Users bullish on virtualizing storage and software-defined storage

Post by Rich Castagna (thank you)

Survey finds 89% of users virtualizing storage are “Very satisfied” or “Satisfied.” Software-defined storage also heavily deployed.

A somewhat surprising 43% of survey respondents report they have virtualized at least some of their storage to pool those resources. And the results are a stunning success: 89% gave a “Very satisfied” or “Satisfied” thumbs up, 36% said they’re wasting a lot less capacity and 47% have realized some new efficienciesStorage virtualization methods vary, with decisions typically based on what kind of gear is already installed. Our respondents indicated a nearly even split among array-based storage virtualization, appliance-based and software installed on a server.

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