Gartner Research

Why Hardware Matters to the Success of Your Software-Defined Storage Deployment

Published: 30 March 2017

ID: G00324244

Analyst(s): Valdis Filks , Julia Palmer


I&O leaders need to address the misconception that the underlying hardware does not matter as most of the value is now provided by SDS. This research outlines how to deliver optimal TCO, performance and reliability for your infrastructure SDS deployment.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Define SDS Success Criteria
  • Create and Maintain a Cross-Discipline SDS Deployment Team
  • Design SDS Server Configurations
  • Appendix

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