I recently wrote a lot about Object Storage, NAS and sync&share gateways (and I should probably stop doing it, before this blog getting to look mono thematic). I strongly believe in Object storage and I think that, on the long term, it can be the solution to correctly manage the huge amounts of data created every day by users. In the mean time we have to give immediate answers to the users while keeping with feet on the ground.
Traditional storage is about to hit the limits of the workloads we are throwing at it. Concepts like Object Storage are going to be the future.
Read more at: Beyond NAS (again)