Gartner casts runes to find object storage hero and 3 emerge: IBM
Right outta the Big Blue
IBM's on-premises Cloud Object Storage has come out on top in Gartner's latest industry rankings.
Critical Capabilities for Object Storage rates 13 on-premises object storage products on eight attributes – value, storage efficiency, security and multi-tenancy, capacity, interoperability, manageability, performance, and resilience.
It then uses these values to rank the suppliers' products across five use cases – analytics, archiving, backup, content distribution, and cloud storage.
We have charted these numbers and use cases for your viewing pleasure:
Gartner doesn't provide an overall use case ranking, but we have taken its table of figures and calculated one:
At the other end of the scale is DDN's WOS. HPE isn't mentioned but has a global OEM deal with Scality and an EMEA regional resale arrangement with Cloudian.