| Article Published May 06, 2013
Despite what flash vendors say, SSDs are not going to replace hard disks completely anytime soon.
Tags : hard drive, Flash, hard disk, SSD, NAND Flash, Storage
| Article Published April 22, 2013
The idea of adding cache to storage is coming back into vogue again.
Tags : appliance, cache, hybrid, Flash, RAID, disk drives, SSD, 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 : data storage, Flash, SSD
| Article Published April 02, 2013
Social data is different from other types of data, so it has unique storage management needs.
Tags : Storage, social data, SSD, deduplication, Cloud Storage, tiering
| 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 : SSD, Flash, Solid State Storage, Storage
| Article Published March 26, 2013
These young companies are offering products related big data, the cloud, virtualization and SSDs.
Tags : startups, cloud computing, Flash, big data, Storage, virtualization, SSD
| Article Published March 21, 2013
Analysts advise managers to think strategically and consider their security needs when it comes to big data storage.
Tags : SSD, big data, Flash, tiering, Hadoop, 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 : SSD, Storage, Flash, PCIe
| Article Published January 22, 2013
How do an SSD and a SATA drive fare in head-to-head competition?
Tags : Drive, Storage, SATA, STEC, Enterprise, Seagate, SSD
| Article Published January 07, 2013
Storage provider unveils secure, crypto-friendly storage for data centers.
Tags : SSD, security, Storage
| Article Published December 19, 2012
Enterprise storage solutions with flash cache can offer faster performance and lower latency at a reasonable price.
Tags : tiering, IOS, enterprise storage, cache, SSD, Flash
| Article Published November 06, 2012
The chipmaker continues to make enterprise storage inroads with its new line of DC S3700 SSDs.
Tags : Storage, SSD, Intel
| Article Published October 10, 2012
Capable of 1.2 million IOPS and sporting PCIe 3.0 support, Emulex readies SANs for ever-faster server chips and SSDs with its new HBAs.
Tags : Emulex, PCIe, SSD, HBA, Storage
| Article Published April 12, 2012
SSD performance potential can be tough to achieve. As the claims get increasingly higher, do they make sense or even matter anymore?
Tags : SSD, Storage Performance, performance, SSD Performance, IOPS, benchmark
| Article Published March 15, 2012
Is Sepaton's product line of disk-only offerings with their focus on data footprint reduction strong enough to bring an end to tape's hold?
Tags : SSD, hard disk, Sepaton, Buying Guide, storage hardware, HDD, disk
| Article Published December 20, 2011
Henry Newman revisits his 2011 predictions for the storage industry and prognosticates about 2012 and beyond.
Tags : SSD, cloud security, Storage, security, IOPS, RAID
| Article Published November 03, 2011
The hybrid storage appliance maker expands its family -- adds a VMware plug-in.
Tags : SSD, Storage, Nimble Storage, array, appliances
| Article Published July 06, 2011
These eight storage companies are pushing cloud, SSD, big data and virtualization to the next level.
Tags : cloud computing, virtualization, storage virtualization, SSD, start ups, big data
| Article Published May 24, 2011
Specification tests performance of SSDs regardless of vendor.
Tags : SNIA, Storage, SSD
| Article Published April 22, 2011
SSD dominance shows no sign of abating as the aisles of Storage Networking World demonstrated earlier this month. With nearly half the vendors touting their latest flash products, we look at 10 to keep a close watch on.
Tags : Storage, solid state drive, solid state disk, SSD, Top 10
| Article Published April 14, 2011
Taneja Group analyst Jeff Boles explains why performance, long neglected by storage innovation, is now at a mismatch with today's applications. But a solution may be on the way.
Tags : Storage, SSD, Taneja Group, performance, I/O
| Article Published April 12, 2011
SandForce controllers are found in a wide range of SSDs. The most interesting and unique feature of SandForce SSD controllers is that they use real-time data compression to improve performance and SSD longevity. The impact, however, depends on the compressibility of the data.
