Storage on Your Terms: Deep Dive Into Software-Defined Storage Technologies

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Software-Defined Storage (SDS) means different things to different people, with solutions ranging from do it yourself to full-fledged scale up and scale out architectures, the landscape can seem blurry and confusing. This session aims to eliminate the confusion on what all these terms mean by mapping each style of SDS with a corresponding environment. These solutions include the use of virtual server based solutions, containers, bare metal installs and even hyper-converged. Regardless of vertical or company size, from branch offices through the largest enterprise, the right Software-Defined Storage strategy can put you back in control and help you gain unmatched levels of flexibility, scalability, performance, and cost efficiency.

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Learn the different kinds of SDS available
Determine what SDS solution fits your enterprise need
Be able to do a cost justification for the future storage in the datacenter