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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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The All-Flash Data Center By 2020: Myth or Reality?
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: Are all-flash arrays really going to take over the market by 2020? What's causing SSD to become so widely adopted? Access this white paper to learn the answers to both these questions, and bust 5 common myths that are delaying some organizations in their flash adoption efforts.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 08 Aug 2017

Avnet

Usage Trends for Flash Storage with Epic
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: To better understand usage trends for flash storage with Epic EHR software, Gatepoint Research surveyed more than 100 business and technical through leaders in the healthcare industry. In this resource, uncover the results of their responses and information on flash storage systems for Epic EHR software.
Posted: 01 Aug 2017 | Published: 01 Aug 2017

NetApp

Powering the High-Performance Cloud with FlashSystem
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover an all-flash storage system that seamlessly integrates with high-performance cloud and virtualization platforms and supports numerous ypervisors, including VMware, IBM PowerVM, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix Xen.
Posted: 01 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

Impact of General Data Protection Regulation on Storage Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Examine the impact the GDPR will have on your storage systems, and learn to mitigate the risk of data breach from uncontrolled access with media-level data encryption for flash and legacy storage media, geographically dispersed data, and more. Download now to ensure your organization is GDPR-compliant.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

IBM

IBM FlashSystem: What Implementation Means for the Future of IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Can your storage system handle high-performing apps that require ultra-low latency? Access this white paper to learn how flash storage implementation not only affects these apps, but can also bolster infrastructure security to prevent data breaches. Moreover, discover the details of one SSD, IBM FlashSystem, inside.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

Quantifying the Economic Value of the IBM Storwize Family
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG report, you'll gain access to an economic evaluation of IBM's Storwize V5030 and V7000 flash arrays. Read on to view the detailed technical specs of these arrays, which—upon implementation—have proven to reduce CapEx by 61% and OpEx by 56%.
Posted: 28 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

Epic Best Practices and Technical Specifications
sponsored by Pure Storage + Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Uncover best practices and technical specifications for making the most of your Epic migration, including Epic's requirements for business continuity, disaster recovery, and more.
Posted: 20 Jul 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2017

Pure Storage + Cisco

FlashStack: Energizing IT
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Are you taking full advantage of data center technical innovations? If not, access this sheet to get a bird's eye view of FlashStack, a flash-integrated converged infrastructure that will flex, scale, and support the services, apps, and rate of change that you need to maintain a competitive advantage.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017 | Published: 18 Jul 2017

Pure Storage

The Future State of Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Modern storage infrastructure enables CIOs to tackle some of their biggest pain points and put their data to work rather than viewing that data as a cost center. Access this white paper now to learn how to handle explosive data growth for the modern age.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Red Hat

Getting Great Performance In The Cloud
sponsored by Zadara Storage
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a new architecture created to help you balance cloud storage availability by providing multi-tenant infrastructure to ensure predictable app performance, privacy, and customization.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Zadara Storage

Automated Service Delivery and Private Clouds
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: With this flash storage offering, you can give users the automation and capacity they demand by providing a high-performance, reliable, and secure foundation for private or hybrid cloud deployments. Click inside to read more.
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Published: 14 Jul 2017

Pure Storage

NVM Express Moves Into The Future
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to learn how NVMe over Fabrics extend the low-latency efficient NVMe block storage protocol over fabrics to provide large-scale storage sharing over distance. Additional topics covered include use cases and technical characteristics, NVMe transport mapping, and more.
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Published: 14 Jul 2017

Micron

The Future of Data Center Storage Is Today: Local and Shared Storage Benefits Finally Converge
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Find out how the advent of low-latency SSDs and NVMe over Fabric (NVMeF) has created a new standard for data center environments. Read on to examine best practices for storage- and compute-centric NVMe deployments, how to support greater queue depths for higher IOPS performance, and more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 13 Jul 2017

Micron

Big Data Needs Big Performance: Apache Cassandra on SSD Architecture
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to learn why pairing Apache Cassandra with low-latency NVMe SSDs will recharge the performance of, and accelerate the insights gained from, this NoSQL database solution. You'll compare traditional Cassandra server deployments vs. NVMe, and more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 13 Jul 2017

Micron

Changing Customer Experience Expectations for Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Click inside this white paper to learn about a storage refresh system for all-flash arrays that allows users to upgrade performance and capacity independently, removes the need to repurchase technology, and more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

The Smart Buyer's Guide to Flash
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Use this buyer's guide to help simplify your flash storage decision making process by breaking down the questions you need to ask yourself into 3 simple categories to help you choose the right platform to meet your business needs.
Posted: 10 Jul 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

IBM

FlashStack: Empowering Epic
sponsored by Pure Storage + Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to make a major impact on your Epic EHR deployment with the ability to scale on-demand, simplify management, achieve 99% uptime, and more.
Posted: 05 Jul 2017 | Published: 05 Jul 2017

Pure Storage + Cisco

Laser Spine Institute Case Study
sponsored by Pure Storage + Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, uncover how Laser Spine Institute was able to overcome their legacy storage and productivity constraints to deliver all patient records to on high-performance flash storage.
Posted: 30 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Pure Storage + Cisco

All-Flash Buyer's Guide: Tips for Evaluating Solid State Arrays
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This guide will help you understand the most important selection criteria when purchasing SSDs. Discover details on primary considerations such as performance, capacity and scalability, and 3 more ways to simplify all-flash storage decision-making.
Posted: 29 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

NetApp

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

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
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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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