The Good News/Hard Truth about Storage Management Software

 

Not so long back at ESG, we were asked to comment on the current state of the storage management software space. Remember that space? The question was really focused on a comparative evaluation of the various tools available, but frankly, it made us think more about the long-term relevance of what had been a pretty interesting niche within the overall data storage and management universe. More specifically, it made us wonder with some rigor whether all the current talk of SDS-this and orchestration-that mitigates in favor of storage management software or against it?

Topics: Storage storage management software