20 Most Promising Storage Solution Providers - 2016

The rapid adoption of technological advancements such as IoT, cloud and mobility are fuelling the growth of unstructured data across the network architectures. Amidst this data growth, the transformation to converged infrastructures, Flash/Solid State Drives (SSDs), and hybrid cloud platforms are enabling enterprises to capture, store, and analyze siloed data in an organized manner.

 The hybrid combination of cloud, blended with flashdriven networks deliver benefits such as high-speed, low cost, and less maintenance, encouraging CTOs to replace their traditional systems with new storage infrastructures. However, zeroing in on a storage solution provider that can eliminate implementation hurdles and ensure value addition to services and products is a difficult task for CIOs and CTOs.

To help CIOs in choosing the right solution for their enterprises, in the last few months, we have reviewed hundreds of technology solution providers in the storage arena and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling the challenges. The companies listed in this issue exhibit vast knowledge and in-depth expertise in delivering innovative storage technology solutions, enhancing speed, security, and accuracy of applications.

CIO Review presents to you the 20 Most Promising Storage Solution Providers of 2016.

Company Name

Company Description

AetherStore Provider of software-only storage solution that pools unused hard drive space on workstation machines for creating secure network drives
Atlantis Provider of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform delivered as an all-flash hyperconverged appliance
Bitcasa Enabling device economy to transform drive performance with wide ranging secured APIs and white label storage applications
Calsoft Provider of end-to-end product engineering services in storage, virtualization, networking, and cloud domain
Cibecs Provider of a complete endpoint data backup and protection solution
Cloudian s3 cloud storage company offering object storage software and s3 object storage solutions
Coho Data Provides enterprise storage, virtualization, software-defined storage networking, cloud computing, and IT infrastructure solutions
Data Networks Helping IT manufacturers reduce IT complexities with end user computing, data center, networking, security, and cloud services
DDN Data storage company providing information technology and services to solve complex big data challenges
euroNAS Provider of state-of-the-art, customized storage solutions with maximum data security to help businesses grow
Imation Solutions provider for storing, managing, and protecting digital content
Komprise Provides data management and storage solution to tackle massive data growth while unlocking its value
MT-C NODEUM is a hybrid SDS solution combining flash, disk and LTFS tape through a native virtualized file system and an easy-to-use, intuitive interface. Online catalog and REST API allow users to store and retrieve massive data
Nutanix Provider of cloud platform converging compute, virtualization, and storage.
Scality Provides software storage solutions that delivers billions of files to more than one hundred million users daily with 100 percent availability
Sirius Computer Solutions Provides hardware, software, storage, networking, security, voice, consulting, and financing solutions
Technologent Provides assessment, design, integration, and support services through integration of data centre technology
Tectrade Provides enterprise-class storage solutions and services
Visual Storage Intelligence Provider of online, cross-vendor storage analytics tool to map utilization, configuration, and performance of storage environment
Zadara Storage Provider of enterprise storage-as-a-service, delivering highly available and predictable QoS file and block storage and high-performance