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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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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

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

Keys to Business Success with All-Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers insights for business success with all-flash storage based on user reviews. Read on to learn how to build a business case for all-flash and the implications of issues such as integration with existing infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2016

NetApp

All Flash Storage for Dummies
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Traditional storage solutions are no longer able to fulfill the requirements of our always on business environments. In this comprehensive special edition eBook, learn about all flash storage – a cost-effective, high performing system that is replacing disk systems as the preferred storage infrastructure for virtualized environments.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2016

NetApp

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

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

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

Powering Big Data Analytics
sponsored by IBM Tectight
WHITE PAPER: In the following infographic, learn about the advantages of deploying your analytics systems on all-flash arrays. View now and see for yourself how flash-based analytics can deliver, better quality, faster insights, improved performance and efficiency, and more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

IBM Tectight

4 Reasons to Use All-Flash Storage to Consolidate Cloud Applications
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource provides 4 reasons to use an all-flash storage platform to consolidate applications in private and hybrid cloud environments. Read on to learn how this strategy can allow you to reduce total cost of ownership, improve performance and application availability, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Accelerate Your Enterprise Storage for the Cloud Era
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert white paper explains why hybrid storage solutions aren't able to support cloud computing and describes how all-flash storage can drive business growth and agility in the cloud era. Discover the key features to look for when deciding on a storage platform to suit the needs of cloud environments.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Proven HFA Vendor Nimble Storage Achieving Rapid Success in the AFA Market
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Now offered as hybrid flash array (HFA) and all-flash array (AFA), consumers can now mix and match these platforms to best fit their needs and budgets. In this white paper, learn 4 key considerations that will help leverage HFA and AFA flash types and take a closer look at one of the top flash market leaders.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Nimble Storage

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

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

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

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

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

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

All-Flash Storage Strategies for Getting From Now to Next
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can implement all-flash storage to meet the rising user expectations for enterprise apps. Uncover how this storage technology can ensure you don't have to make tradeoffs between scalability, performance, and cost-efficiency.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Kaminario

Overcoming the Obstacles to the All Flash Data Center
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Achieving all-flash is like climbing a mountain – it requires planning, organization and hard work but the journey doesn't have to be painful. Access this eBook to learn concrete steps that will help you reach your goal of all flash in a cost-effective and non-disruptive way.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Nimble 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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