Gartner Research

Disk Array Storage: Overview

Published: 27 May 2004

ID: G0091491

Analyst(s): April Adams

Summary

Disk array storage is a crucial part of any information life-cycle management (ILM) strategy. Learn what kinds of hardware, software, high-availability and fault-tolerant features are available today, before you buy.

Table Of Contents
  • Technology Basics
    • Fault Tolerance and High Availability Features
    • Storage Management Software
    • Performance
    • RAID
  • Technology Analysis
    • Interface Support
    • Business Use
  • Technology Leaders
    • Dell Computer Corporation (Round Rock, Texas)
    • EMC Corp. (Hopkinton, Massachusetts)
    • Engenio Information Technologies, Inc. (formerly LSI Logic Storage Systems) (Milpitas, CA)
    • Hewlett-Packard Company (Palo Alto, California)
    • Hitachi Data Systems (Santa Clara, California)
    • IBM (Armonk, New York)
    • Network Appliance (Sunnyvale, California)
    • Storage Technology Corp. (Louisville, Colorado)
    • Sun Microsystems (Palo Alto, California)
    • Other RAID Vendors
    • Recommended Gartner Research
  • Insight

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