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According to Gartner, “By 2026, large enterprises will triple their unstructured data capacity stores as file or object storage on-premises, at the edge or in public cloud, compared to 2022.”*

How are you evaluating the right technologies to invest in to ensure business continuity, innovation and competitive advantage?

In this Hype Cycle, Gartner has assessed 21 of the most relevant storage and data protection technologies to address the evolving needs of the enterprise.

Download the report to:

  • Learn more about emerging innovative storage and data protection technologies
  • Better evaluate business impact adoption rate and maturity level to help build an adaptable and future ready storage platform
  • See SoftIron listed as a Sample Vendor for Open Source Storage


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*Gartner, Hype Cycle for Storage and Data Protection Technologies 2022, Julia Plamer, July 1 2022
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