Tag Archives: Flash storage

Micron Announces New Petabyte-Scale Data Center NVMe All-Flash Storage Solution – Accelerated Speed, Performance and Value

Micron is joining forces with Red Hat and Supermicro to offer a new all-flash Ceph storage reference architecture that accelerates the speed and performance of network unified storage.  This new architecture combines the scalability of Red Hat Ceph Storage, the rack-space efficiency provided by Supermicro’s 1U Ultra SuperServer and the performance and endurance of Micron’s 9100 MAX NVMe flash PCIe …

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Western Digital / HGST Announces Acquisition of Enterprise All-Flash System Developer Skyera

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a division of Western Digital Corp., is announcing that it has completed an all-cash acquisition of Skyera, a leading developer of all-flash enterprise storage systems for data centers and scale-out cloud applications. Skyera will be fully integrated into HGST, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WD. The Skyera acquisition enhances HGST’s existing portfolio and …

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Enterprise Flash-Based Storage Adoption Is On The Rise

Historically, Flash-based storage has been considered to be a rather expensive niche technology that is targeted at a rather narrow range of workloads, as opposed to anything resembling mainstream technology.  According to an International Data Corporation (IDC) analysis, the tide is definitely beginning to turn to much broader adoption of Flash-based storage for data center usage.  The momentum for this …

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SanDisk Announces Agreement to Acquire Enterprise Flash Solutions Developer Fusion-io

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, has announced an agreement to acquire Fusion-io, a top developer of flash-based PCIe storage hardware and software products for enterprise and datacenter applications, in an all-cash transaction reportedly valued at approximately $1.1 billion.  Under the terms of the agreement, SanDisk will tender an offer for all outstanding shares of Fusion-io stock …

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LSI’s Technology Partners at AIS Part II — LSI AIS 2013 Update

LSI’s Accelerating Innovation Summit 2013 has a host of technology partners and sponsors displaying their latest LSI-related wares for attendees to view.  This session has us visiting a few more booths and displays of exhibitors.  With only a couple of exceptions, everyone displaying is presenting technology that utilizes and/or features some of LSI’s latest software and hardware solutions. ARM, a major …

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Western Digital Acquires Virident To Further Extend HGST’s Flash Storage Offerings

Western Digital Corp., a global storage solutions leader, has announced that its HGST subsidiary (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies) has acquired Virident Systems, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise flash storage solutions.  The acquisition has a price tag of approximately $685 million in cash, and reportedly represents around $645 million in enterprise value. Virident has been a technology leader in …

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