Many Roads, Many Destinations
If the first half of 2016 is any indication, investor interest in storage startups is continuing unabated as a never-ending stream of new companies look for innovative ways to better manage customers' growing data stores.
Not all these startups will succeed. But every once in a while, one might show the kind of innovation or marketing savvy to truly stand out with enough customer and channel partner interest to one day become a legacy vendor.
Take a look at 10 independent storage developers that either came out of stealth or introduced their first solutions in the first half of 2016.
For more on the "coolest" of 2016, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review."