Gartner: Storage deserves more attention than servers

Organisations need to think about storage before they consider other infrastructure, Gartner's Matthew Boon has told the firm's Infrastructure, Operations and Data Centre Summit.

Analyst firm Gartner's Australian Managing Vice President has told the firm's Sdney Infrastructure, Operations and Data Centre Summit that the rate of data growth means organisations can no longer consider storage as the poor cousin of other infrastrucutre and must instead think about storage before they think about servers.

"Now is the time to look much more closely at storage," he said during the the Summit's keynote address. "In the past you would look at servers first, but with this explosion in storage it is important to look at storage which is becoming a more and more critical part of data centre infrastructure."

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