The original title of this article was “NAS is dead” but I thought that it was too strong, and it wasn’t my idea to restart some polemics about an article posted some weeks ago. In any case, everyone working in IT knows that the concept of death has many meanings (e.g.: also mainframes and tapes have been declared dead many times!). BTW, the goal here is to talk about a very touchy topic: internal dropbox-like services for enterprises. Last week I spent a couple of days with a primary storage vendor talking about object storage. We talked about many...Read More
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