We are Silverton Consulting,
a storage industry analyst agency.

We supply vendor and IT storage analyst services.

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Our services.

Vendor Marketing

supplying storage industry analyst services to storage vendors and their business partners.


supplying SWOT, technology management, and strategic planning.

Product Development

supplying competitive analysis, performance tuning, development process review.

Data center services

supplying data storage & backup selection, purchase, setup and ongoing maintenance/tuning.

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Our free monthly newsletter highlights major storage announcements and always covers recent performance benchmark results from SPECstorage, IO500, MLperf and others.

Our Analyst Research

NAS Buying Guide

Our guide to purchasing file storage containing feature comparisons, performance rankings & our NFS and CIFS/SMB ChampionCharts.

SAN Storage Buying Guide

Our guide to block storage with feature comparisons, performance rankings with OLTP, Throughput & Email ChampionCharts.

SAN-NAS Buying Guide

Our guide to choosing between file and block storage with product descriptions, characteristics, questions for vendors, & helpful hints.

Vendor Sponsored Content

We discuss storage options available for vSphere 5.5 customers who are running into EoGS which is happening in September 2018. VMware VVols and VMware vSAN are significant storage advances since 5.5, both of which should be considered. Read the paper in the resources section to learn more.

70: GreyBeards talk FMS18 wrap up and flash industry trends with Jim Handy, General Director, Objective Analysis.

GreyBeards On Storage Podcasts
SCI Dispatches
Ray On Storage Blog Posts

Find us.

P.O. Box 492, Broomfield, CO, USA

Call us.

+1 720-221-7270

Email us.