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Published: 02 Jan 2014

It's a new year and Editorial Director Rich Castagna is newly optimistic again and hoping that 2014 brings a healthy dose of clarity and reality back to the data storage market. I don't know what constitutes a tradition, but in these days of instant gratification, I think doing something two years in a row qualifies. And since I wrote a similar column last year at this time, I will now present my traditional New Year's column on five things that should happen in storage in 2014 but probably won't. Before I issue my 2014 tirade, here's a quick review of my wish list from the first annual should-happen-in-the-data-storage-market-but-won't column. Last year I hoped for cloud storage standards (still hoping); data classification to come back into vogue (I'm still optimistic); primary storage dedupe (saw some progress); some reality-based ROI/TCO talk about virtualization (ha!); and real alternatives to RAID (can you say "erasure codes?"). In retrospect, that was a pretty modest wish list, and the potential was there for it all to happen. In a perfect world, it ... Access >>>

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