TECH SUPPLIER Jun 2018 - Market Note - Doc # US43940318
A Deluge of NVMe-Based Announcements Gives Enterprise Storage Customers Attractive Higher-Performance Options
This IDC Market Note briefly summarizes the state of NVMe in enterprise storage as well as the recent NVMe announcements, identifying customer and workload targets and reviewing the benefits of NVMe technology in enterprise storage. Calendar 2Q18 saw a flurry of NVMe-based enterprise storage announcements, marking an inflection point in the industry's commitment to this technology moving forward. "Enterprises should already be thinking about how they will leverage NVMe technologies to improve the performance and efficiency of storage infrastructures over the next several years," said Eric Burgener, research vice president, Storage. "With many NVMe-based storage vendor options already available, CIOs should already be at least considering NVMe-based solutions upon enterprise storage platform technology refresh."