Software- vs. Hardware-defined Storage: Tips and Considerations

Software- vs. Hardware-defined Storage: Tips and Considerations

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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

 

Vendor:
DataCore Software Corporation
Posted:
09 Sep 2013
Published:
30 Apr 2013
Format:
PDF
Length:
3 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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