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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.
Western Digital Craves Flash in $19 Billion Deal to Acquire SanDisk
October 22, 2015 -- Hard drive maker bets bigger on flash as a bout of furious deal-making rocks the storage industry.
OCZ Debuts Host-Managed Enterprise SSDs
October 15, 2015 -- The new drives accept background drive management commands from host systems for improved and more predicable application performance.
Intel Launches DC P3608 Series PCIe SSDs for Real-Time Analytics
September 24, 2015 -- With capacities of up to 4 TB and read/write performance in the gigabyte-per-second range, Intel aims latest PCIe solid-state drives at business analytics and high-performance applications.
Oracle Goes All-Flash with Database-Friendly FS1 Storage Arrays
September 9, 2015 -- The company's first stab at all-flash storage for enterprises is aimed at speeding Oracle databases and applications.
Kaminario's Latest All-Flash Arrays Put 3D TLC NAND to Work
August 20, 2015 -- Packed with more capacity and featuring new built-in disaster recovery capabilities, the company's new K2 v5.5 arrays make the case for skipping hybrid storage systems entirely.