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  • 3 September 2015

    Storage projects, pains and people

    Understanding storage pain points and projects for 2015 requires some insight into how the structure of the storage team is also changing.

  • 3 September 2015

    Stagnant storage budgets favor EMC, IBM, HDS and HP over NetApp and Dell

    Since 2011, average storage budgets have rolled downhill, changing the nature of enterprise procurement. While it's tough for all, some traditional vendors are better at having hot technologies compensate for sagging legacy revenue growth.

  • 4 August 2015

    Enterprises and vendors disagree on software-defined storage

    Every vendor seems to have one or more definitions of software-defined storage that all differ somehow. Let's hear how storage professionals are defining the term in 2015, and look at what they plan to do or not do with SDS.

  • 17 July 2015

    All-flash arrays shaking up both traditional storage and other flash technologies

    Flash is hot, and the drivers/inhibitors for AFAs help us to understand why the technology may even slow the growth of server-side flash and hybrid arrays. AFA leader EMC must be concerned about our new most exciting vendor, Pure Storage.

  • 7 July 2015

    Market Dynamics - Storage Wave 19

    Designed for IT professionals, this report captures highlights from the complete study, and provides business intelligence in the form of technological roadmaps, budget trends, voice-of-the-customer narratives and vendor spending plans and performance ratings.

  • 22 June 2015

    Narratives - Storage Wave 19

    This report compiles open-ended commentary from our in-depth interviews with IT professionals, which enables you to hear the direct 'voice of the customer' as enterprise end users discuss storage technology, their industry and the future of this sector.

  • 22 June 2015

    Customer Assessments for Individual Vendors - Storage Wave 19

    Summarizing IT professionals' assessments for 10 vendors, this report profiles the individual storage vendors based on spending, vulnerability and ratings on 14 discrete categories. Time series data is included to provide historical perspective.

  • 15 June 2015

    Vendor Vulnerability and Spending - Storage Wave 19

    The days of massive storage budget growth are over, and budget change will be mostly flat in 2016. Overall, the enterprises considering switching vendors fell marginally to 12% in this Wave. Of the major frame array vendors, IBM shows the least vulnerability. This report allows you to compare IT professionals' spending intentions and loyalty ratings for 10 vendors.

  • 15 June 2015

    Vendor Market Windows and Ratings - Storage Wave 19

    Our unique Market Window uses IT professionals' ratings of vendors on 14 separate criteria to calculate scores for Vendor Promise and Vendor Fulfillment, allowing comparison of vendors' effectiveness at strategy, marketing, delivery and execution.

  • 8 June 2015

    2015 Storage Outlook - Storage Wave 19

    In this report, storage professionals describe how 2015 looks for budgets, projects, pain points and drivers of capacity growth with time series charts to give perspective to the coming year.