Storage device trends for data centers September 1, 2008
-- Drive and interface options are multiplying, making it easier for integrators and OEMs to meet a wider range of end-user requirements.
SSDs vs. HDDs: Pre-game warm-up September 1, 2008
-- 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.
SSD flash drives enter the enterprise September 1, 2008
-- 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.
EMC loads up midrange arrays September 1, 2008
-- 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.