Raid/Enterprise

LSI Announces DataBolt Technology to Accelerate Datacenter Performance

LSI Corporation is announcing its new DataBolt technology for bandwidth optimization in datacenter applications.  This unique performance acceleration feature for LSI’s 12 GB/s SAS products is designed to allow users to take advantage of 12 GB/s speeds with their existing 6 GB/s drive infrastructure. This technology will deliver up to a 2X increase in throughput performance  for 6 GB/s systems.  It …

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Hitachi Announces SAS 12 Gbps SSD Capable of 4.8GB/s Performance

Hitachi Global Storage Technology, well known for their high performance storage solutions, has unveiled the very first SAS 12 Gbps SSD which is capable of a total available interface bandwidth of 4.8GB/s per drive. The SAS 12Gbps interface represents the highest performance interconnect seen on SSDs thus far, aside from PCIe of course. The new drives will be on display …

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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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Fusion Io Releases ioFX PCIe SSD As Digital Media Drives The Industry Forward

Fusion IO, well known for their high performance, professional grade solid state drives and more recently, SSD caching solutions, has announced the release of their ioFX PCIe SSD. Part of their ioMemory platform, ioFX is intended to bring cost effective, souped up data storage to the workstation. The drive will deliver 1.5GB/s, and will allow artists to manipulate prodigious amounts of …

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Toshiba Releases NPEngine As Streaming Looks Set To Strengthen SSD Sales

Toshiba Corporation has announced the release of their NPEngine SSD to IP solution. Optimized for the speedy transfer of video streams, the new product offers an unprecedented approach to providing high bandwidth video content across networks. NPEngine is capable of delivering up to 64,000 streams at 40 Gbits per second from SSDs directly to a network, surpassing the capabilities of …

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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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