Storage administrators demand simplicity

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IT staffers at all levels are now tasked with managing data storage. They demand simplicity (but want power, too)

The torrent of data that threatens to overwhelm many corporate IT departments has driven demand for new types of storage technology. Storage managers aren't asking for ever-larger, ever-more-complex boxes like those that play leading roles in traditional marketing campaigns and vendor bragfests.

Storage managers need faster, higher-capacity hardware to keep up with volumes of data that nearly double every two years.

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What they need even more, however, is simplicity.

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