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  • 20 December 2018

    Storage Market Map 2018

    Data storage technology continues to evolve. While new players and technologies continue to emerge, the largest players are retaining their focus on all-flash, hyperconverged, object and cloud storage, and data resilience. This report defines the main storage market segments and the position of over 200 vendors in those segments.

  • 3 July 2018

    StorageOS shifts container storage dynamic to use orchestration at the application layer

    The company is taking a software-defined and application-centric approach to persistent storage for containerized applications that includes features like automated management. Ultimately, it brings the same mobility and flexibility already associated with containers to the storage part of the equation.

  • 27 June 2018

    Cloud Management Market Map 2018

    There is a massive land grab underway as industries convert to cloud. The more effective a vendor is in supporting this transformation journey, the more right it will have earned to play in the ongoing management and optimization, which is where the majority of the opportunity ahead will be found.

  • 19 June 2018

    Containers generate great expectations for boosting provisioning and resiliency

    Container usage brings the potential to alleviate some of the common infrastructure pain points often associated with storage – such as slow provisioning speed that can take days to weeks – and is expected to become a driver of infrastructure transformation.

  • 31 May 2018

    MayaData unleashes open source, cloud-native container storage built on OpenEBS

    The company is addressing the challenges of storage management for container-based workloads by offering open source, cloud-native containerized storage. In doing so, it is seeking to provide superior granularity and efficiency over conventional storage arrays.

  • 23 March 2018

    Nexenta extends SDS into the cloud while enhancing its management platform

    The company has expanded its portfolio of SDS products to reach further into the cloud while continuing to capitalize on next-generation workloads like containerized applications.

  • 14 March 2018

    SaaS data protection - a growing opportunity for backup players and service providers

    One of the benefits of SaaS is that it offers a more hands-off approach, but this can also result in a lack of protection for the data being generated by SaaS applications. Enterprises need to know if SaaS data is being protected by the service provider, and if not, how to best implement their own plans for backup.

  • 5 March 2018

    Overview: Cloud-Enabling Technologies

    This Market Monitor Cloud-Enabling Technologies report provides updated market and vendor estimates through Q4 2017. Cloud-Enabling Technologies (CET) encompass the vital support system for a cloud environment, which includes the automation and management stack. It is our position that server virtualization itself is an enabler for cloud computing. Additionally, what the broader industry terms 'private clouds' fall under the purview of our CET definition because this technology is installed, delivered and consumed on-premises, and is not hosted by a third party. However, the CET tools included in this analysis are commonly leveraged by cloud providers to create the cloud environments they offer as a service.

  • 30 January 2018

    Container storage edges closer to mainstream, driving consolidation and acceleration

    The market opportunity for containers will only grow as enterprise adoption continues to gain momentum as a result of DevOps implementation. This report looks at the intersection point of containers and storage, and some of the vendors addressing this market.

  • 22 November 2017

    Overview: Cloud-Enabling Technologies

    This Market Monitor Cloud-Enabling Technologies report provides updated market and vendor estimates through Q3 2017. Cloud-Enabling Technologies (CET) encompass the vital support system for a cloud environment, which includes the automation and management stack. It is our position that server virtualization itself is an enabler for cloud computing. In addition, what the broader industry terms 'private clouds' fall under the purview of our CET definition because this technology is installed, delivered and consumed on-premises, and is not hosted by a third party. However, the CET tools included in this analysis are commonly leveraged by cloud providers to create the cloud environments they offer as a service. The Q4 update includes a breakout of the emerging container marketplace and incorporates the private PaaS vendors as part of our platform analysis.