Around the Storage Block
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 

Software-Defined Storage: You have questions, we have answers

on ‎06-27-2014 08:39 AM

By Kate Davis, @KateAtHP, WW Marketing Manager, HP Software-Defined Storage

 

Headshot1.jpgEven after two years of talking about Software-Defined Storage, basic questions are still being asked within the IT community about what it is and what is does. So I thought I’d share a couple of items that may help answer questions you may have.

 

First up is a new IDC brief from analyst Ashish Nadkarni, who answers 5 common questions around SDS:

 

IDC_Brief.jpgSoftware-Defined Storage: A Fundamental Shift in How Storage Is Delivered and Used

1. What is software-defined storage, and how is it different from hardware-defined storage?
2. What are the benefits of SDS?
3. What are the features that buyers should look for when evaluating SDS solutions?
4. What are the different delivery models for SDS that buyers can choose from?
5. What should buyers look for in an SDS supplier and/or service provider?

 

The second piece is a recent interview with Craig Nunes, VP of Marketing for HP Storage, in theCUBE at HP Discover. John Furrier and Dave Valente talk with Craig about what’s hot in storage now with key topics of Flash, Backup and SDS. Want to know what’s going on with HP Storage? How we define SDS and how we compete with VSAN? Check out the video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lastly, Calvin and I took the chance at Discover to chat for a few minutes about the state of SDS and what’s going on with our HP VSA products.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Friday! Have a great weekend. Smiley Happy

0 Kudos
About the Author

katedavis

I've been working across the HP/HPE Storage portfolio since 2006. I focus on the software-defined storage market and our StoreVirtual techonology. I'm based in Colorado...Go Broncos!!

Labels
Events
Each Month in 2016
Online
Software Expert Days - 2016
Join us online to talk directly with our Software experts during online Expert Days. Find information here about past, current, and upcoming Expert Da...
Read more
Sep 30
Seattle, WA
OpenStack Days Seattle
OpenStack Days Seattle, September 30, is the largest gathering of OpenStack users and prospective users in the Pacific Northwest region.
Read more
View all