Read why scale-out storage is the future of data storage and how Scale Computing is leading the way.
While early adopters of scale-out storage have predominantly been firms with large capacity requirements in specific industry verticals, the technology is gaining traction among enterprise users as a viable, broad-based storage infrastructure option. Accentuating the technology’s capabilities and compelling value proposition in tandem will only serve to accelerate a widespread market acceptance of scale-out storage.
Server virtualization is another driver. There’s a mismatch between the flexible and mobile capabilities of virtual server environments and the hard-mapped, stovepiped nature of traditional scale-up systems. Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) recently conducted research on why organizations are struggling to deploy virtualization more pervasively.