| Article Published March 24, 2015
Contrary to vendor hype, flash isn't the answer to all data storage problems. Yet it does make a huge difference in those situations where it's appropriate.
Tags : Flash, data storage, SSD
| Article Published December 15, 2014
In the data storage world, interest in software defined seems to have waned, while the cloud is on the way up.
Tags : Flash, data storage, cloud computing, Storage
| Article Published October 21, 2014
Flash storage has come a long way and is now replacing 15k RPM drives. Who are the big flash storage vendors?
Tags : Flash, SSD, Flash Array, SSD Performance
| Article Published July 09, 2014
The future of data storage is in flux as legacy storage vendors face a dizzying array of challenges.
Tags : Flash, data storage, cloud computing, enterprise storage, Software Defined Storage, SDS
| Article Published June 18, 2014
The relative importance of the technologies driving storage is shifting quickly.
Tags : Flash, caching, enterprise storage, POSIX, disk
| Article Published May 20, 2014
Whatever a flash array vendor says, there’s no substitute for testing in your own environment and under your own specific workloads.
Tags : Flash, SSD, enterprise storage, solid state drive, Flash Array
| Article Published December 20, 2013
A survey of some of the flash-based storage products that have gained attention from enterprise buyers.
Tags : Flash, data storage, Flash Storage, SDS
| Article Published December 09, 2013
A noted data storage pundit fearlessly predicts the future for flash, SAS, SATA, NAS and many other key data storage technologies.
Tags : Flash, data storage, enterprise storage, SAS, SATA, PCI
| Article Published December 03, 2013
Flash, storage tiering, and 'software defined' were among the hot trends in the data storage market.
Tags : Flash, data storage, cloud computing, tiered storage, Object Storage
| Article Published November 19, 2013
As the data storage market churns with the old guard fending off the newcomers, where is enterprise storage headed?
Tags : Flash, data storage, data center management, enterprise storage, solid state drives
| Article Published October 31, 2013
Even as flash storage overtakes the enterprise, a still more innovative technology is potentially poised to overtake flash.
Tags : Flash, data storage, enterprise storage
| Article Published October 22, 2013
New data storage products from the industry confab reveal many future directions in the storage market.
Tags : Flash, data storage, storage networking, enterprise storage
| Article Published September 24, 2013
Enormous excitement over flash storage is driving a flurry of SSD acquisitions. Dot-com mania, anyone?
Tags : Flash, data storage, SSD, SAN
| Article Published September 19, 2013
New self-learning software and hardware combo from the company helps businesses take non-disruptive baby steps toward flash-accelerated applications and IT workloads.
Tags : Flash, data storage, SSD, Violin Memory, storage migration
| Article Published July 30, 2013
These companies offer Flash and hybrid storage solutions for a variety of uses.
Tags : Flash, SSD, hybrid, array, Storage, software-defined storage, disk drive
| Article Published July 29, 2013
Keep an eye on these new storage vendors.
Tags : Flash, software, array, startup, Storage
| Article Published July 12, 2013
Most users can benefit from a mix of HDDs and flash.
Tags : Flash, SSD, Enterprise, HDD, hybrid storage, hard disk drive
| Article Published July 11, 2013
Weeks after details of the buy emerged, EMC finally cops to snapping up the server-side storage software company.
Tags : Flash, data storage, EMC, SSD
| Article Published June 27, 2013
Media and entertainment companies need plenty of storage capacity, as well as analytics capabilities.
Tags : Flash, media, tape, disk, entertainment, big data, Storage
| Article Published June 07, 2013
The storage industry hits a speed bump, its first since 2009.
Tags : Flash, enterprise storage, SAN, NAS, external drives
| Article Published May 06, 2013
Despite what flash vendors say, SSDs are not going to replace hard disks completely anytime soon.
Tags : Flash, SSD, hard drive, hard disk, NAND Flash, Storage
| Article Published April 24, 2013
The data storage giant weathers an enterprise IT landscape defined by cautious spending and reveals a big new investor for its Pivotal spin out.
Tags : Flash, EMC, Storage, Pivotal
| Article Published April 22, 2013
The idea of adding cache to storage is coming back into vogue again.
Tags : Flash, cache, SSD, disk drives, RAID, hybrid, appliance, Storage
| Article Published April 17, 2013
Company hopes to lure enterprises with faster, cheaper and cloudier SSD arrays that don't leave apps hanging during an outage.
Tags : Flash, data storage, SSD
| Article Published April 15, 2013
The HP executive talks about the changing data storage market, and provides tips on “future proofing” your storage infrastructure.
Tags : Flash, data storage, HP, Converged Infrastructure
| Article Published April 03, 2013
What good are new servers without storage? Oracle NAS systems offer automated SSD caching to speed up enterprise workloads.
Tags : Flash, NAS, ZFS, SPARC, Storage
| Article Published April 01, 2013
Storage software startup targets virtualized environments as the server-side caching market heats up.
Tags : Flash, data storage, caching, PCIe
| Article Published March 26, 2013
The all-flash data storage vendor upgrades its software platform with support for a new REST-based API and apps that brings systems management capabilities to the iPhone and Android devices.
Tags : Flash, SSD, Solid State Storage, Storage
| Article Published March 26, 2013
These young companies are offering products related big data, the cloud, virtualization and SSDs.
