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The Economics of Scale-Out Storage

White Paper Published By: Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, Inc.
Published:  Jul 12, 2012
Type:  White Paper
Length:  11 pages

While many sources have investigated the advantages of scale-out storage
from a technology perspective, few have taken on this challenge with a focus
on economics. This is unfortunate, as a key environmental factor shaping
storage decisions today is the turbulent global economy. With recession just
behind us, and growth stalled in many sectors, IT executives continue to be
asked to do even more with even fewer resources.

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