The Economics of Scale-Out Storage
Scale-out storage technologies have rapidly gained popularity over the past several years, successfully crossing the chasm from niche technology to mainstream enterprise solution. As this shift occurs, an increasing number of enterprises are seeking to understand the advantages of the newer technology when it comes to the storage of exploding amounts of unstructured data.
Today’s enterprise faces a myriad of choices when selecting storage technologies. For a large and quickly growing segment of storage applications – those characterized by the need to reliably store large volumes of unstructured data – an increasing number of enterprises are turning to “scale-out” storage technologies.