(NOTE: This story was originally posted to CRN.com July 26.)
Where The Data Center Meets The Public Cloud
It's a like-hate-love story in IT, and it goes something like this: Data center meets public cloud, data center likes public cloud, data center and public cloud fight, data center and public cloud realize they need each other, data center and public cloud get together.
In 2017, the IT industry is seeing data center and cloud environments transition from fight to needing each other. This is coming from a variety of directions including cloud storage gateways, data center hooks to the cloud, and data management applications that treat both sides equally.
Because of the diversity of offerings, enterprise cloud storage is a business seemingly made for the channel. CRN has gathered 10 new offerings highlighting that diversity that were unveiled in the first half of 2017.
(For more on the "coolest" of 2017, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review.")