Tags : dedupe, real-time, Storage, SSD, data compression
| Article Published April 04, 2011
SSDs may be expensive, but they're well worth their high price tag when you consider their advantages. Here are 10 Reasons why SSDs are better than mechanical disks.
Tags : solid state disk, SSD, disk storage, power and cooling, disk
| Article Published February 07, 2011
Users can scale performance to almost 900,000 IOPS per rack
Tags : RAID array, SSD
| Article Published January 04, 2011
Intel's 310 Series solid state disk (SSD) drives have almost as much performance as the companys 2.5-inch X25-M SSDs, but in one-eighth the size.
Tags : Intel, solid state disk, SSD, 310 Series
| Article Published December 21, 2010
The JEDEC Solid State Association has published two sets of standards for endurance and reliability.
Tags : solid state disk drives, SSD
| Article Published December 18, 2010
IBM to integrate multi-level cell SSDs into the DS8800, DS8700, Storwize V7000 arrays.
Tags : MLC, IBM, SSD, STEC
| Article Published December 02, 2010
In part two of his look at solid state disk performance degradation, Jeff Layton puts an enterprise SSD through its paces to understand its performance characteristics before, during and after heavy use.
Tags : SSD, SSD Performance, Intel, solid state disk
| Article Published November 24, 2010
The cost of disk storage isn’t dropping as fast as it has in years past and storage density improvements are going to take far longer until new technology enters the market in 2013 or 2014.
Tags : HDD, Storage Budgeting, Hard Disk Drives, Storage Planning, SSD
| Article Published November 19, 2010
With the SSD market on the grow, vendors continue to vie for their share of the segment with new products.
Tags : solid state disk, SSD, fibre channel, SAS
| Article Published November 18, 2010
LSIs new WarpDrive SPL-300 plugs into a standard PCIe slot.
Tags : WarpDrive, SPL-300, solid state disk, SSD, LSI
| Article Published November 17, 2010
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies solid-state disk (SSD) drives are available with SAS or Fibre Channel interfaces.
Tags : Intel, solid state disk, Hitachi GST, SSD
| 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 : solid state disk, storage networking, SSD, Storage I/O, Flash
| Article Published October 29, 2010
The aim of the newly formed vendor group is top develop standards for PCIe-based solid state disks (SSDs).
Tags : SSD, solid state disk, PCIe SSDs, SSD Standards
| 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 : SSD, Flash, solid state disk, cache, disk drives
| Article Published September 27, 2010
IT is responsible for almost as much of the world's CO2 emissions as the aviation industry, but the groundwork is being laid for substantial long-term performance improvements that could make data centers and storage systems much greener.
Tags : SNIA, MAID, Energy Star, The Green Grid, SSD
| Article Published September 21, 2010
STEC is now shipping new SSDs and now supports DRAM, SLC and MLC NAND Flash.
Tags : MLC, SLC, Flash, SSD, STEC
| 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, Violin Memory, SLC, SSD, MLC
| 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 : SSD, solid state disk, NAND, Lithography, Flash
| Article Published September 08, 2010
Company expects MLC technology will cut the price of SSDs in half.
Tags : MLC, SSD, SLC, Pliant, solid state disk
| Article Published August 24, 2010
Virtual desktops get an I/O performance boost from the Network Storage Server (NSS) SAN Accelerators SSD technology.
Tags : virtual desktop infrastructure, FalconStor, SSD, VDI, SAN Accelerator
| Article Published August 20, 2010
SATADIMM is an Enterprise Class SATA II Solid State Drive (SSD).
Tags : SSD, SATA, Solid State Storage, Solid-State Drives
| 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 : SSD, solid state disk, Flash
| Article Published August 06, 2010
The company will provide a multi-terabyte SSD (Solid State Drive) storage system for use by a Federal Government Agency.
Tags : solid state drive, solid state disk, storage system, Solid State Storage, SSD
| Article Published August 03, 2010
The HLNAND SSD prototype is optimized for mass storage applications.
Tags : solid state disk, SSDs, SSD, SATA
| 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, Fusion-io, SSD, solid state drives, Solid State Storage
| Article Published July 21, 2010
The company has expanded capacity by announcing the S-1000 which provides up to 10 TB of SSD capacity per shelf.
