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This article is part of the Storage issue of February 2018, Vol. 16, No. 12
Features in this issue
Enterprise file sync-and-share market evolves as adoption expands
Most EFSS products unify communications, collaboration and content management tasks well beyond the technology's initial file sync-and-share functionality.
Are you ready to comply with GDPR requirements?
Compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation isn't optional. Noncompliance could be costly and possibly disastrous. Find out what you need to know.
Columns in this issue
Market for software-defined systems due for a correction
Software-defined storage seems to relegate hardware to the sidelines, but that may change as hardware-centric offerings become attractive alternatives to software-on-COTS options.
Violin Systems and StorOne lead way to shared storage
Two companies head toward a future of shared enterprise storage resources, moving away from siloed software-defined and hyper-converged approaches.
Time for a flash storage system refresh: What's next?
The second wave of flash storage systems in the enterprise must be about optimizing flash performance and density, not just IOPS, and being faster than its hard disk predecessor.
What's the future of data storage technology and the IT pro?
Several enterprise data storage trends are all about getting rid of storage as an IT silo. That will have consequences for both the industry and IT pros who work in it.