Is there a role for the independent integrator in the well-demarcated world of storage vendor relationships?
Customers say management features for heterogeneous storage should be a "given"—built-in (and free). Vendors say it's an add-on worth paying for. When will vendors wake up?
Can smaller vendors still have a voice in an organization designed to develop hardware standards for the entire industry?
Familiar problems are starting to crop up
What, exactly, is SMI-S anyway? We may finally be able to find out.
The reality is that demand for more storage is not growing as much as originally forecast—and the forecast revisions are significant. How are analysts deriving their numbers?
A proposal for a “three dimensional approach”: automating storage provisioning and device management, data movement, and data replication.