Speeds And Feeds
Traditionally, data storage has been all about capacity -- how many terabytes, petabytes, even exabytes, can I squeeze into that system? But, today, speed and performance have become as important as capacity, if not more so, and that's led to booming sales of flash storage and hyper-converged systems.
And that's why the storage technology arena has recently been one of the most active segments of the IT industry. Some like Pure Storage have been around for a while and attracted a lot of attention -- and a lot of venture funding. Others are just getting out of the starter's block.
Here's a look at 10 emerging vendors in the storage arena that you should be aware of.