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Sometimes, options aren't such a great thing.

When I was a kid there was a joke about how a guy walked into a convenience store and asked for a pack of
cigarettes. By the time he got through all the choices (filtered or non, menthol or non, etc) he had decided

to quit smoking out of frustration.

That's where the storage industry is today. Imagine this conversation between a CIO and a Storage


CIO: We have a secret project going on that will need 20 terabytes of storage that is not tied to our

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