IT INSIGHTS: Why Software-Defined Storage Companies Have Failed

Why Software-Defined Storage Companies Have Failed: Stick a Fork in it or Change the Recipe?

With data centers handling massive amounts of data and traditional storage architectures, teams and budgets being pushed to their limits, software-defined storage (SDS) emerged as an antidote for data silos that are too complex to scale, maintain and afford.

The goal of software-defined storage is to provide the speed and agility needed to quickly provision, move and scale IT services across network segments, data centers, and into the cloud. All of this is meant to happen transparently and independent of the physical infrastructure underneath. That’s a tall order and until recently, it has suffered more than a few setbacks.

The problem of modernizing the data center to meet current workloads continues but, until recently, software-defined storage companies were unable to offer a viable solution.

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