Top 20 Storage Technology Companies - 2017

The data storage industry has undergone a massive transformation over the years. The adoption and expansion of technologies such as IoT, cloud, and mobility has powered the growth of data, ultimately impacting the storage industry. In such a scenario, the enterprise storage space has observed a plethora of innovations that bring a drastic shift in the way data is controlled and stored. Storage virtualization technology has undisputedly turned to be highly beneficial for organizations, playing a major role in offering better archiving, backup, and recovery administration.

 The transformation from hardware-based to softwarebased approaches has resulted in the reduction of costs and greater flexibility of deployment. The advent of the hybrid combination of cloud, integrated with flash-driven networks has proved beneficial for enterprises in replacing legacy systems with modern storage infrastructures. The benefits of leveraging these new storage paradigms are far-reaching, with a lot of attention being paid to see how the modern storage system works with big data analytics, data centers, and converged infrastructure. However, when it comes to finding the right storage service provider to assist with consulting, implementation, and support, CIOs find it challenging to steer through the fragmented data storage industry.

With that in mind, in this edition of CIOReview, we bring to you 20 Most Promising Storage Solution Providers 2017, featuring leading solution and service providers offering innovative products, tools, and services in the storage ecosystem. The companies featured in this issue exhibit profound business process knowledge and in-depth expertise in delivering innovative storage technology solutions, while improving speed, security, and accuracy of applications.

CIOReview presents 20 Most Promising Storage Solution Providers 2017.

    Top 20 Storage Solutions Companies

  • 1

    A standalone software solution that reports and monitors the entire storage environment through a single, interactive visual matrix

  • 2

    Provides leading edge infrastructure solutions enabling customers to take advantage of new best-in-breed offerings that can help provide a competitive edge

  • 3

    Nasuni (“NAS-Unified”) is the leading provider of cloud-scale enterprise file services

  • 4

    Offers a software-defined flash solution that helps data centers overcome the performance limitations introduced by the FTL Layer in the SSDs

  • 5

    Delivers high performance shared-file cloud storage software that runs hyperconverged as a service within compute infrastructure

  • 6

    Coho Data

    Coho Data

    Provides unified enterprise storage and hosts BI apps that scales, compute and provides connectivity in balanced proportion to storage capacity and performance

  • 7

    DataDirect Networks

    DataDirect Networks

    Enable enterprises to generate more value and accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud

  • 8

    Dell Technologies [NYSE:DVMT]

    Dell Technologies [NYSE:DVMT]

    Modernizes and transforms clients’ data center with industry-leading servers, storage, cloud computing solutions, and converged infrastructure technology

  • 9

    Fujitsu

    Fujitsu

    Provides business-centric storage portfolio which balances storage capacity, performance and costs for the complete lifecycle of data

  • 10

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise [NYSE:HPE]

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise [NYSE:HPE]

    Provides data storage solutions that are fast, flexible, efficient and application-integrated

  • 11

    Hitachi Data Systems

    Hitachi Data Systems

    Provides enterprise storage solutions and covers storage needs from hybrid to object storage

  • 12

    Huawei Technologies

    Huawei Technologies

    Offers solutions that range from comprehensive enterprise storage to all-flash and cloud storage systems

  • 13

    IBM [NYSE:IBM]

    IBM [NYSE:IBM]

    Provides storage solutions that combine speed and performance of ready data access with agility and efficiency of hybrid cloud and software-defined storage

  • 14

    INFINIDAT

    INFINIDAT

    Helps customers to eliminate compromises between cost, capacity, functionality and performance when it comes to their storage

  • 15

    Infortrend Technology

    Infortrend Technology

    Specializes in SAN and NAS storage systems that is focused on quality, reliability, choice and value

  • 16

    NEC Corporation

    NEC Corporation

    Delivers new approaches to how communications and IT services are delivered and managed, providing new ways for enterprises to operate and grow

  • 17

    NetApp [NASDAQ:NTAP]

    NetApp [NASDAQ:NTAP]

    Creates innovative storage and data management solutions that help accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency

  • 18

    Nimble Storage [NYSE:NMBL]

    Nimble Storage [NYSE:NMBL]

    Offers a predictive cloud platform that closes the app data gap, giving the fastest, most reliable access to data

  • 19

    PROMISE Technology

    PROMISE Technology

    Developer of high-performance storage solutions, designed for the data center, surveillance, cloud and rich media markets

  • 20

    Technologent

    Technologent

    Provides assessment, design, intergration, and support services through intergration of data centre technology