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This IDC study assesses the results of IDC's 2012 Trends in File-Based Storage Survey.
"Businesses are acknowledging the changing landscape of FBS solutions," said Ashish Nadkarni, research director, IDC's Storage Systems research. "As the creation of structured, unstructured, and semistructured data continues to grow, more and more businesses are favoring the use of FBS over block storage and looking to leverage these solutions in a wide variety of environments that were previously off limits for FBS."
Data-replication services, Disaster recovery, Disk-based data protection, Failover and failback, File system software, General-purpose disk storage, Network-attached storage, Networks, Parallel and distributed file systems, Scalable hardware, Scale-out file systems, Storage, Storage, Tape storage, Virtualization