How enterprise storage has dropped the bling but kept the flash

ITProPortal had a chat with Gavin McLaughlin, the solutions development director at X-IO, to find out about all things storage.

According to McLaughlin, the storage industry is changing. It's no longer about bells and whistles but more about reliability and solving performance problems. He also talked to us about why infamous all-flash array vendors have suddenly come to the fore in a big way and some of the craziest claims he's heard from them.

Finally, he offered businesses a little nugget of advice: "Any marketing claim you see in storage - ask for proof!"