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[ESG Blog] Are we evaluating the storage technology name or benefit?

As a storage analyst, I am repeatedly asked to compare one storage technology solution to another. Several years ago, this wasn’t very difficult. In enterprise storage, there were really only a couple options: SAN or NAS. When comparing SAN storage, evaluations looked at performance, data resiliency features, and price...

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[ESG Blog] Are we evaluating the storage technology name or benefit?

As a storage analyst, I am repeatedly asked to compare one storage technology solution to another. Several years ago, this wasn’t very difficult. In enterprise storage, there were really only a couple options: SAN or NAS. When comparing SAN storage, evaluations looked at performance, data resiliency features, and price...

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[ESG Tech Truth] Cloud Impact on Storage System Spending

ESG recently surveyed 200 IT decision makers in North America with data storage purchase authority or influence. When asked about their organization’s recent rate of change for storage system hardware spending, nearly half (49%) indicated they were actually buying more on a year-over-year basis with an additional 46% reporting flat spending level. Only 6% stated that they have actually been decelerating storage system hardware spending.

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[ESG Tech Truth] Cloud Impact on Storage System Spending

ESG recently surveyed 200 IT decision makers in North America with data storage purchase authority or influence. When asked about their organization’s recent rate of change for storage system hardware spending, nearly half (49%) indicated they were actually buying more on a year-over-year basis with an additional 46% reporting flat spending level. Only 6% stated that they have actually been decelerating storage system hardware spending.

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[ESG Lab Validation] Datrium DVX: Server-powered Storage Unlocks VM Performance

This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of Datrium DVX, a server-powered storage solution leveraging host-based flash and CPU, software, and a durable capacity storage appliance to improve virtual machine (VM) performance and manageability.

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[ESG Lab Validation] Datrium DVX: Server-powered Storage Unlocks VM Performance

This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of Datrium DVX, a server-powered storage solution leveraging host-based flash and CPU, software, and a durable capacity storage appliance to improve virtual machine (VM) performance and manageability.

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[ESG Brief] The Winds of Storage System Spending Change

According to a recent study of data storage system buyers, 95% of midmarket and enterprise organizations have been either maintaining a consistent year-over-year spending level for disk storage systems or even accelerating these investments. While there are undoubtedly significant changes on the horizon for the data storage industry, ESG’s research suggests that a number of these disruptive trends and forces are already affecting storage system spending.

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[ESG Brief] The Winds of Storage System Spending Change

According to a recent study of data storage system buyers, 95% of midmarket and enterprise organizations have been either maintaining a consistent year-over-year spending level for disk storage systems or even accelerating these investments. While there are undoubtedly significant changes on the horizon for the data storage industry, ESG’s research suggests that a number of these disruptive trends and forces are already affecting storage system spending.

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