2012: Brave New Storage World
The storage industry in 2012 will see big shifts as capacity growth starts to decelerate and more data gets moved to the cloud where it can not only be stored but also analyzed in new ways to gain business insights.
In the meantime, some of the top buzz words in the storage industry, including "big data" and "scale-out" will become real technologies or even business models. And the adoption of SSD technology and "bring your own" mobile devices will force storage admins to change the way they handle data.
Welcome to the Brave New Storage World. Continue on, and learn what's in store for the storage industry in 2012.
By the way, feel free to check out the Data Storage Predictions for 2011 posted this time last year to see how we did.