Gartner Research

How to Eliminate SANs in Remote Sites

Published: 10 February 2017

ID: G00319895

Analyst(s): Santhosh Rao , John McArthur


There are two approaches I&O leaders can take to simplify their infrastructures and eliminate difficult-to-manage SANs: hyperconvergence and software-defined storage. These technologies will provide them with the opportunity to improve efficiency, reduce costs and better manage risk.

Table Of Contents


  • Replace SANs and Servers With HCIS to Achieve a Simple-to-Maintain Infrastructure
  • Replace SANs With Infrastructure SDS for Maximum Leverage and Flexibility
  • Align Server Replacement With Storage Refresh Cycles to Optimize TCO

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