Considering Your Supplier Options
More organizations are deploying all-flash arrays in their data centers and throughout their primary storage infrastructure in order to create storage resources that are more efficient, agile and scalable than traditional HDD-based solutions. For enterprise-class workloads, flash is becoming a go-to storage technology. But IT decision makers need to remember that not all flash solutions are alike, and neither are all suppliers of flash-based storage arrays. Some companies lack sufficient functionality, capacity or performance in their solutions, while others fall short on company-specific attributes such as financial staying power; service and support; technical leadership; and long-term strategic vision.