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Jeff Boles Published: 21 Feb 2013

Storage professionals building out their infrastructures have more new storage technologies to choose from than ever before, but the choices are becoming more complex. Back in early 2012, I predicted 2013 would be the year of storage performance innovation. Over the past year, a number of new storage technologies have debuted, often stealing the storage performance spotlight from traditional big storage array vendors. The technologies have run the gamut from server-based to network-based storage acceleration, as well as entirely new storage array approaches that tier and cache much more effectively -- often even outperforming the incumbent enterprise arrays. For 2013, storage performance will stay center stage, but the competition for your data storage dollar will ramp up like we haven't seen in a long time. It's been a while since the big array vendors have had to compete head-to-head on performance, and with dozens of startups offering a challenge to array performance, the competition is bound to get serious. I'm predicting we'll see an entirely new level ... Access >>>

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