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DEFINITION: Solid-state storage is a nonvolatile, removable storage medium that employs integrated circuits (ICs) rather than magnetic or optical media. It is the equivalent of large-capacity, nonvolatile memory. Examples include flash memory Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices and various proprietary removable packages intended to replace external hard drives. The main advantage of solid-state storage is the fact  … 
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2017 State of Storage in Virtualization
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Dive into this State of Storage in Virtualization report to examine virtualization's impact on storage performance, and discover how recent storage and virt. trends track with one another. Access now to gain insight into the drivers behind hybrid flash and cloud storage adoption, how to bolster VMware VVols knowledge, and more.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Tegile

Data Domain Deduplication Storage Systems: Specifications
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, learn the specifications on a state-of-the-art deduplication storage system powered with a Flash SSD.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Dell EMC Intel®

Small/Midsize Enterprise All-Flash Array Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Use this buyer's guide to help you sift through 24 SMB all flash arrays from 11 vendors ranked based by a rigorous 8-step process to find the best vendor for your enterprise.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Tegile

The Business Value of NVMe
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to closely examine the definition and business value of NVMe, with details on scaling with NVMe/F, implementation use cases like VDI, ERP systems, and Microsoft SQL Server illustrated, and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Tegile

Increased Security Through The Use Of Flash-Based SEDs
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: If you find yourself torn between a strong encryption program, and the storage performance you were promised with an SSD array, click inside and learn about how modern self-encrypting-drives (SED) can do both by encrypting data on the device itself.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

Micron

Improved Security, Lower Costs: How Companies Can Benefit From SEDs
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Delve into a flash-based SED vs. HDD-based storage comparison with acquisition costs analyzed, and attention paid to stacking up hardware- vs. software-based encryption. Read on to learn how SEDs eliminate time-consuming key management, and more.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

Micron

How Flash-based SEDs Relieve Strain on IT
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Discover how flash-based self-encrypting drives (SEDs) not only simplify the planning, operation, and expansion of storage systems, they also serve as the foundation for sustainable, secure storage. Read on to see how SEDs securely eliminate the lengthy overwriting of storage media that traditional HDDs have to undergo.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

Micron

Return on Infrastructure: SSDs and SEDs Reap the "New ROI" with Superior Security
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to use storage hardware-level encryption to improve data backup and security, in the form of SSDs and self-encrypting drives (SEDs), by downloading this resource. Read on to compare these drives to traditional HDD and software-based solutions in the areas of data security, EOL management, and DR.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Micron

An Overview of A New Style of Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by Qumulo
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a new scale-out storage system designed to offer raw capacity at scale, as well as provide up-to-the-minute analysis, leverage both SSDs and HDDs, and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Qumulo

Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to boost performance of business critical apps and consolidate virtual servers, flash may be the way to go. But with a multitude of vendors offering flash, where should you start? Check out this easy-to-read guide and find 8 key considerations and questions to ask yourself before investing in flash.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

New Frontiers in Solid-State Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: There are three innovations in solid-state storage technology that are changing the game for data centers. Access this white paper to learn about these areas of innovation and the impact they are projected to have on data centers and hybrid clouds.
Posted: 17 May 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

NetApp

Product Comparison: Enterprise Flash Array Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: You can spend all day listening to what the vendors tell you about their products, or you can listen to what the end users have to say. Access this collection of user reviews to see what real users have to say about three of the most prominent flash storage platforms.
Posted: 17 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

NetApp

Flash to Cloud: How to Take Control of Your Data
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to improve your data access and management by combining flash storage with the hybrid cloud, to gain full control of your information, and get it to your employees as soon as they need it. Read on to enact cloud-based DR using these techniques, and more.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 15 May 2017

NetApp

How Always-On Global Data Efficiencies Maximize System Capacity Without Performance vs. Capacity Trade-Offs
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a system that may be able to solve the capacity-performance dilemma. By combining strong SSD performance with a multi-layer compression and data deduplication technique, you'll be able to make flash scalability an economic reality.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

NetApp

Achieving High Availability Starts with Strong Architecture
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Click inside this white paper, and learn how the seamless scalability. Failure prevention, and data protection offered in this all-flash system can help you achieve the high availability a modern storage system needs.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

NetApp

SSD: It's Not Just for Databases Anymore
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover why secondary storage systems and mid-level workloads will benefit from SSD, and the top four requirements that should be considered when adopting flash in your organization, as illustrated by George Crump.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

IBM

Deliver Simple and Consistent Performance Across Your Distributed Enterprise
sponsored by TechData - Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a hyper-converged appliance that can quickly and easily extend your virtual environment across your distributed enterprise. In addition discover how you can reduce the need for onsite IT staff, grow or shrink as need be with simple node scaling, and more.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 12 Apr 2017

TechData - Dell EMC

Deploying OpenShift Container Platform 3 on Google Cloud Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This guide dives into an in-depth example demonstrating how OpenShift Container Platform 3 can be set up to take advantage of the native high availability capabilities of Kubernetes in order to create a highly available OpenShift Container Platform 3 environment.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

Red Hat

Make Your Infrastructure Data Ready with High-Performance Flash
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how you can digitally transform your data infrastructure to keep up with the modern pace of business using this flash storage offering. Learn how you can get started with a quick 10 minute deployment, support the latest high-speed 32Gb Fibre Channel and 40 Gigabit Ethernet connections, and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

NetApp

All-Flash Storage's Business-Critical Role in SAP Modernization
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Modernizing SAP—to improve agility and drive new revenue streams—doesn't mean ripping everything out and starting over. Download this paper to discover an all-flash appliance uniquely positioned to deliver the high reliability SAP environments need with elastic scalability, high performance for all I//O sizes, and more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Building a Highly Available Data Infrastructure
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how to optimize your NAS or SAN appliances for high app availability by eliminating a single point of failure in your storage environment through data duplication, using the "Storage-controller-in-software" available in SDS systems to optimize both storage capacity and services, and more.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 04 Apr 2017

DataCore Software Corporation

Healthcare Providers are Allowing More Images With More Detail to be Available Everywhere With Flash Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover why the time is right to switch to an all-flash storage system for your medical imaging needs. Inside, see how flash will allow you to deliver broader image and content strategies, push imaging data out to more users, lower TCO, increase patient satisfaction, and more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

Pure Storage

How All-Flash Storage Can help Drive VDI in The Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Explore how an all-flash storage system with the capabilities to run your VDI deployments, and resilience to drive the high performance your EHRs need by providing real-time access to patient data.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

Pure Storage

How to Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to boost performance of business critical apps and consolidate virtual servers, flash may be the way to go. But with a multitude of vendors offering flash, where should you start? Check out this easy-to-read guide and find 8 key considerations and questions to ask yourself before investing in flash.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

Powering the High-performance Cloud with Flash Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover all-flash storage that enables seamless integration with high-performance cloud platforms. By integrating flash with your existing infrastructure, your enterprise can efficiently manage hybrid cloud architectures, cloud-scale QoS, and more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM
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SOLID STATE DISKS DEFINITION (continued): …  that it contains no mechanical parts. Everything is done electronically. As a result, data transfer to and from solid-state storage media takes place at a much higher speed than is possible with electromechanical disk drives. The absence of moving parts may translate into longer operating life, provided the devices are reasonably cared for and are not exposed to electrostatic discharge. Solid-state storage media lags behind electromechanical drives in terms of storage capacity. As of this writing, flash memory USB devices can store up to approximately 1 gigabyte (GB), whereas hard drives commonly … 
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