As computing technology has evolved, we as an industry have developed interesting technologies and approaches to solving the problem of application data management and protection.
While purpose built for the challenges that modern applications present, Storidge's CIO is not the only way to manage persistent storage. Depending on the problem at hand, there are different ways to solve the challenges of data persistentence for stateful applications. For some enterprises, this includes leveraging existing investments in storage infrastructure.
Refer to CIO vs. Others for alternatives, and the important factors to consider when making a choice.