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IDC MarketScape Excerpt: Worldwide Object Based Storage Vendor Assessment
Early object-based storage (OBS) platforms suffered from "necessity crisis", were too cumbersome to deploy and, in some cases, caused a platform lock-in because of their proprietary access mechanisms. However, in 2013 several new and existing vendors of OBS platforms have joined alliances to prove that OBS platforms do indeed solve the problems that they were designed to solve.
Object-based storage platforms now offer a promising future for organizations trying to balance scale, complexity and costs. Read this white paper to learn more about:
- Marketplace vendor inclusion criteria
- Essential buyer guidance
- And more!