Performance matters when choosing your next storage solution—which makes it that much more frustrating when vendors exalt their hero benchmark numbers without considering universal industry definitions and benchmarks so necessary to understanding.

The reality is that often you will have to solicit the numbers and metrics you need to see from each vendor, something that can be confusing and overwhelming.

Read on to discover what metrics and data storage standards you need to be looking for to evaluate your next storage investment—whether block, file, or object storage—and learn how Pavilion built a tool that allows you to calculate storage solution comparisons with comparative ease.