Tags : solid state disk, storage capacity, SSDs, SSD, solid state drive
| Article Published July 15, 2010
The kit enables migration from a traditional hard drive to a Crucial Real SSD C300.
Tags : SSD, solid state drive, solid state, solid state disk
| Article Published July 13, 2010
The Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has announced the Solid State Storage Performance Test Specification for public review.
Tags : SSD, storage networking, solid state
| Article Published July 13, 2010
There has been some new activity in the RAID arena with companies like Infortrend and Arena-MaxTronic adding to their respective product families, according to a recent report from sister site InfoStor.com.
Tags : encryption, SSD, SSD RAID Array, RAID storage, RAID
| Article Published June 28, 2010
Vendors have been quick to offer cache solutions for direct attached storage (DAS), network attached storage (NAS) and storage area networks (SAN).
Tags : SAN, NAS, SSD, Solid-State Drives, DAS
| Article Published June 15, 2010
The enterprise-class solid state drives are powered by SandForce's SF-1500 controller.
Tags : SSD, OCZ, solid state drives
| Article Published June 15, 2010
Anobit claims a breakthrough in low-cost solid state drives that has eluded other SSD makers.
Tags : solid state drive, EMC, SSD, Anobit, MLC flash
| Article Published June 03, 2010
The new Application Cloud Controller based on SSD is a storage device with embedded application awareness.
Tags : Solid State Storage, Cloud, Cloud Storage, SSD
| Article Published June 02, 2010
Hitachi-LG Data Storage plans to use the Barefoot Solid State Drive (SSD) controller by Indilinx in its HyDrive.
Tags : SSD, Solid State Storage, solid state disk
| Article Published June 01, 2010
Pricing for the 3200 Memory Array is on par with traditional hard disk drive
Tags : SSD, Solid State Storage, SSD RAID Array, RAID
| Article Published May 28, 2010
The company is leveraging the optimization of MaxIQ storage controllers to allows OCZ to maximize SSD performance.
Tags : OCZ, SSD, enterprise storage, solid state disk
| 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, controller, NAND, SSD, solid state drive
| Article Published May 20, 2010
The company has expanded its MaxIQ Solid State Drive (SSD) caching product line.
Tags : storage management, PCIe, controller, solid state disk, SSD
| Article Published May 19, 2010
HP says its new SSD is suitable for use in Midline (MDL) drive environments.
Tags : solid state drive, Enterprise, SSD
| Article Published May 18, 2010
This study contrasts HDDs,SDDs and hybrids
Tags : SSD, data storage, storage networking, solid state drive
| Article Published May 18, 2010
Enterprise-class SSDs are just in time to accommodate high throughput brought on by virtualization and the cloud.
Tags : RAID, throughput, solid state disk, storage network, SSD
| Article Published May 13, 2010
The new MaxIQ Storage Controllers offer wider support for solid-state drives (SSDs) and enhanced management and analytics tools.
Tags : data protection, Adaptec, storage controller, SSD
| Article Published May 12, 2010
The challenge that has plagued the reality of tiered storage management has been its management complexity. This is the Achilles heel of this innovative technology and has in many cases has compromised the effective integration of SSD resulting in the self defensive reaction of over provisioning.
Tags : SSD, storage management, solid state drive, data protection, storage networking
| Article Published May 11, 2010
The company plans to offer a new series of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) flash storage units.
Tags : solid state disk, storage system, Enterprise, SSD
| Article Published May 10, 2010
According to the company its SSD processors a record performance benchmark on IBM Power Systems.
Tags : solid state drive, IBM Power System, performance, SSD, Enterprise
| Article Published May 04, 2010
IBM plans to include SandForce Flash controller chip technology in future systems.
Tags : Enterprise, Flash, controller, data, SSD
| Article Published May 03, 2010
The company's new Serial Attached SCSI ( SAS ) Solid State Drive offers capacities up to 400-GB.
Tags : solid state drive, Enterprise, SSD, Storage