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What is Software-Defined Storage (SDS)?

Software-defined storage (SDS) is a system of abstracting data storage so that the provisioning and management of storage is separated from the underlying hardware. This allows separate pools of physical storage resources to be managed together as a single logical device.


Why Software-Defined Storage?

SDS enables increased automation and simplified management, standardized interfaces and greater scalability and transparency for monitoring and managing storage.


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