Critical Capabilities for Object Storage

Archived Published: 31 March 2016 ID: G00271719

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Growing investments in Mode 2 IT projects and cost reduction efforts in core enterprise workloads are driving the demand for object storage. Here, we compare 12 object storage products against seven critical capabilities in use cases relevant to infrastructure and operations leaders.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
    • Vendors
      • Caringo Swarm
      • Cloudian HyperStore
      • DataDirect Networks WOS
      • EMC Elastic Cloud Storage
      • HGST Active Archive System
      • Hitachi Data Systems HCP
      • Huawei OceanStor UDS
      • IBM Cleversafe dsNet
      • NetApp StorageGRID
      • Red Hat Ceph Storage
      • Scality Ring
      • SwiftStack Object Storage
    • Context
    • Product/Service Class Definition
    • Critical Capabilities Definition
      • Capacity
      • Storage Efficiency
      • Interoperability
      • Manageability
      • Performance
      • Resilience
      • Security and Multitenancy
    • Use Cases
      • Analytics
      • Archiving
      • Backup
      • Cloud Storage
      • Content Distribution
      • Overall
    • Vendors Added and Dropped
      • Added
      • Dropped
  • Inclusion Criteria
    • Critical Capabilities Rating
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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