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The Exponential Data Growth Challenge
Today’s businesses are struggling with the exponential growth of data and an increasing pressure on the data center to become more efficient. To address this issue, a traditional "one size fits all" strategy for storage design is no longer adequate.
Some of the trends that contribute to the challenge, such as server virtualization, proliferation of multi-core processors, and a rising adoption of desktop virtualization, are increasing the requirement for high I/O performance with low latency and very fast response times. On the other side of the spectrum, an explosive growth of unstructured data also drives the need for capacity-optimized storage.