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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Distributed File Systems and Object Storage Solutions

Published: 11 June 2019

ID: G00402419

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


Distributed file systems and object storage solutions enable enterprises to effectively manage and access large volumes of unstructured data in a secure and scalable manner. I&O leaders can learn from the implementation experience of their peers shared on Gartner Peer Insights.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Dedicate Time Upfront to Perform Due Diligence and Learn from Peer Experiences
  • Lesson 2: Arrange for Test Runs During Product Evaluation
  • Lesson 3: Strategically Manage Your Vendor and Service Provider Relationships
  • Lesson 4: Understand Performance and Growth Requirements and Their Impact on License Expense
  • Lesson 5: Reinforce Deployment Best Practices With Your Team Prior to Launch
  • Methodology

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