WHO ARE THE NEXT GENERATION PLAYERS?
The storage market is ever evolving. Mergers and acquisitions, innovative new startups and advancements by the existing storage vendors all shape the current marketplace. DST is on the forefront in understanding that market and mapping technology solutions to the customers business and technical requirements. By looking at what the customer is trying to achieve and the relevant technology in the market, DST can recommend a solution the fits the immediate and future requirements.
There are hundreds of vendors that will provide a landing zone for your data. Each of these vendors has a feature set, redundancy level and pricing structure that fits them into a storage class. DST has identified the vendors that have advanced ahead of the pack, creating a paradigm shift in how data is managed, monitored and protected. Each of these companies has created a technology that has redefined how the industry deals with data.
There are also companies in the storage ecosystem that provide benefits around maximization of performance or streamlining functions such as disaster recovery or business continuity. It is important to understand what these set of vendors can provide as it often changes the overall architecture of a solution and increases the potential functionality and architecture possibilities.