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Defining Software-Defined Storage

Howard Marks writing for Network Computing comments:

How do you classify software-defined storage? Let’s try kingdoms, genus and species.

One of my jobs as an analyst is to build a taxonomy that lets my team at DeepStorage and me classify various storage products and services into recognizable kingdoms, phyla, genus and species.

I still find it funny that we keep getting hung up on the “definition” part of anything Software Defined. Once you can formally codify something, it becomes much easier to recognize it when you see it. Or when you don’t.

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