Cloud Storage Frenzy
The major trends that are disrupting the IT landscape, from hybrid cloud to hyper-converged infrastructure to the emerging Internet of Things, are demanding innovations in storage, both at the hardware and software layers.
As enterprises look to leverage new cloud-based technologies like advanced analytics and artificial intelligence while maintaining mushrooming databases, storage vendors are delivering ever-more versatile, scalable and intelligent solutions that operate across diverse environments.
New startups are forming to take on the storage challenges presented by complex cloud environments and compete with legacy vendors, which themselves are launching products and cloud services, or teaming with other companies to deliver integrated solutions. The channel partners helping enterprises embrace those offerings are seeing their practices scale.
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