The Current State of Software-Defined Storage

For the sixth consecutive year, DataCore Software explored the impact of software-defined storage (SDS) on organizations across the globe.

In the 2017 Strategic Roadmap for Compute Infrastructure, analyst firm Gartner states -

"Computer infrastructure is rapidly evolving from hardware-centric silos to software-driven ecosystems where application agility drives infrastructure architectures. I&O (infrastructure and operations) leaders must plan now to address these trends impacting computing to evolve and modernize their infrastructure for digital business."

DataCore Software's annual survey explores the impact of major software-driven storage deployments within organizations across the globe. The survey distills the expectations and experiences of 426 IT professionals who are currently using or evaluating software-defined storage (SDS), hyperconverged and cloud storage to solve critical data storage challenges. The results yield surprising insights from a cross-section of industries over a wide range of workloads.

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