When comparing SSD vs. HDD, the performance winner is clear cut but reliability is a more complex issue.
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Hybrid data storage systems that combine LTFS tape and disk promise low cost storage that’s faster than the cloud and almost as scalable.
Flash storage has come a long way and is now replacing 15k RPM drives. Who are the big flash storage vendors?
Unified data storage, dominated by large vendors, includes tools for SAN, NAS, shared virtual infrastructures and new hybrid cloud IT models.
The future of data storage is in flux as legacy storage vendors face a dizzying array of challenges.
Proponents of unified data storage systems claim that their converged approach helps simplify operation.
The SAS vs. SATA debate is often framed as the “price favorite” vs. the “enterprise favorite.” Here’s an in in-depth look at the issue.
Whatever a flash array vendor says, there’s no substitute for testing in your own environment and under your own specific workloads.
Hitachi’s recent launch focused on four key foundations for IT infrastructure.
The Internet of Things and the rise of the Third Platform, among other emerging trends.
Despite what some experts predict, enterprise SSDs are likely to be more expensive than HDDs for some time.
New storage vendors that want to challenge legacy providers for enterprise business need to have five key capabilities.
To choose a disk drive that's best for your needs, compare the specs from the major disk drive vendors.
Riding the growing interest in flash storage, Dell claims to offer “flash at the price of disk solutions.”
A data storage pundit questions a recent blog posting that provides analysis of the disk drive selection process.
From which technologies are favored to which vendors are leading the way, the data storage market is changing dramatically.
A survey of some of the flash-based storage products that have gained attention from enterprise buyers.
A noted data storage pundit fearlessly predicts the future for flash, SAS, SATA, NAS and many other key data storage technologies.
Even as flash storage overtakes the enterprise, a still more innovative technology is potentially poised to overtake flash.
Enormous excitement over flash storage is driving a flurry of SSD acquisitions. Dot-com mania, anyone?
New self-learning software and hardware combo from the company helps businesses take non-disruptive baby steps toward flash-accelerated applications and IT workloads.
These companies offer Flash and hybrid storage solutions for a variety of uses.
Most users can benefit from a mix of HDDs and flash.
Weeks after details of the buy emerged, EMC finally cops to snapping up the server-side storage software company.
The upfront purchase price is just a fraction of the total costs associated with storage arrays.