Gartner Research

Five Key Actions for Midsize Enterprises to Improve Storage and Backup

Published: 19 May 2017

ID: G00328102

Analyst(s): Robert Rhame


This research identifies the key trends that infrastructure and operations leaders responsible for storage in midsize enterprises should leverage to help them to cut costs, improve productivity and help their organizations gain a competitive edge.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Stop Keeping Storage Arrays Forever
  • Take Advantage of Competitive Pricing Pressure and New Capabilities for Backup and Recovery Solutions
  • Evaluate Storage Startups for Improved Management
  • Implement Hyperconverged Integrated Systems to Improve Operational Efficiency
  • Deploy More Flash Now — Solid-State Arrays

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