Storage administrators demand simplicity

IT staffers at all levels are now tasked with managing data storage. They demand simplicity (but want power, too).

By Kevin Fogarty, Computerworld |  Storage, insider

The torrent of data that threatens to overwhelm many corporate IT departments has driven demand for new types of storage technology. Storage managers aren't asking for ever-larger, ever-more-complex boxes like those that play leading roles in traditional marketing campaigns and vendor bragfests.

Storage managers need faster, higher-capacity hardware to keep up with volumes of data that nearly double every two years.

What they need even more, however, is simplicity.

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