Data storage startups: 10 emerging vendors worth watching

The best of today’s storage startups stand out in the areas of solid-state storage, cloud storage, virtualization and SAN/NAS.

Image goes hereStartups give us a glimpse into the future of data storage. The best of today's data storage startups will fill technology and product gaps that often go overlooked by larger vendors, and some will provide future products for the big boys through acquisitions.

A peek at the best data storage startups also shows what’s hot in the industry. Today, we see many solid-state storage, virtualization, cloud storage and SAN/NAS vendors poking their heads out. That’s where the venture funding is going, and that’s where some of the best technology and services lie.

So which companies might grow into large vendors tomorrow or spark bidding wars among the giants looking to acquire them? Here are 10 that are worth keeping a close eye on.

This was first published in August 2011

Dig deeper on Storage vendors

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchSolidStateStorage

SearchVirtualStorage

SearchCloudStorage

SearchDisasterRecovery

SearchDataBackup

Close