Little Data, Big Data, Flash and Cloud Tiering: Predictions 2011

January 1, 2011

Cloud on-ramp players become the new hot startup play. To exploit the trend cited above, a new breed of startups will become visible in 2011, providing software-based services that transparently provide access to the cloud as a new storage tier. It wouldn’t surprise me to see large storage companies, or even an F5 take out one of the new entrants early (e.g. Nasuni, Cirtas, etc) and begin to deploy these solutions ahead of the run up in valuations.

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