Greetings. You might already know that we now and then publish free ebooks on new technologies. ( There are 13 here. ) Today we’d like to share a preview of a free ebook that will be available in July: Rethinking Enterprise Storage: A Hybrid Cloud Model , by Marc Farley . Below is Chapter 1, which introduces the ebook’s topic. Please note that this material is in DRAFT form. And enjoy!   Chapter 1 Rethinking enterprise storage The information technology (IT) world has always experienced rapid changes, but the environment we are in today is bringing the broadest set of changes that the industry has ever seen. Every day more people are accessing more data from more sources and using more processing power than ever before. A profound consequence of this growing digital consumption is that more