With a significant amount of annual IT budgets being spent on storage (25% by some estimates), the focus on making storage deliver to the needs of the business has never been greater.  However, despite the advances in flash technology, larger disk drives, the move to commodity and software defined storage, the problems faced by customers remain largely the same as they were 20 years ago.

In a recent report, Tintri Inc, a vendor of hybrid and all-flash storage appliances, highlighted the major issues confronting storage administrators today.  The top 4 continue…