Chapter 13

On the Horizon


These are the near-term technologies that will impact storage and its networks. These are major forces for change, and the impact is not well understood. The key for the CIO is to “be prepared”.


Flash; Hybrid memory Cub; Internet of things; IoT; NVDIMM; Solid-state storage; SSD; Storage futures; Virtual SAN
In this chapter, we are going to take a deeper look at the impact of emerging technologies that have the potential to enter the market mainstream within a year and disrupt the way we store data and configure systems. All of these technologies have been mentioned elsewhere in the book, as they impinge on existing storage approaches and offer improvement for the future, but here the focus is on what they ...

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