News is mighty slow this time of year, but that doesn’t keep the stalwarts at Sun’s HPC Watercooler from soldiering on. Most recently they point us to IDC’s top 10 storage predictions for 2008. A few of the top slots:
- Storage services models for data backup, archiving and replication will be more appealing to businesses.
- New role-based storage systems will demand tighter integration between the storage layer and content-generating applications.
- Vendors will build object-based storage systems to classify data and add policies closer to the point of creation.