Enterprise storage has almost exclusively centered on the reliable stalwarts SAN and NAS. Today, a slew of exciting technologies and architectures are shaking things up. This in-depth report examines two of the most disruptive trends in storage, converged storage and software defined storage. We also examine the role of flash storage, object storage and cloud backup storage. Together, these innovations represent a true paradigm shift for enterprise storage. We hope this Digital Spotlight provides useful resources for taking advantage of unprecedented advances in technology.