New Trends in Content-addressed Storage (CAS)
sponsored by Storage Decisions
Disk based archival storage is increasingly becoming identified as a class of storage specifically designed to meet the storage characteristics of long term, fixed content data storage (persistent data). CAS, (Content Addressable Storage) is a mechanism that can store and retrieve information based on its content, not its storage location.
New and innovative online storage array technologies are increasing the cost, performance advantage of CAS solutions such that many vendors are claiming that their solutions are now positioned to satisfy most production archive applications and will increasingly replace tape and optical as the broader archive storage solution of choice.
While EMC is the market leader, much of the innovation is coming from less established vendors who are making the claim that they offer a more attractive value position. Explore this presentation to learn more about CAS and the innovative new solutions that are swiftly gaining popularity.
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