Wednesday, July 7, 2010

The state of storage

Randy Davis ( of eGistics, Inc. ( finds several interesting trends in The 2010 State of Storage Report from Networking Computing.

1. The top planned storage project for 2010 is improved allocation
2. Forty-seven percent of respondents say insufficient storage resources for mission-critical applications is their No. 1 concern
3. Storage area network (SAN) vendors are responding to demands for lower-cost storage
4. Storage virtualization is growing
5. Thin provisioning is catching on
6. There is a significant increase in interest in cloud-based storage

How do these trends reflect your storage strategy?

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