Building Better Ways To Handle Data
The storage industry has always been one of the fastest-evolving parts of the IT industry. And 2021 was no exception. Vendors continued their aggressive push to develop new data storage products, whether focused on hardware, software, or the cloud, or some combination of the three.
For that reason, coming up with a list of 10 coolest data storage products for 2021 is a difficult task. There are a lot of candidates. For this list, CRN looked at companies presenting new alternatives to the challenges of storing, managing, accessing, and protecting data. They involve new ways to connect to the cloud, improve global file systems, new protocols, and protecting against ransomware
One product category not seen here is flash storage. CRN is doing a separate list of the 10 coolest flash storage products of 2021.
To see some of the most interesting ways to manage data storage, click through the slideshow.