Tag Archives: Enterprise

STEC ZeusIOPS SSDs Integrated Into Fujitsu ETERNUS DX Enterprise Storage Systems

STEC and Fujitsu have announced today that the ZeusIOPS series of SSDs has been integrated into the Fujitsu ETERNUS Systems. These ultra high performance disk systems also include the top of the line ETERNUS DX8700 S2 storage system. This integration will support multiple open system environments and virtualized infrastructures. This news comes right on the heels of the latest STEC …

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Runcore Kylin II SATA 3 Enterprise Grade SSD Announced

RunCore today announced an enterprise class solid state drive that would utilize the SandForce SF-2200 series processor with enterprise level over provisioning and 25nm NAND flash memory. The Kylin II will be available in capacities of 50, 100, 200, 300 and 400GB capacities and may be fitted with MLC or SLC memory modules in accordance with customer configuration requests. RUNCORE …

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OCZ Z-Drive R4 C PCI Express 1.6TB SSD Review – OCZ Z-Drive R4 versus FUSION-IO ioDrive Duo

The OCZ Z-Drive R4 PCI Express SSD contains eight SandForce SF-2281 processors, 128 pieces of NAND flash memory and a Superscale Storage Controller. If ever a MONSTER storage device was created, the R4 definitely answers that call. In fact, a simple review just doesn’t seem appropriate for the OCZ Z-Drive R4 (Z-R4).  Let’s throw it in the ring against FUSION-IO’s …

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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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