EMC loads up midrange arrays
EMC last month began shipping the Clariion CX4 Series of midrange disk arrays, which bring together a myriad of features and functions-including flash-based solid-state disk (SSD) drives, disk spin-down technology and dual-protocol SAN connectivity-that have previously been unavailable to midrange customers in a single array.
SSD flash drives enter the enterprise
Solid-state disk (SSD) drive manufacturers have solved most of the problems associated with flash memory technology, paving the way for use in enterprise-level storage systems.
SSDs vs. HDDs: Pre-game warm-up
The upcoming battle between solid-state disk (SSD) drives and traditional hard disk drives (HDDs) is looming, and the heat in the controversy is reminiscent of the old iSCSI vs. Fibre Channel debates, even though the game hasn’t really begun.