Friday 24 April 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global SDS Market: EMC² Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP), International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), NetApp Inc. and VMware Inc.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Coraid, DataCore, Dell, Hitachi Data Systems, Nexenta, Pivot3, RedHat and SwiftStack.
The report said: “Increased adoption of flash-based storage is one of the major trends emerging in the market. Storage systems that combine SSDs, HDDs, and flash-based caches are gaining popularity among enterprises. A key advantage of using SDS in flash-based storage is that it provides better suitability and platform independency to enterprises.”
According to the report, SDS is one of the key components of SDDCs. SDS can be used in data center storage systems such as SAN, NAS, and DAS to create a shared pool of resources for user application access. Data centers that support on-premise and cloud-based environments are increasing steadily.
Further, the report states that complexities associated with data management are one of the major challenges that the market faces. The data management process has become increasingly complex in terms of data allocation, migration, reliability, compression, and replication. These processes are dependent on the data types and support for these data based on established QoS norms.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.