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Toshiba Revs Up SQL Server With Flash Accelerator

Toshiba Revs Up SQL Server With Flash Accelerator

Toshiba and SanDisk are partners in the manufacturing of NAND flash memory but in January, Toshiba acquired ...

SanDisk Rides Flash Wave, Eager For Fusion-io

SanDisk Rides Flash Wave, Eager For Fusion-io

Over the past several years, key acquisitions and initiatives have transformed SanDisk into an enterprise storage powerhouse ...

Ceph Clustered Storage Dons A Red Hat

Ceph Clustered Storage Dons A Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s largest supplier of support services for open source software, and it has ...

Microsoft Storage Appliances Push Data To Azure

Microsoft Storage Appliances Push Data To Azure

Microsoft is rolling out the latest series of its Azure storage appliances with an eye toward helping ...

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July 24, 2014(0)
Toshiba and SanDisk are partners in the manufacturing of NAND flash memory but in January, Toshiba acquired OCZ Storage Solutions, a maker of flash-based SAS and SATA drives and PCI flash cards, and with the just-completed acquisition of Fusion-io, SanDisk now sells SAS and SATA flash drives as well as PCI flash cards. PCZ has just upgraded its ZD-XL ... Full article
July 21, 2014(0)
Over the past several years, key acquisitions and initiatives have transformed SanDisk into an enterprise storage powerhouse with its own flash memory capacity, making it one of the key vertically integrated players in the storage space. The company’s push into flash-based drives is paying off and it is expected that its drive into PCI-Express flash cards with its Fusion-io ...
July 16, 2014(0)
Red Hat is the world’s largest supplier of support services for open source software, and it has delivered its first update to the Ceph storage software it acquired back in April to give it a better footing in the OpenStack cloud market. The company is adding data tiering to the storage software and also a new method of replicating ...
July 10, 2014(0)
Microsoft is rolling out the latest series of its Azure storage appliances with an eye toward helping customers manage data growth while forestalling the seemingly endless cycle of buying additional storage. Hence, Microsoft is promoting its StorSimple 8000 series hybrid storage arrays as “massively scalable” with greater on-premise capacity for SSD and HHD storage. Takeshi Numoto, Microsoft’s corporate vice ...
June 25, 2014(1)
If Dell had not spent so much money taking itself private last year, it might be spending billions of dollars acquiring converged system upstart Nutanix. But instead – and very likely because Nutanix is not for sale and rather has its eye on going public sometime in the not-too-distant future – Dell has opted to partner with Nutanix to ...
June 24, 2014(0)
All-flash array maker Violin Memory is striking up the data orchestra with its new Concerto 7000 series, adding a suite of data management software to its arrays and extending the capacity of the units by a factor of four. The Concerto 7000 arrays have been in development for some time, and Eric Herzog, chief marketing officer at Violin Memory, ...
June 17, 2014(0)
Network-attached storage pioneer NetApp is pushing back against the army of upstart makers of hybrid and all-flash storage arrays with upgrades to its FAS line of hybrid devices, extending the performance and scalability of its high end and offering more cost-effective arrays at the low end. The company has not yet announced its new FlashRay all-flash machines, which will ...
June 16, 2014(0)
SanDisk may have become a player in flash storage through the consumer market, but it has been making headway in the past couple years establishing itself as a key supplier of flash technologies to enterprises. With its $1.1 billion deal to acquire Fusion-io, SanDisk is completing its product set and also getting its hands on a large reseller channel ...
June 13, 2014(0)
In the early days of flash-accelerated storage, it was all about making a subset of the data available on storage that had higher I/O so applications would speed up. With the falling cost of flash storage and more sophisticated software to compress, de-dupe, and provision data on flash arrays, now all of the talk is turning to getting rid ...
June 12, 2014(0)
Nimble Storage, one of the several storage upstarts that has gone public recently, has unveiled a new high-end hybrid array and flash-only shelves that boost the capacity and performance of its devices. The Adaptive Flash platform targets customers looking for some wiggle room in establishing a balance between solid state and hard disk drives in order to handle a ...
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