-defined storage (SDS) represents an important, promising next step toward helping organizations address the myriad storage and data challenges they face today. This ESG white Paper examines the range of Software Defined Storage (SDS) approaches, and weighs their potential value and suitability.

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