Gartner Research

Market Guide for Open-Source Storage

Published: 20 November 2014

ID: G00271159

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran


The open-source storage market has matured substantially, making the technology viable for an increasingly wider range of use cases. This research provides infrastructure and operations leaders with insights into key open-source storage projects and their viability for use in the enterprise.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

Representative Vendors

  • Ceph
  • Hadoop Distributed File System
  • Red Hat Storage Server (previously GlusterFS)
  • OpenStack Swift

Market Recommendations

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