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China Summary Translation: 'The Future of Software-Defined Storage in Data Center, Edge and Hybrid Cloud'

Published: 22 May 2019

ID: G00407625

Analyst(s): Julia Palmer


SDS products are evolving rapidly, but offerings remain highly segmented. To achieve maximum value from SDS, I&O leaders should seek solutions with value propositions aligning with their desired business outcomes, and deliver agility and portability across the data center, edge and hybrid cloud.

Table Of Contents


The Future of Software-Defined Storage in Data Center, Edge and Hybrid Cloud

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • Identify a Use Case for SDS Deployment That Fulfills Desired Business Value
  • Evaluate SDS Vendor Value Propositions and Product Offerings to Determine the Best Match for Use Cases
  • Deploy SDS as Part of a Cohesive HCI

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