Firm Opens Predictive Market For Storage Industry

Boulder, Colorado-based Storage Markets today opened up a new, predictive market targeted at the storage industry. The firm has opened a web site that allows storage professionals to compete in a virtual stock exchange to predict directions of the market and technology trends in the storage industry. The firm offers bidding on such trends as when unified SAN and NAS will be a required by customers, when iSCSI will overtake Fibre Channel, and other storage-related market topics. The company is leveraging technology from the Hollywood Stock Exchange for the market.