Growth rates are 50 to 100 percent per year, the same as at large enterprises. A major reason is the need to preserve data to comply with new business regulations.
2Presto, Storage! – New systems to the rescue
New network storage products offer high storage capacities at lower cost and with greater ease of use.
3Presto, Storage! – Big storage for little guys
Vendors ranging from EMC/Dell to Bell Microproducts have announced and shipped network storage products for small enterprises in recent months.
4Presto, Storage! – New interfaces boast ease of use
Compellent’s Storage Center 3.5 has a graphical interface intended for nontechnical administrators.
5Presto, Storage! – More benefits
In addition to lower cost and ease of use, the new storage systems bring such benefits as the ability to consolidate direct-attached storage in storage networks and the ability to implement snapshot data mirroring for better backup and