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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 Storwize: All-Flash Arrays Can Fit Within Hybrid Storage Infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, ESG surveyed 373 IT decision makers responsible for their organizations' data storage environments and the results pointed to a hierarchy of needs. Read on to find out the top seven features IT decisions want from their solid state storage solution.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

Achieving Flash Storage Nirvana: Yes, You Can Have it All
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Flash is good but on its own, it won't solve data bottlenecks or storage management conflicts with critical apps. It's important for organizations to use flash combination with predictive analytics which can spot and thwart these challenges. Access now to learn more about the benefits of a flash-predictive analytics combination.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Nimble Storage

DCIG Buyer's Guide for Midmarket Enterprise Storage Arrays
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: The DCIG 2016-17 Midmarket Enterprise Storage Array Buyer's Guide serves the needs of the midmarket technology buyer, collecting data on 17 of the top products in the industry and presenting that data in easy-to-consume one-page summaries. The analyst firm focused its evaluation on storage arrays with a maximum raw storage capacity of 500TB.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Tegile

Midmarket Enterprise Storage Array Buyers Guide
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide details the top ranking storage arrays from 10 storage providers. Access now to quickly compare their features and to find the storage solution that best suits your needs.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Aug 2016

Pure Storage

Unlock the Full Performance of Your Servers with Parallel I/O Software
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about parallel I/O – a dynamic solution that harnesses available cores allowing execution of multiple threads of I/O simultaneously. Read on to learn how it works, why it matters and its best uses.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 04 Aug 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

FlashStack Converged Infrastructure for SAP
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an affordable, scalable all-flash converged infrastructure solution that will accelerate and protect SAP deployments.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Pure Storage

All-flash Performance. Instant Recovery.
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: One of the market's leading independent solid-state array vendors has developed a solution that offers fast and reliable block storage for your production data, as well as local snapshots. Check out this white paper to learn how you can modernize your virtualized data center with all-flash performance, automated backup, and instant recovery.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 11 Jul 2016

Pure Storage

3 Data Protection Case Studies: Boost Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Data protection is a difficult topic to tackle, but a new day is dawning on backup, replication, and recovery. Access now to explore the use of a platform that is intuitive, simple, robust and dynamically scalable. Learn about a solution that is highly versatile and applicable to almost any data protection scenario.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Pure Storage

IT Transformation Trends: Flash Storage as a Strategic IT Asset
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper to learn how to use flash storage as a strategic asset to improve data center operations and support transition to cloud-run applications. Learn how to develop an effective all-flash array strategy to reap its benefits without breaking your budget.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Pure Storage

Imagine an All-Flash Data Center
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This infographic covers four ways you must adjust your data protection strategies in an all-flash environment to ensure the safety of your data. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Supercharge your Apps with All-Flash Storage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Uncover must-know strategies for migrating from spinning disk in this exclusive white paper. Inside learn which alternative to consider, how to find a system that offers the right set of abilities, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Flash Revelations From 1,000 Storage Users: Workload Performance and Adoption Sentiment
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover how 1,000 expert storage users responded to the question, "What surprises have you experienced since you started deploying flash storage in your organization?" and assess how well flash pairs with VDI, big data, Microsoft SQL Server, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

EMC Unity: Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides recommended best practice guidelines for installing and configuring EMC Unity systems for best performance. Access now to learn configuration and usage recommendations for Unity storage systems in general use cases.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Dell EMC

EMC Unity: Right-sized Storage for the Midrange Market
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: SMB buyers in the midrange market are getting shafted by storage hardware options supposedly designed with them in mind. Access this white paper to discover the real storage needs of SMB buyers and learn about one storage platform aimed to truly meet these needs.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016 | Published: 27 Jun 2016

Dell EMC

Evergreen Storage: A New Approach
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this report the data growth and challenges of enterprise storage environments today. Access now to learn the top 10 biggest storage challenges, and how solid-state storage is addressing these obstacles.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Pure Storage

2016 State of Storage for Virtualized Enterprises
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This year, 49% of respondents to a State of Storage study declared manageability their biggest concern – a 10% jump from last year! With virtualization changing the way we manage storage, numerous pains have popped up. Access this white paper to reap knowledge from feedback on these pains and concerns.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

Tintri

Financing the IBM FlashSystem Family and Accelerate Your IT Transformation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A successful flash system financing plan is key to ensuring acceleration of IT transformation and preserve credit lines for other needs. Discover how to effectively align your expenses with anticipated project benefits, adapt to growing capacity, and lower total cost of ownership with strategic financing.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

All-Flash Storage in EHR and VDI: Lowering Costs, Improving Quality of Care
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: How can health care providers modernize their infrastructure under constrained budgets? All-flash storage is proving a favorable investment with an average $1M increase in profitability over 3 years. Access this white paper to learn about the cost-saving benefits of all-flash storage in healthcare, particularly for EHR and VDI.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Pure Storage

Innovation and Choice for Meditech
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Businesses have been stuck in clumsy storage cycle, pushing organizations to check out cloud based options. But these are limited by strict regulations of data security-control. You may need is a cloud-like cost model with the security of an onsite solution. Read this white paper to learn about one such solution.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Pure Storage

Top Reasons why Customers Deploy Unity
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the top 10 most desirable traits in a flash storage system and dives into the capabilities of one system that offers all 10.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 09 Jun 2016

Dell EMC

IBM FlashSystem A9000: An All-Flash Grid Storage Breakthrough
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a new all-flash grid storage option from IBM that can meet the ever-increasing demands of large enterprises in terms of performance, scalability, ease-of-use, and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

IBM

Deliver a Superior VDI Experience with Flash Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: All-flash storage systems can deliver superior end-user VDI performance by resolving slow end-user performance and long log-in times caused by traditional disk-based storage. Discover the range of benefits offered by all-flash storage, including data reduction, mission-critical resiliency, simplified management, and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

Pure Storage

Flash Insights and Revelations From 1,000 Storage Users
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this insightful white paper, uncover how 1047 experienced users feel about flash when presented with the question: "What surprises have you experienced since you started deploying flash storage in your organization?" Inside learn what they truly feel about flash and discover things you may have not known prior.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Supercharge Your Apps With All-Flash Storage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why flash has become the go-to storage hardware for enterprises on all fronts. Read on and see why flash is more affordable, offers greater flexibility, and enables businesses to take on far more complex workloads.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Data Reduction Methods for the All-Flash Data Center
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide reveals how thin provisioning, deduplication, and compression can provide two major benefits to your data center. Also, learn about the alternative to reduction: native capacity.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Micron Technology
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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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