May 5th, 2013
Good wrap up of the big iron storage industry.
EMC has been gaining marketshare over the last several years. The world’s largest data storage company is getting larger. [...] EMC’s position is analogous to IBM’s in the 70s: EMC has the most successful scale-up OLTP arrays; offers better support; and keeps adding useful features. [...] Expect to see a several of the dwarves leave the big iron storage array business. Let’s look at each of the competitors in turn.
EMC vs. Oracle, Hitachi, Dell, NetApp, HP, IBM and Fujitsu.