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SMART Storage Systems XceedStor 500S 240GB MLC Enterprise SSD Review

Our SSD analysis today will be on the SMART Storage Systems XCeedStor 500S 240GB MLC enterprise SSD and SMART hopes to cater to the exploding Light-Enterprise market with this new enterprise entry. Many users are now substituting client SSDs for more price-conscious approaches to boosting read-centric environment performance which can expose users to data integrity and security concerns, making the …

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OWC Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G 6Gbps SSD Review – OWC and LSI Combine For a Great Enterprise Entry

OWC has jumped feet first into the Enterprise space with the new OWC Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G SSD. Leveraging one of the fastest controllers on the planet, the LSI SF-2582 in tandem with Toshibas Enterprise Toggle Synchronous eMLC NAND, this SSD promises the absolute best in long term performance and endurance. OWC is also throwing in an outstanding industry-leading 7 …

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Micron RealSSD P400e 6Gbps 200GB Enterprise SSD Review

Our SSD analysis today looks at the Micron RealSSD P400e SATA 3 enterprise SSD, a new entry with a new approach to integrating SSDs into the entry-level enterprise tier. The enterprise SSD market is segmenting into several layers that suit very different needs, and this entry level MLC based SSD looks to grab the mainstream customer market. Upper-echelon ultra high …

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Toshiba MK4001GRZB 400GB SAS 6Gb/s Enterprise SLC SSD Review

Our SSD review today will be on the Toshiba MK4001GRZB 400GB SAS 6Gb/s Enterprise SLC SSD and will be the first to undergo our new Enterprise Test Protocol. This SSD brings with it some of the best sustainable performance in the realm, and also has recently taken the Grand Prize for Excellence in Energy Efficiency and Conservation from the Japan …

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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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LSI 9265 MegaRAID Supplementary Review: The Beauty of CacheCade!

Today we are going to take an in-depth look at CacheCade, a new approach to storage systems that allows the perfect fusion of HDD capacity and SSD speed. With many large databases and enterprise users ‘caught in the middle’ with large HDD arrays, yet needing more performance from their existing infrastructure, CacheCade is a great option that allows the best …

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SSD Migration in the Enterprise Environment

SSD technology has hit like a hurricane leaving enterprise in awe of its potential yet leery of high cost for a storage medium still in its infancy. Todays business is reluctant to implement SSD storage for reasons that run the gamut from reliability and durability to long-term performance gain concerns. The inherent cost of slc drives is self defeating for a small …

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