Tags : Flash, cloud computing, virtualization, SSD, startups, big data, Storage
| Article Published March 21, 2013
Analysts advise managers to think strategically and consider their security needs when it comes to big data storage.
Tags : Flash, Hadoop, SSD, tiering, big data, Storage
| Article Published March 05, 2013
Data storage giant unveils new PCIe flash server cards and offers a peek at its all-SSD roadmap.
Tags : Flash, SSD, PCIe, Storage
| Article Published February 20, 2013
Enterprise data storage vendor takes the wraps off the company's first all-SSD array, the EF540, and sets the stage for more.
Tags : Flash, Storage, enterprise datacenter
| Article Published January 29, 2013
High-end arrays, midrange storage systems and cloud software and infrastructure offerings helped the IT giant hit $6 billion in quarterly revenues for the first time.
Tags : Flash, cloud computing, EMC, Storage
| Article Published December 19, 2012
Enterprise storage solutions with flash cache can offer faster performance and lower latency at a reasonable price.
Tags : Flash, cache, SSD, enterprise storage, tiering, IOS
| Article Published September 10, 2012
The recent VMworld showcased some key flash-based storage solutions.
Tags : Flash, EMC, Storage
| Article Published September 27, 2011
With an eye toward the post-disk era, this startup offers an enterprise-grade, all-flash storage solution.
Tags : Flash, Flash Array, Storage, Flash Storage
| Article Published July 26, 2011
Startup vendor specializes in converged array that marries primary and backup storage along with disaster recovery.
Tags : Flash, disaster recovery, iSCSI, array, RAID array, Nimble Storage
| Article Published November 01, 2010
Henry Newman revisits the limitations of storage I/O and explains why the movement of data is at the mercy of the physical constraints within computers and storage hardware.
Tags : Flash, SSD, storage networking, solid state disk, Storage I/O
| Article Published October 01, 2010
The latency of the Internet is greater than the latency of disk, so what's the point of Flash cache for Web devices?
Tags : Flash, cache, SSD, disk drives, solid state disk
| Article Published September 21, 2010
STEC is now shipping new SSDs and now supports DRAM, SLC and MLC NAND Flash.
Tags : Flash, SSD, STEC, MLC, SLC
| Article Published September 20, 2010
Violins addition of MLC-based devices to its line of SSDs is indicative of the general trend toward MLC NAND flash in enterprise disk arrays.
Tags : Flash, SSD, MLC, SLC, Violin Memory
| Article Published September 17, 2010
Solid state disk (SSD) development could easily stagnate at the 20-25nm mark without changes to todays materials and techniques for storing and retrieving data.
Tags : Flash, SSD, NAND, solid state disk, Lithography
| Article Published August 16, 2010
Oracle EVP John Fowler praises flash and tape.
Tags : Flash, data storage, tape storage, tape, disk
| Article Published August 13, 2010
Micron's 6Gbps SATA drives compete with SSD drives from Intel, Samsung and STEC. Meanwhile, Seagate is partnering with Samsung for enterprise-class SSD controllers.
Tags : Flash, SSD, solid state disk
| Article Published July 29, 2010
The company boasts sustainable storage with its latest enterprise flash storage system.
Tags : Flash, Storage
| Article Published July 26, 2010
Conventional wisdom dictates that SLC technology is the only type of NAND flash suitable for enterprise-class SSDs. However, that line of thought is changing.
Tags : Flash, Solid-State Drives, Solid State Storage
| Article Published July 22, 2010
Fusion-io has combined the capabilities of traditional I/O subsystems with the features of virtual memory to create a hybrid flash-optimized OS subsystem called the ioMemory VSL.
Tags : Flash, SSD, Fusion-io, Solid State Storage, solid state drives
| Article Published July 15, 2010
Nimble Storage today launched an iSCSI storage array that offers a new converged approach to primary and secondary storage for midsize companies.
Tags : Flash, iSCSI, SATA, SSDs
| Article Published May 25, 2010
The acquired product lines from Microchip Technology will form the core of Greenliant's solid-state storage product portfolio.
Tags : Flash, SSD, solid state drive, NAND, controller
| Article Published May 04, 2010
IBM plans to include SandForce Flash controller chip technology in future systems.
Tags : Flash, data, SSD, Enterprise, controller
| Article Published April 02, 2010
Toshiba makes a multimillion dollar investment in Violin Memory.
Tags : Flash, Enterprise, Memory, NAND
| Article Published March 31, 2010
Flash-based SSD in the enterprise is used as a caching tier for servers or as a storage tier.
Tags : Flash, SSD, controller, storage tier, server cache
| Article Published March 17, 2010
LSI and Seagate are sampling an LSI-branded server bus flash card, targeting data-intensive applications.
Tags : Flash, cache, Seagate, Flash Array, LSI
| Article Published August 03, 2009
The data corruption problem only appears under one condition, but it was enough to force Intel to halt solid state drive shipments.
Tags : Flash, Intel, SSD, Solid-State Drives, STEC
| Article Published July 10, 2009
Fusion-io says it has combined low-cost MLC flash with the reliability of enterprise-class SLC.
Tags : Flash, data storage, Solid-State Drives, STEC, Fusion-io