Not All IOPS Solutions Are Created Equal

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While there’s little argument that flash technology is one of the most disruptive technologies to come into the storage world in the last decade, it’s unfortunately not a panacea for everything wrong with clients’ storage infrastructures. That said, there are four appropriate instances where flash storage makes sense.

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Speeding the Future of Storage: EMC’s Latest Releases

Speeding the Future of Storage: EMC’s Latest Releases

EMC has just unveiled a string of new releases that offer a look into the evolving future of storage, the potential gains of using of Flash, as well as the growth of the “software defined” storage environment and push toward simplified management and control.

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Mixing Flash, SSDs And FAST Software For Automated Storage [EMC]

In 1906, Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto created a mathematical formula to describe the unequal distribution of wealth in his country, observing that 20% of the people owned 80% of the wealth. If you think about it, that 80/20 rule applies to just about everything. Likely you wear 20% of the clothes in your closet 80% of the time, and I bet that only 20% of your company’s data is active 80% of the time.

Even though you may have spent a small fortune of your company’s money on a storage array, 80% of that array goes mostly unused. While that kind of statistic is expensive to hear, there is a solution – automated storage tiering.

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