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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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IBM FlashSystem A9000: An All-Flash Grid Storage Breakthrough
sponsored by EOH IBM
WHITE PAPER: When combined with grid storage, all-flash arrays may be able to offer everything traditional hardware cannot. In this white paper, learn how combining grid and all-flash array storage can eliminate bottlenecks while remaining simple, reliable and easy to manage.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

EOH IBM

Data Protection in Two Dimensions
sponsored by EOH IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover a better approach to SSD data protection. Learn how to implement two independent dimensions of data protection, monitor your flash media's health, managed flash failures efficiently and optimize the utilization of all your flash resources.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

EOH IBM

Flash Storage Solution Brief
sponsored by Cohesity
WHITE PAPER: Migrating business critical cloud infrastructures and consolidating your secondary storage for all other workloads onto flash can be complex and confusing. Check out this solution brief to read about two vendors that, in a collaborative effort, have created a hybrid flash-hyperconverged platform that simplifies the storage environment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2016

Cohesity

Oracle Enters the High-Growth All-Flash Array Market with an Oracle-Optimized Solution
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.5% the all-flash array (AFA) market is on fire – especially flash-optimized hybrid flash arrays (HFAs). In this white paper, learn the differences and unique benefits of AFAs and HFAs, current enterprise storage needs and how it affects market trends as well as learn about a hot new HFAs system.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

How to Fight the Big Data Avalanche
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: This custom white paper explores how to transform your infrastructure based on innovation in storage and memory to align with real-time decision making. Access now to find out how flash technology is helping businesses process big data faster, allowing them to produce highly valuable insights.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Micron

Flash: Fast, Robust and Inexpensive
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: With user demands growing, new storage technologies are required to close the ever-increasing gap between processors and mass storage. In this white paper, learn why flash is replacing hard disk drives as the preferred system in software-defined data centers and storage systems.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Micron

All-Flash Technology: Mastering a Change in Technology
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage is a better at meeting user's ever increasing demands for quicker, more accessible storage than hard disk drives (HDDs). In this white paper, learn about the capabilities of one flash system and how it can give your company an edge over your competitors.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Micron

Advantages Micron SSDs Bring to Data Centers
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: The modern data center is the foundation for business agility and success so it's crucial that it's able to perform well with high availability, scalability and manageability. In this white paper, learn why a high-performance storage solution specifically built for the data center is essential for meeting these requirements.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Micron

Big Data Analytics and Flash-Based Storage: Smaller, Simpler, Faster and Better
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: With a smaller data center footprint, simplified management and decreased power consumption, flash storage may be a better alternative to HDDs for handling today's massive data growth. Access this white paper to learn specific advantages of flash adoption, how SSDs reduces OpEx and more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Micron

It’s Time to Move Your Critical Data to SSDs
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the viability of using solid state disks (SSDs) to build better data storage platforms and improve total cost of ownership (TCO) for enterprise data storage solutions. Access now to learn how to strategically identify storage challenges and balance the cost and value of storage technology solutions.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Micron

10 Reasons the Storage Future Belongs to Flash
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Flash is the answer to our big data problems and the future of storage. Check out this white paper to hear 10 reasons why this is true, as well as some common flash misconceptions, and also how to harness big data.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Micron

The Essential Guide to VM-aware Storage (VAS)
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Originally limited to accelerating HDD enterprise arrays, flash has transformed the storage industry and led to the development of cost efficient all-flash arrays (AFA). This paper will investigate five critical considerations in choosing an AFA and how VM-aware flash changes the game in one big use case: optimizing your virtualization platform.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Tintri

6 Steps to Lay the Groundwork for the Healthcare Data Center of the Future
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In today's highly competitive environment, healthcare organizations are only as strong as their underlying IT infrastructure. Implementing all-flash storage can enable organizations to meet the requirements of today's burgeoning data growth. Read on to learn six key steps IT teams can take today to build the data center of the future.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

How IT Modernization Can Enable Healthcare’s Continuum of Care Model
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Continuum of Care aims to improve patient outcomes and enhance provider productivity but most legacy systems cannot provide the performance needed. Access now to learn key tech characteristics IT leaders should look for to modernize their data centers and network infrastructures, and support the Continuum of Care.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

Building a Data Lifecycle Management Strategy in the Era of Digital Transformation
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to formulate and execute a data lifecycle management plan that accelerates digital transformation and enable you to meet and e-discovery requirements, improve availability, and secure data stored and archived in the cloud. Download now to fill in the gaps of your data storage strategy.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Iron Mountain

UCB Accelerates Clinical Data Analysis with NetApp EF540 Flash Array
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how UCB, a leading developer in medicines for neural and immune disorder, used flash storage to speed up their data analysis execution and widen data availability in clinical trials.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 26 Sep 2016

NetApp

6 Uncomfortable Questions To Ask Your All-Flash Vendor
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This eBook is intended to help you see past the smoke and mirrors set up by storage vendors. Ask your vendor these six key, albeit uncomfortable storage questions to quickly get to the bottom of things and gain more control in the storage purchasing process.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Kaminario

Streamlining E-Discovery with Virtual Desktops on Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Cohen Milstein is a pioneer in class action lawsuits for consumers wronged by big corporations. With a steadily growing amount of documents to review, storage became a bottleneck to performance and scalability. Read on to see how flash storage enabled Cohen Milstein run e-discovery tools on 250 virtual desktops with less than 1ms latency and more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

NetApp

Flash Storage Performance Tips
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: With so much vendor rhetoric to weed through, it's important to understand the difference between real-world flash performance and advertised vanity performance. Thankfully, this guide makes it simple to separate the true stars from the posers. Check out these three easy steps implementing an all-flash solution that will optimize app performance.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

Kaminario

Now Debuting: The Industry's First "Rack-Scale Flash" Enterprise Storage Platform
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: The consolidation of legacy and next-gen apps on the same virtual infrastructure is posing new challenges for admins trying to meet performance requirements while managing demands for real-time response and "always-on" availability. In this white paper, learn about a flash storage system designed to solve this problem with big data/analytics.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Dell EMC

Why It's Time to Consolidate Your Primary Workloads on All-Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: All-flash storage is increasingly being used to consolidate multiple workloads onto a single platform to reduce complexity, enhance agility and lower costs. Learn the three factors that are shaping the use of all-flash storage and key characteristics to look for to get the most out of your all-flash storage solution.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

NetApp

Flash Storage Scalability Guide
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: To support the ebb and flow of your business, your storage should be capable of scaling up capacity while increasing performance. But it's important to remember that not all storage solutions are the same. In this white paper, learn three characteristics to look for in your next storage solution.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Kaminario

Guide to Cost Effective Flash at a Glance
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: By 2019, around two-thirds of all enterprise budget allocated to primary storage will be spent on these arrays. Given this huge transition from spinning disk to flash, it's important to remember that not all flash solutions are equal. In this brief guide, you will find four tips to help your business get the most out of your all-flash investment.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Kaminario

Flash Storage: Powering the Future of IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how flash storage not only provides the performance necessary to run critical, next-gen applications, but also the security to prevent data breaches—including in mobile, cloud, and data analytics content.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

IBM

Storing the Data to Power your Agency
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Discover how flash storage can replace disk-based storage and help government organizations achieve these various goals. Read testimonials from IT experts on how your organization can thrive using solid state to store data and learn how other agencies leverage storage solutions to address new challenges.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Pure Storage
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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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