Key Data Storage Trends That Every CIO Should Know

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 07-28-2014 Email Print this article Print

These days, CIOs and their organizations are getting consumed by all things data. This change is driven by ongoing innovations in analytics, of course, as these solutions are establishing profound new levels of data visibility, including lending insights to expand market share, improve customer and user engagement, and increase productivity, among other benefits. Given the stakes, CIOs need to stay on top of the latest in data storage trends. After all, you can't take advantage of big data without the right infrastructure and tech tools to effectively store and manage it. With this in mind, we're presenting the following list of top data storage trends for 2014. They convey how resourceful IT teams can address storage challenges through developing technologies which allow for more flexible deployment, greater capacity, reduced costs and increased availability. The trends cited here are adapted from a number of online resources, including those posted by IBM's developerWorks community site and StorageCraft, a backup and disaster recovery software and services company. For more about IBM's trends, click here. For more about StorageCraft's trends, click here.

Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.


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