"Provisioning of storage space can take hours, days or weeks. This is not reasonable at the time of the cloud, or giants like Google, eBay, Netflix, Facebook ... have shown the way to a new storage where the associated software to standard servers, become mere commodities, to allow obtain from Software Defined Storage: stretch up to several petabytes of data, simple to provision any type of storage (file, block or object) and flexible to connect to any server, or cloud computing power, "says Rob Whiteley, VP Marketing of start-ups. "Certainly, the SDS is mostly accessible to those companies. Now, by combining software and Hedvig standard ARM or x86 servers, these technologies are within reach of any business."
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