Molly Rector on Trends from Storage Networking World

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Over at the Spectra Blog, Molly Rector writes that several trends came out loud and clear at the recent Storage Networking World conference.

The education track was excellent. I spent a majority of the three days attending the sessions, most of which were full or close to full throughout the day. From these sessions and conversations with attendees, a few topics and trends emerged including:

  • Cloud Interface Technologies. Evolving cloud interface technologies that allow movement of data between clouds.
  • SSD Hybrid Systems. SSD market is needing a few SSD-only appliances, and the true differentiation and larger demand for SSD-storage is in hybrid systems.
  • Data Growth. How to architect to deal with rapid unstructured data growth.

Molly also points us to this video from the conference, which is a parody of Adele’s Rolling in the Deep. Backup has never been so catchy.