Executive Summary

Analyst(s): Dave Russell, Arun Chandrasekaran, Gene Ruth, Pushan Rinnen, Stanley Zaffos

Emerging storage vendors offer data center managers and storage administrators fresh answers for their storage challenges. This research details four companies that provide innovative storage capabilities via new delivery methods and performance management, and looks back at two past Cool Vendors.

Key Findings

  • Condusiv Technologies offers input/output (I/O) optimization and acceleration that improves Windows application performance and can overcome the “I/O blender” effect of server virtualization, thus improving storage response times and containing costs.