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This article is part of the Vol. 4 No. 10 December 2005 issue of Five ready-for-prime-time storage technologies
It's that time of year when analysts return from their Turkey-day hiatus with two things on their minds: technology predictions for the upcoming year and their annual year-end bonus. I spend most of my time in the techno-weenie world of security, so I'm exposed to the entire technology spectrum. I'm also fortunate to work with some of the smartest storage people around. In addition, since I cut my tech-industry teeth in storage (EMC, class of 1987) and write this column every month, I keep my ear to the ground. With that, let me describe some trends I anticipate for 2006. Trend 1: The rise and maturation of intelligent storage networking This prediction is pretty easy as we've already seen a ton of cool appliances and defined network storage application platforms in 2005. As a broad market observer, however, I can safely say, "You ain't seen nothing yet." Peek over the fence at your peers in networking and you'll see a harbinger of things to come. In the IP space, inline devices are cracking open packets to perform all kinds of services. Equipment from ... Access >>>
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