TECH BUYER Dec 2019 - IDC Innovators - Doc # US45652319
IDC Innovators: Open Source Object Storage for High-Performance Workloads, 2019
IDC Innovators are emerging vendors with revenue <$100 million that have demonstrated either a groundbreaking business model or an innovative new technology — or both. This IDC Innovators study profiles the object-based start-up vendors MinIO, SoftIron, and OpenIO that offer open source object storage software and appliances.
"Ceph is a predominant open source object storage software with significant market penetration across all industries and customers large and small with a focus on archival," said Amita Potnis, research director, Infrastructure and Software for Platforms and Technology, IDC. "The market now has more open source options to consider as object-based start-up vendors such as MinIO, SoftIron, and OpenIO are offering open source object storage software and appliances specifically geared toward high-performance workloads."