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Storage Solutions For Channel Partners

- MANPREET AHLUWALIA Manager, Enterprise Business Western Digital

With the emerging technologi­es growing by the day, storage solutions are also evolving and the channel community must keep pace with this evolution. Manpreet Ahluwalia, Manager, Enterprise Business, Western Digital throws light on this aspect in this interactio­n

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR LATEST SOLUTIONS AND PRODUCTS WHICH CHAN NEL PARTNERS CAN USE?

Western Digital platform portfolio of JBOD /JBOF /Storage Server /NVMe Over fabric, can enable Channel partners to deploy Software defined storage for their end customers which can help them earn revenue in terms of skills and man power resources apart from the traditiona­l product sale opportunit­ies.

HOW DOES EMERGING TECH HELP BUSINESS GROWTH IN YOUR AREA OF IT SOLU TIONS?

The corporates are moving toward cost effective solutions and more towards opex expenditur­e. With new technology trend due to market demand , we are seeing huge growth in our NVMe Drives & platform portfolio for use case like opne source CEPH, Hyper converged and Hyper scale requiremen­ts.

HOW DO YOU SEE THE STOR AGE SOLUTIONS GROWING IN THE COMING FEW YEARS IN INDIA?

At present people want to exploit the data for medical benefits, industrial and operationa­l optimisati­on, making business decisions .this will help resulting in organisati­onal growth and ease of business.

Black Hole is a clear illustrati­on of what can be done with data at scale, eight telescopes across six location formed the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) array, which contribute­d the data used to calculate the image of the black hole in the Messier 87 galaxy working on over 4 PB of storage.

We expect a steady growth in HDD sector, but are seeing a greater market growth in ALL FLASH solutions from existing 2% of overall storage to more than 20% in next 2 years.

Reference - https://www.theregiste­r.co.uk/2019/04/12/heliumfill­ed_ disk_drives_stored_black_hole_data/

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MANPREET AHLUWALIA Manager, Enterprise Business Western Digital

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