The Reality Gap: How SAN Hype Ignores Real Customer Needs
In most of the examples that follow, the barometer pressure exerted by hype sharply exceeds the gauge of reality. But in a few poignant instances, the promise may actually undersell the true customer potential. To keep things fair, we'll take a look at a mix of acronyms, architectures, standards and boxes. And in each instance, we'll ask the same questions: Is it real? Is it necessary? And is it cost-effective for customers?