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Enterprise SSD: Long-Life Drives Set to Revolutionize the Data Center
June 21, 2016 -- Enterprise SSDs that last seven years or more offer a low-cost alternative to slower spinning-disk storage and tape archives.
Flash Strengthens Its Foothold in Enterprise Storage
June 17, 2016 -- The vast majority of organizations already have flash-enabled storage systems in their data centers, finds a new study from 451 Research.
Apple Debuts New SSD-Optimized APFS File System
June 14, 2016 -- During this year's Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple is unveiling APFS, the company's long-awaited follow-up to HFS+.
HPE 3PAR Makes Room for Larger SSDs, Flashy Docker Containers
June 8, 2016 -- The company's updated all-flash arrays now support SSDs of over 15 TB and will soon provide Docker containers with 3PAR's data management and security services.
SSD Data Recovery on the Rise
May 31, 2016 -- Kroll Ontrack reports that SSD failures are piling up as a growing number of users flock to flash-based storage.
SSD Makers Shipped 10 Exabytes of Capacity in Q1
May 23, 2016 -- New data from Trendfocus reveals an across-the-board increase in flash storage demand, even from the beleaguered PC market.
Maximizing SSD ROI
May 17, 2016 -- Ensuring SSD return on investment (ROI) is enabled by using a portfolio management approach. SSD ROI is always dependent on finding the correct role for flash in your data storage setup.
Western Digital Completes SanDisk Acquisition
May 12, 2016 -- It's a done deal. Western Digital has completed the $19 billion buy, bringing SanDisk's flash storage technology portfolio into the fold.
All Flash Array Buying Guide, Part Two
April 14, 2016 -- Continuing our survey of vendors offering All Flash arrays.
Intel Embraces 3D NAND for Enterprise PCIe SSDs
April 1, 2016 -- Targeting the growing market for enterprise flash storage, Intel debuts new SSDs with 3D NAND flash chips.
Red Hat and SanDisk Partner for Flash-based Ceph Storage
March 29, 2016 -- Seeking to speed up OpenStack-based cloud workloads, SanDisk will deliver InfiniFlash arrays with Red Hat Ceph Storage software.
Software-Defined Flash Improves SSD Performance
March 22, 2016 -- Intelligent storage systems that control SSDs' housekeeping functions will unleash the raw flash they contain.
All-Flash Array Buying Guide
March 14, 2016 -- These leading storage vendors offer AFAs.
Seagate Debuts OCP-Compliant 10 GB/s PCIe SSD
March 9, 2016 -- The unit is being billed as the "fastest-ever" solid-state flash drive, capable of making quick work out of demanding cloud workloads.
Samsung Ships Mammoth 15TB Enterprise SSD
March 4, 2016 -- Samsung sets the record for solid-state drive capacity by kicking off shipments of its PM1633a drive.
SanDisk and IBM Team for Cloud-Scale Enterprise Flash Storage
March 2, 2016 -- The companies are combining SanDisk's InfiniFlash arrays with IBM's Spectrum Scale filesystem for large-scale flash deployments.
Toshiba Ships High-Capacity Enterprise SSDs with 15nm Flash Chips
February 24, 2016 -- Nearly reaching the 2 TB mark, Toshiba's new HK4 Series solid state drives are aimed at read-intensive workloads.
Dell Puts Toshiba's Enterprise SAS SSDs to Work
February 18, 2016 -- Dell becomes the first global server OEM to offer the Toshiba's PX04S series SAS SSDs in its hardware.
Hitachi Debuts All-Flash Arrays with Integrated Data Services
January 20, 2016 -- The company's new Hitachi Flash Storage (HFS) A series all-flash arrays include quality of service and other data management perks for high-performance applications.
Disk Storage Falling out of Favor in the Data Center: Survey
January 8, 2016 -- It's no secret flash is gaining ground in the enterprise data storage market. A new study from Atlantis Computing reveals that some data center operators are quite eager to ditch disk-based systems.
Solid State Storage vs. Hard Drives: The Case for More SSDs
December 31, 2015 -- As flash storage prices continue to fall, it is becoming economical to use SSDs for more applications.
NetApp Acquires All-Flash Storage Provider SolidFire for $870 Million
December 22, 2015 -- The enterprise storage systems vendor makes a big bet on the all-flash data center.
Sweet Sixteen Solid State Storage Products
December 16, 2015 -- These are some of the best flash-based arrays currently available on the market.
Flash Memory in the Enterprise
November 18, 2015 -- Fully understanding flash memory in the enterprise will enable your company to make the best decisions about growing the role of flash in their enterprise.