Finding The Right Storage-as-a-Service Partner
Joseph F. Kovar
Solution providers looking either to take their first steps into the managed services market, or to fill out their managed services offerings, are finding the best way to do it is to adopt the other SaaS: Storage-as-a-Service.
Storage-a-a-Service has come a long way from the heyday of the first dot-com bubble and the original managed storage service providers, who invested millions of dollars in building storage infrastructures in the misplaced hope that enterprise customers were ready to trust the storage of their data to what was then an unproven storage model.
Here are a few of the vendors, in alphabetical order, that are either partnering with solution providers, competing with solution providers, or both, along with some of what can be expected from them in the next few months.