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The Future of Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems Will Be Shaped by Shared Accelerated Storage

Published: 25 May 2017

ID: G00323446

Analyst(s): Chirag Dekate , Stanley Zaffos , Joseph Unsworth , Julia Palmer


Storage products supporting Nonvolatile Memory Express and NVMe over Fabrics deliver performance improvements for I&O leaders modernizing their infrastructures. This research provides action-oriented insight on where, when and whether I&O leaders should take advantage of these emerging technologies.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Description
  • Benefits and Uses
    • Performance-Intensive Use Cases Are Driving Scalable NVMe Infrastructure Requirements
    • Big Data and DBMS
    • Performance-Scaling Environments
    • Enterprise Use Cases and Ecosystems
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
  • Evaluation Factors
  • Recommendations
  • Representative Providers

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