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Prepping IT As A Service For 2020 – VMware Virtualization & Cloud At LSI AIS 2013

Ray O’Farrell of VMware’s cloud infrastructure R&D took the stage for Thursday’s LSI AIS 2013 opening keynote to show the current correlation of virtualization and cloud, and how it would extend to IT in 2020 as a faster, more efficient and multifaceted service compared to the present day. The estimated numbers were quite staggering, especially considering the projections were only …

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STEC and SuperMicro Reach 1 Million IOPS Together

 SuperMicro has achieved up to million IOPS in their SYS-6047R-TXRF servers using STEC’s PCIe SSDs (or SSAs as STEC refers to them, for Solid State Accelerators). These servers are based on the Intel Xeon E5-2600 family of CPUs (Socket 2011) and support up to 512GB of RAM. STEC’s current PCIe offerings are based on their own silicon, and come in PCIe Gen2 …

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RunCore Introduces Xapear SSD with Remote Data-Deletion and RFID Protection

About a week ago, RunCore announced their InVincible self-destructing SSD, taking user-data security to a whole new level. Unsatisfied, they decided to add another exclusive hallmark. If frying circuitry isn’t your thing, it seems as though the Chinese-based company is tackling the security issue at a different angle, this time creating an SSD offering remote data-destruction via text messaging. I can’t decide which method …

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STEC ZeusIOPS XE SSD Claims Industry’s Highest Endurance MLC Flash Based SSD

Arguably the second most important reason for choosing solid-state drives over tradition hard drives is data reliability. You can practically rest assured that an SSD will keep your data intact, but there are examples where consistency does not always hold true. An SSD, while more enduring, can malfunction in the same fashion as a regular hard drive. Thankfully, The SSD …

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