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ESG Storage

With IT in a considerable state of flux (think of the increase, integration, and intricacies of cloud, mobility, big data, and consolidation), having easy access to—and guaranteed availability of—ever-increasing volumes and types of data is paramount to every workload and every IT user. Storage has moved from a key supporting role in prior paradigms to center-stage protagonist in the drama of contemporary IT. Leading IT organizations understand that data is at once their DNA, lifeblood, and soul, yet they can’t afford for it to be an anchor. Hence, vendors and IT users alike are focused on delivering a highly accurate, reliable, protected, and cost-effective data stream. Tools such as flash, object storage, [hyper] converged platforms, and architectures built with cloud and software-definition make up the plethora of storage solutions aimed at spiraling expectations. This makes for a beguiling and obfuscated landscape. ESG’s experience- and research-backed insights will help you optimally utilize storage to support a breadth of IT and business objectives while prioritizing complex cost-constraint demands.

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ANALYSTS COVERING STORAGE

Mark Peters

Practice Director & Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Storage: IT Infrastructure
  

ESG Senior Analyst Mark Peters is focused on all types of storage systems, virtualized storage, multiple solid-state media, and the emerging opportunities represented by both software-defined storage and converged systems.

Scott Sinclair

Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Storage: Software-defined
  

ESG Analyst Scott Sinclair has a proven history in both the storage and data protection industries.

Terri McClure

Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Converged Infrastructure, Storage
  

ESG Senior Analyst Terri McClure focuses on cloud infrastructure, including converged and hyperconverged solutions, as well as storage and cloud file sharing.

RECENT ESG BLOGS FOR STORAGE

The U.S. Versus China with Flash Memory Stuck in the Middle

I normally don’t mention politics. My expertise is in technology and business, so I like to stick to those topics. But, an article in the Wall Street Journal today caught my eye. It is well worth a...READ MORE

VMworld – What I’m Intrigued To See

We all know that VMware changed the world of IT. Most of the way that change was effected is pretty obvious – a layer of software to make more effective and more efficient use of computing platform...READ MORE

The Contemporary Opportunity for Traditional IT Hardware (Video)

Despite the fact that most things in the big wide world of infrastructure actually change relatively slowly in the practical air of data centers, we nonetheless love to talk about actual and...READ MORE

2017 Enterprise Storage Predictions (Video)

With 2016 behind us, I recently had some time to sit down and record my thoughts on the storage industry for 2017. While I do not wish to spoil the predictions in the video too much, there are a few...READ MORE

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RECENT ESG VIDEO FOR STORAGE

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RECENT ESG RESEARCH FOR STORAGE

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