Ceph Filesystem Ready to Take Off with Linux Distributions

Over at The Register, Matt Asay writes that the Inktank startup is in a great position to grow now that the Ceph client has been accepted into the Linux kernel.

Ceph is well-positioned to capture greenfield distributed storage opportunities through its so-called object storage approach. In my experience, it’s this greenfield characteristic that should be a great catalyst for Inktank, as it gives Inktank the chance to grow under the radar of the big, incumbent vendors. Since Ceph will be stealing greenfield sales opportunities that never actually hit the radar of the proprietary vendors’ respective sales teams, they won’t know they’re bleeding until Ceph’s momentum is difficult to impossible to stop.

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