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SanDisk Announces World’s First 4TB SAS Enterprise SSD

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing its new Optimus MAX Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solid state drive (SSD), representing the world’s first 4TB SAS SSD.  SanDisk’s Optimus MAX offers storage capacity that even exceeds the current highest-capacity 2.5″ 10,000 rpm and 15,000 rpm SAS hard disk drives (HDDs), creating the first true replacement for legacy …

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SanDisk Optimus Eco SAS Enterprise SSD Review (400GB) – Great 2TB Capacity With Up To 90K Steady State IOPS

A lot has changed since the announcement of the Optimus Eco earlier this year.  The most notable change is the company supplying it.  When we last looked into SMART Storage Systems, they had just finished being acquired by SanDisk.  At that point, though, nothing had really changed except for ‘a SanDisk Company’ being added to their name.  Many were unsure exactly …

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SMART Storage Systems CloudSpeed 500 6Gbps Server Grade SSD Review

Many organizations implement a “rip and replace” model using cheaper consumer-grade SSDs, and when they inevitably meet their demise under intensive workloads, they’re simply removed and replaced with new drives, increasing the cost of storage. Instead of moving up to much pricier solid state storage options, simply burning though cheaper drives makes more financial sense. SMART Storage Systems’s new CloudSpeed …

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