Raid/Enterprise

Seagate Unveils SSD Portfolio Of Client,Server, 12Gb/s SAS and PCIe SSD Capable of 1.1 Mil IOPS

Seagate this morning announced an entire line of solid state drives to encompass  consumer and enterprise SATA, enterprise 12Gb/s SAS and enterprise PCIe applications.  It’s consumer retail and server level introductions are the Seagate 600 and 600 Pro SSDs, the 600 client SSD being the first SSD released at a z-height of 5mm.  Seagate supplied TSSDR with a 480GB version …

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Micron P420m PCIe SSD Released Using 25nm MLC NAND Flash For Enterprise Applications

Micron is announcing release of their P420m PCIe SSD for enterprise and data center applications requiring high performance read operations. Micron utilizes their own 25nm MLC NAND Flash in the P420m to provide enterprise-class reliability and performance at a mainstream price point.  The P420m is designed for applications such as caching, cloud and data centers, web acceleration, and online transaction …

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SMART Announces Optimus Eco Enterprise SSD — Up to 2TB in 2.5″ Form Factor Using 19nm MLC Flash

SMART Storage Systems, a leading enterprise SSD technology developer, is announcing their new Optimus Eco enterprise SSD — the first SAS 6 GB/s SSD utilizing 19nm multi-level cell (MLC) Flash.  Anticipating the ever-changing needs of enterprise data centers, SMART continues their efforts to usher in a new era of Flash storage.  Their Optimus Eco SSD offers an industry best combination …

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Skyera Reveals RAID 5 Hinders Reliability Of SSD Arrays

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RAID-5 is a well-proven technique for creating hard disk arrays that can withstand the failure of a single disk drive with no data loss. But applying the same RAID-5 concepts to SSD arrays can have the opposite effect and contribute to decreased data reliability, according to Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the …

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SMART Storage Systems And Diablo Technologies Partner Up On Ultra-Low Latency Enterprise SSDs

SMART Storage Systems, Inc., a creative provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technology for enterprise applications, and Diablo Technologies, Inc., an innovative provider of memory system interface solutions, are announcing an exclusive agreement.  This agreement will combine SMART Storage Systems’ Guardian Technology Platform with Diablo’s Memory Channel Storage (MCS).  The partnership will result in a new tier of enterprise SSDs that …

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HGST Releases Industry’s First 12GB/s SAS Solid State Drives For Enterprise Applications

HGST, formerly known as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (now part of Western Digital), is announcing the industry’s fastest and most advanced enterprise muti-level cell (MLC) SAS SSD family. The Ultrastar SSD800MH, Ultrastar SSD800MM, and the Ultrastar SSD1000MR are the first drives to double today’s standard SAS interface of 6 GB/s to now achieve an amazing 12 GB/s interface. HGST’s new …

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VeloBit Offers vBoost For Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Acceleration And Expansion

VeloBit is now offering vBoost — virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) optimization software for Windows.  vBoost accelerates popular Citrix XenDesktop deployments by improving how system storage interacts with Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors.  Hypervisors are groups of virtual desktops that allow multiple users  to access the same commonly used data and applications simultaneously. VeloBit vBoost dramatically reduces the I/O workload on storage systems …

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