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Software- vs. Hardware-defined Storage: Tips and Considerations
Software provides flexibility and smart storage virtualization so that you can optimize and right-size to meet your needs. However, many organizations ignore the realities driving today’s diverse data centers and keep buying more hardware to replace their existing storage investments.
This brief, 3-page resource helps to explain the contrasting properties between software-defined storage and hardware-defined storage. Read on to discover 8 reasons why there is a division, and the obstacles to avoid as a decision maker, including:
- Software’s longevity
- Hardware-defined = Over-provision and over-size
- The inevitability of software-defined storage
- And more