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This article is part of the May 2013 Vol. 12 No. 3 issue of How to improve your virtual server storage setups
IT data storage is always a struggle, but storage managers should have a little more money in 2013 to spend on techs that can help ease the crunch of growing capacity demands. About the survey This is the eleventh year we've fielded the Storage magazine/SearchStorage Purchasing Intentions survey. Storage magazine subscribers and SearchStorage members are invited to participate in the survey, which gathers information related to storage managers' purchasing plans for a variety of storage product categories. This edition had 710 qualified respondents across a broad spectrum of industries, with the average company size measured as having revenue of $1.2 billion. There's a lot going on with IT data storage these days. There's the usual stuff that'll keep a storage manager from a good night's sleep, like finding a place to put more and more terabytes of data, providing snappy access to it and then making sure it's protected. And against a rising tide of storage capacity woes, come new demands on performance as near-instant analytics take center stage. And it ... Access >>>
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