Evaluator Group Releases 2015 Storage Product Comparison Matrices & Evaluation Guides

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Technologies covered include SAN, NAS Solid State, Object, Archive, Virtual SAN, Management Software, Storage Virtualization, and Software Defined Storage.

2015 Comparison Matrices, Evaluator Group
Evaluator Group maintains up-to-date comparison matrices and, once a year, conducts a major review of all storage products to add new relevant functionality and assure all data is accurate.

In the rapidly innovating market of data storage, it is extremely difficult for IT professionals to keep up with the latest products and cutting-edge features. Researching vendor offerings can be time consuming and error prone. Evaluator Group maintains up-to-date comparison matrices and, once a year, conducts a major review of all storage products to add new relevant functionality and assure all data is accurate.

Combined with the Evaluation Guides, which detail critical characteristics and trade-offs, Evaluator Group empowers IT Enterprises with validated data; thus reducing risk, saving time, and helping users accurately judge which solution is best suited for their unique environment.

Accessible by paid subscription, Product Comparison Matrices offer a side-by-side and vendor neutral assessment of product features and are published exclusively by Evaluator Group, an independent IT analyst firm specializing in data storage. Evaluator Group is not paid or reimbursed by vendors for inclusion of products or promotion.

“In 2014, we added coverage for Virtual SANs and are currently adding a new comparison for Solid State Systems-Adapted Designs,” said Camberley Bates, Managing Director of Evaluator Group. “Later in 2015, we will roll out an Interactive Comparison Matrix for users to quickly compare specific products.”

The full list of 2014 Comparison Matrices and Evaluation Guides includes the following technologies:

  • SAN High End, Midrange, and Entry Level
  • NAS
  • Solid State Systems and Adapted Solid State Systems
  • Object Storage
  • Storage Virtualization and Software Defined Storage
  • Virtual SAN
  • Management Software
  • Archive Systems & Software
  • Disk to Disk, VTL, Deduplication

The Matrices and Evaluation Guides may be purchased individually or are available to premium subscribers. Subscriptions for IT end users begin at $2,750. The Solid State Evaluation Guide is available for free with registration.

About Evaluator Group

Evaluator Group Inc., an IT storage analyst firm, has been covering Information Management, Storage and Systems for over 15 years. Executives and IT Managers use us daily to make informed decisions to architect and purchase systems supporting their digital data. We surpass the current technology landscape by defining requirements and providing an in-depth knowledge of the products as well as the intricacies that dictate long-term successful strategies.

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Caitlin McCluskey
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