Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Object Storage

Published: 25 November 2019

ID: G00385247

Analyst(s): Julia Palmer, Chandra Mukhyala, Raj Bala

Summary

Cost reduction is driving interest in on-premises object storage offerings; however, hybrid cloud storage capabilities are also attracting the attention of I&O leaders. Here, we evaluate 13 object storage products against eight critical capabilities in five use cases relevant to I&O leaders.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Caringo Swarm
    • Cloudian HyperStore
    • DDN WOS
    • Dell EMC ECS
    • Hitachi Vantara Content Platform
    • Huawei FusionStorage
    • IBM COS
    • NetApp StorageGRID
    • Red Hat Ceph
    • Scality RING
    • SUSE Enterprise Storage
    • SwiftStack Storage
    • Western Digital ActiveScale
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Capacity
    • Storage Efficiency
    • Interoperability
    • Manageability
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Security and Multitenancy
    • Value
  • Use Cases
    • Analytics
    • Archiving
    • Backup
    • Cloud Storage
    • Hybrid Cloud Storage
  • Vendors Added and Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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