Gartner Research

Pragmatic Storage Solutions for the Midmarket

Published: 11 March 2014

ID: G00262370

Analyst(s): Valdis Filks, Dave Russell, Mike Cisek

Summary

Few organizations have the expertise to effectively manage storage and the complexity, disparate workloads and highly virtualized environments that have become commonplace in midmarket data centers. IT leaders can best address midmarket storage challenges by adopting Gartner's practical advice.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Adopt a Hybrid Approach to Storage by Leveraging Appliances
  • Use Fabric-Based Infrastructure as an Antidote to Storage Management
  • Leverage the Cloud to Scale Your Storage Environment With Cloud Storage Gateways
  • Employ a Proven Strategy for Storage Management

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