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Flash Startup NexGen Targets Flash Utilization

Flash Startup NexGen Targets Flash Utilization

NexGen Storage Inc., the flash array specialist spun out earlier this month from SanDisk Corp., unveiled a ...

Dell Drops Price on All-Flash Storage Arrays

Dell Drops Price on All-Flash Storage Arrays

Dell Inc.’s storage unit rolled out a pair of all-flash storage array configurations this week priced as ...

SanDisk Spins Out Hybrid Storage Unit

SanDisk Spins Out Hybrid Storage Unit

SanDisk Corp. said it has completed the spin out of its ioControl unit acquired as part of ...

Mesosphere Wants To Run Clusters At The Global 2000

Mesosphere Wants To Run Clusters At The Global 2000

A few years back, search engine giant Google invented a term called warehouse-scale computing to talk about ...

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January 21, 2015(0)
NexGen Storage Inc., the flash array specialist spun out earlier this month from SanDisk Corp., unveiled a new hybrid flash array this week along with intelligent caching software designed to boost enterprise utilization of pricey flash storage. NexGen, Louisville, Colo., claims its third-generation “Prioritized Active Cache” software that targets caching algorithms can help justify the investment in flash storage ... Full article
January 13, 2015(0)
Dell Inc.’s storage unit rolled out a pair of all-flash storage array configurations this week priced as low $25,000 in a bid to overcome cost barriers that have hampered broad adoption of enterprise flash storage arrays. Dell said Tuesday (January 13) it is offering an entry-level all-flash storage array that includes six 480 GB read-intensive solid-state drives (or 2.8 ...
January 8, 2015(0)
SanDisk Corp. said it has completed the spin out of its ioControl unit acquired as part of its deal announced in June 2014 to purchase Fusion-io. The new company will be called NexGen Storage Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The completion of the $1.1 billion acquisition clears the way for SanDisk, a major player in the ...
December 5, 2014(0)
A technology roadmap for the storage industry is forecasting a ten-fold increase in hard drive storage capacity over the next decade as new recording technologies come online to boost areal densities. The Advanced Storage Technology Consortium’s technology roadmap extending out to 2025 projects a 30 percent compounded annual growth rate for hard drive areal density (measured in terabits per ...
December 3, 2014(0)
As Sony Pictures learned the hard way this week, the relatively small cost of backing up your data is worth the expense and trouble. Still, a survey released this week by storage giant EMC found that the vast majority of global enterprises are “behind the curve” when it comes to data security. The timing of the EMC survey is ...
December 2, 2014(0)
For all the talk about all-flash arrays, there are still companies and customers who want hybrid arrays because they think machines that mix flash and disk storage offer the right mix of price and performance for specific jobs. This is an argument that will not be settled until the last disk drive head crashes into the last spinning platter. ...
November 20, 2014(0)
The latest version of storage services specialist SolidFire’s Element OS adds multi-tenant networking along with user features the company said can be used to consolidate a mix of application workloads in the datacenter. SolidFire said this week its Element OS 7 builds on the previous six versions to target consolidation, automation, and scaling of cloud infrastructures used my multiple ...
November 19, 2014(0)
Software-defined storage specialist DataCore Software said the latest release of its storage services platform could double the scale of hyper-converged storage systems to 64 nodes while significantly bumping up the performance of write-heavy workloads. The company released a new version of its SANsymphony-V10 storage platform and a virtual storage area network that works with any hypervisor. It also enables ...
November 13, 2014(0)
Software-defined storage along with hyper-converged infrastructure may be catching on at the high end of the enterprise market largely because it promises to make life a little easier for those who manage storage infrastructure. Most of the IT managers interviewed by market analyst 451 Research this past summer said they either understood SDS (59 percent) or had heard of ...
November 6, 2014(0)
Don’t try to lift this by yourself. In the search for ever-cheaper and ever-denser storage, the customers that drive the Data Center Solutions unit at Dell have asked the company to forge a storage-heavy dual-node server that could cram nearly a quarter of an exabyte of data into a single modular datacenter container. The DCS unit doesn’t do announcements ...
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