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Enterprise Storage Vendors

There's a number of vendors that sell enterprise storage hardware or offer cloud-based enterprise storage. View Webopedia's Enterprise storage vendor list here.

Enterprise storage is a broad category that includes products and services designed to assist large organizations with saving and retrieving digital information. Organizations can choose to purchase and deploy on-premises enterprise storage systems, or they can choose to store their data with an external cloud computing service.

Recommended Reading: Webopedia's enterprise storage definition.

The following list of vendors sell enterprise storage hardware or offer cloud-based enterprise storage:

Enterprise Storage Hardware Vendors

Companies that sell enterprise storage hardware include the following:

- Dell
- Direct Data Networks (DDN)
- EMC
- Fujitsu
- Hitachi Data Systems (HDS)
- HP
- IBM
- NetApp
- NetGear
- Oracle
- PureStorage
- SanDisk
- Tandberg Data
- Whiptail
- X-IO

Cloud-Based Enterprise Storage Vendors

Companies that offer cloud-based enterprise storage include the following:

- ADrive Enterprise
- Amazon Web Services
- Box.com
- Egnyte
- Google
- IBM
- Microsoft Windows Azure
- Nirvanix
- Rackspace
- StorSimple
- Zetta

Open Source Enterprise Storage

Open source projects related to enterprise storage include the following:

- Aoetools
- Ceph
- FreeNAS
- Gluster
- iSCSI Enterprise Target
- Libvirt
- Lustre
- OHSM
- OpenAFS
- Openfiler
- OpenSMT
- oVirt

Cisco, Brocade, Emulex and QLogic are the biggest makers of enterprise storage networking switches and adapters.







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