Management Tools and IP Move Into Enterprise Storage (May 2002)

May, 2002


Enterprise storage remains a hot area for development and controversy. Among the hottest issues are far less interoperability among storage vendors than in other IT applications, competing transfer technologies, and an ever-growing need for larger capacities and faster data transfers. Despite the difficulty managers encounter in configuring their storage systems, the outcome for almost all new installations will be improved performance with lower ownership costs—if not immediately, at least within the first two years of operation.