Five, four, three, two, one, happy new year! Or is it too late for that?
Either way, it is hard to believe that we are nearly half way through the year! Like most individuals, you probably made a list of goals to cover your career, personal growth, places to visit and other things you plan to accomplish, but like most as well, you probably have not looked at that list since you created it. Reality is that only about 8% of people (1) actually accomplish those goals.
But, I must let you in on a little secret—what if you don’t have to wait until a new year to set out on a new journey?
For many IT professionals like yourself, you are faced with maintaining the day to day operations and the more than occasional user-error tickets, all while trying to get new initiatives off the ground.
Software-defined storage (SDS) offers a plethora of advantages that will have you hailed the IT hero for years to come. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should begin your SDS journey today and elevate your IT data center to the next level.
1. Impossibly Fast Access to your Ever-scaling Data
Let’s face it, data is growing at an accelerated rate and as an IT professional, you have to keep up with the demands of your company, and industry.
If your company’s access to data in your storage environment isn’t the life-blood of your organization, then maybe it’s more about having a competitive, fast, high-performing and always-on website that is critical to the success of the business.
Either way, SDS is an important factor in not only helping you and your company to achieve your business objectives, but it can keep up with the scaling growth of data in any storage environment.
2. Eliminate Unnecessary Storage Costs
Technology advances are inevitable and steadily driving growth. With SDS it allows you to integrate new technology seamlessly – buy once and use forever, even if hardware changes.
If that doesn’t impress you, here are 4 more reasons that show how SDS can eliminate unnecessary storage costs:
- Hardware-independent storage services
- Freely choose between standardized hardware
- Integrate new technology seamlessly
- Single pane management across all storage devices
3. Star Employee – with Software-Defined Storage to the Rescue
So who doesn’t love recognition? But seriously, besides the recognition you will lead the digital transformation charge that will positively impact your company.
It’s imperative that today’s enterprise environment become highly agile and offer the ability to incorporate high-speed, cloud-based compute, storage and networking resources while leveraging older infrastructures (2).
And the takeaway? Don’t wait any longer to make a difference – start your SDS journey, along with our 10,000 customers today!
Request a live demo or fully-functional free trial to accelerate performance, increase resource efficiency, and eliminate unnecessary storage costs for your storage systems.