February 09, 2015 Look Beyond the IOPS When Evaluating All-Flash Arrays sponsored by NetApp
There’s no shortage of all-flash array (AFA) storage vendors vying for attention this year. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays catalogs 12 vendors currently offering AFAs, and there are at least another dozen AFA vendors flying under Gartner’s radar. All told, if you are considering an all-flash array, you have well over 50 different models to choose from.
February 09, 2015 NetApp All-Flash Array Sets New Standard for Price-Performance sponsored by NetApp
NetApp’s new E-Series storage systems use flash technology to deliver industry-leading performance for enterprise applications. Specifically, the EF560 posted the top price-performance result for all-flash storage systems with an average response time of less than 1 millisecond based on the Storage Performance Council’s SPC-1 benchmark.
February 09, 2015 Will Your Next Data Center Be All-Flash? sponsored by NetApp
NetApp Chief Technology Officer Jay Kidd recently made some interesting forecasts for 2015. Among them was a prediction regarding the use of flash storage in the data center. According to Kidd, the future of all-flash arrays is not all flash.