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NetApp Gives A Sneak Peek At Future FlashRays

NetApp Gives A Sneak Peek At Future FlashRays

After several years of development, storage array maker NetApp is starting to ship its FlashRay family of ...

A3Cube Forges Fortissimo Storage From PCI Express Fabric

A3Cube Forges Fortissimo Storage From PCI Express Fabric

Switching upstart A3Cube has created the first commercialized application of its PCI Express switching technology and the ...

HSGT Unveils Cloud Datacenter Storage Tools

HSGT Unveils Cloud Datacenter Storage Tools

Enterprise storage specialist HGST unveiled a slew of new flash products as the Western Digital unit seeks ...

Pure Storage, EMC, And IBM Lead The All-Flash Array Pack

Pure Storage, EMC, And IBM Lead The All-Flash Array Pack

All-flash storage arrays have come of age, and are increasingly being used to replace all-disk and hybrid ...

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September 17, 2014(0)
After several years of development, storage array maker NetApp is starting to ship its FlashRay family of all-flash arrays to selected customers and partners and is looking to ramp up production as quickly as possible in 2015. With the FlashRay line, NetApp now has three different styles of all-flash arrays, all aimed at different customer use cases and price ... Full article
September 17, 2014(0)
Switching upstart A3Cube has created the first commercialized application of its PCI Express switching technology and the Ronniee Express fabric that runs atop it, aiming squarely at accelerating the performance of storage systems on a variety of extreme scale workloads. The new software, called Fortissimo Foundation, is in effect a storage operating system that runs atop the Ronniee Express ...
September 10, 2014(0)
Enterprise storage specialist HGST unveiled a slew of new flash products as the Western Digital unit seeks to fashion of “flash fabric” that promises to help move datacenter storage closer to computing and applications. While its latest PCIe SSD series and accompanying server-side clustering and volume management software stresses performance, HGST also on Sept. 9 rolled out several high-capacity ...
September 2, 2014(0)
All-flash storage arrays have come of age, and are increasingly being used to replace all-disk and hybrid flash-disk arrays for the tier one storage that underpins applications and databases in the datacenters of the world. This is what all of the major vendors are seeing happening, and it is also the view from the analysts at Gartner, who have ...
August 29, 2014(0)
VMware launched its Virtual SAN (VSAN) hyperconverged storage for its vSphere virtualized servers last fall and started shipping it this spring and has seen very good uptake of the technology, with 12,000 beta tests through the spring and more than 300 customers in production in the first three months of commercial availability. But that is not the end of ...
August 19, 2014(0)
All-flash array maker Violin Memory has beefed up its all-flash arrays with much-needed inline deduplication and compression features. While both of these features have been around for years with disk-based arrays, adding them to flash arrays is a bit trickier given the high I/O rates of flash devices. But both dedupe and compression are absolutely necessary if the cost ...
August 19, 2014(0)
Software-defined storage specialist Nexenta launched the first version of it block and object storage package designed to provide inline data compression and deduplication on petabyte-scale clusters. The scale-out storage solution targets OpenStack and big data infrastructures, the company said. The Santa Clara, Calif, storage management vendor said its NexentaEdge 1.0 storage platform is tailored to next-generation infrastructures based on ...
August 11, 2014(0)
A bunch of file system experts who worked on the Veritas clustered file system that was a mainstay of Unix deployments and that is now controlled by Symantec have teamed up to launch a new server-side solid state drive caching company called CacheBox. Rather than tie its caching software to a specific type or brand of SSD, the new ...
August 8, 2014(0)
The first generation of flash-based memory channel storage from Diablo Technologies and SanDisk is ramping up in high-end Xeon E5 and E7 machines made by IBM and is now getting put into machines by Supermicro. Diablo makes the chips that provide the interface between the memory bus and SATA-based flash memory, and SanDisk creates the UlltraDIMM modules that snap ...
August 7, 2014(0)
The list of Things-as-a-Service keeps growing. Zadara Storage has rolled out the latest entry with the introduction of On-Premise-as-a-Service (OPaaS), targeting private clouds that include managed storage area network and network-attached storage. The twist here is a flexible “pay-as-you-go” pricing model similar to other cloud-based options, eliminating upfront costs while allowing on-demand storage purchases. The non-lease scheme allows customers ...
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