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Former SMART Modular VP Wayne Eisenberg Teams Up With The SSD Review

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The Solid State Storage market is commanding much interest across a variety of applications and solutions. The technology provides clear advantages such as performance and power savings, however the landscape for suppliers remains grey. Who will be the winners, the losers, who will command the enterprise, the client, who will be bought and/or sold? My name is Wayne Eisenberg and …

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Flash Gordon Supercomputer Unveiled – 1024 Intel 710 SSDs Result in World Record 36 Million IOPS

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The worlds first flash based supercomputer has been unveiled at the San Diego Supercomputer Center.  Aptly named “Gordon” (i.e. Flash Gordon), this new supercomputer is an impressive display of how SSD technology is presenting itself not only in consumer devices, but in enterprise environments as well. Supercomputers have traditionally relied upon mass amounts of hard disk drives to handle their …

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Fusion-io and Digital China Join Forces to Increase Availability of Low-latency ioMemory Technologies in Chinese Market

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SALT LAKE CITY “ Press Release – Dec. 8, 2011 “ Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), pioneer of shared data decentralization, today announced that it has entered into a reseller agreement with Digital China, a leading provider of integrated IT services in China. Digital China will offer the full range of Fusion-io software and hardware technologies, working closely with Fusion-io to help …

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VMware View 5 and vSphere Storage Appliance V1.0 Announced

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IBM today announced the availability of VMWare View 5 and vSphere Storage Appliance V1.0. These new versions will be made public on December 16, 2011. VMware View 5.0 delivers desktops as a managed service and transforms desktop management into a simplified and automated process to help reduce the TCO by up to 50%. It also provides users with a performance …

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OCZ Talos 2 R Series SSD Family Announced

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OCZ has announced that they are releasing the Talos 2 Enterprise SSD, a server-class SSD line that uses  dual-port SAS 6Gb/s interface and supports OCZ Virtualized Controller Architecture 2.0 technology. OCZ is expanding its enterprise class devices, and utilizing their new VCA 2.0 technology is a good match. With capacities up to 1TB now available in a compact 2.5-inch form …

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LSI Accelerating Innovation Summit – 12Gb/s Revealed

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Today at the LSI Accelerating Innovation Summit we were pleased to witness the unveiling of the first working silicon featuring the new 12Gb/s specification. Utilizing the new SAS expander IC, LSI was able to demonstrate speeds in excess of 1 million IOPS from a one adapter solution. The new controller series, featuring the 12Gb/s LSI ROC, makes its debut in …

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LSI Accelerating Innovation Summit: The Changing Face of LSI

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It was only a few weeks ago that the announcement of the SandForce purchase of LSI was topping SSD news world wide and today we find ourselves attending the LSI Accelerated Innovations Summit (AIS) in Silicon Valley itself. This years AIS took place in Silicon Valley where some of the worlds largest corporations gathered to discuss such things as the …

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