Server and system administrators challenged to keep up with enterprise storage explosion

the rapid evolution of enterprise storage technologies, combined with external forces like the
explosion of big data, can keep the best linux® and server administrators playing catch-up when
it comes to storage. the status quo in the enterprise — a clutter of monolithic storage devices and
proprietary, disconnected technologies – stifles innovation and productivity, leaving administrators with the burden of piecing together increasingly complex solutions and the responsibility for keeping them running.

In contrast, modern, software-defined storage technologies provide a rare oppotunity for administrators to help unify and simplify the storage environment with familiar building blocks, doing forstorage what servers have experienced in the recent past.