This IDC study is a part of a four-part special series on SDS. This study specifically covers market background, taxonomy, and trends (as derived via in-depth interviews with IT executives).
"Software-defined storage will continue to disrupt storage suppliers as well as buyers, as they prepare to transform their IT infrastructure for 3rd Platform technologies," said Ashish Nadkarni, program director, WW Infrastructure.
Software-Defined Storage 2015: End-User Adoption and Market Opportunity
Analytic applications, Categorizers, Disk storage, Disk-based data protection, Enterprise server, File system software, Hypervisors, Infrastructure as a service, Networking virtualization, NoSQL databases, Operating systems and subsystems, Parallel and distributed file systems, Platform as a service, Scalable hardware, Scale-out file systems, Serial ATA drive, Software as a service, Storage, Storage management software, Tape storage, Virtualization