Software-defined storage (SDS) is one of the most sought after technologies in the enterprise IT market today
"By virtualizing the storage layer and abstracting the software functions from the hardware, SDS delivers ultimate flexibility to IT teams to design, build, manage, and maintain their storage infrastructure efficiently and economically. SDS helps make storage smarter and easier to manage, while enabling IT to be ready for the future.
Looking back in retrospect on how SDS has evolved over the years to become a dominant technology in the data center world, we have attempted to predict how the future of SDS will look in 2021 and what trends and requirements will drive SDS adoption and use. We will start off with a glimpse of some forward-looking projections by Gartner and IDC and then present the DataCore view of 2021 for SDS.."