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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® V9000: Value Dimensions of 3
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
RESOURCE: Check out this brief infographic to see for yourself how FlashSystem V9000 can be easily integrated with scalable performance for less than the comparative cost of disk. View now to learn more.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Avnet Technology Solutions

How IP-Only AB uses Flash to Pack 3X more VMs on Their Servers
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
CASE STUDY: In the following case study, learn how Swedish internet and telecoms operator, IP-Only AB, was able to run three times more virtual machines on the same servers, improving profitability. View now and see how you can benefit as well.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Mar 2016

Avnet Technology Solutions

New Flash Technologies Overcome Barriers to Widespread Adoption
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper from IDC, learn why hybrid flash arrays are becoming so popular among enterprises. Read on to learn about the changing marketplace, considerable vendor offerings, and much more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The 4 S's of Successful Cloud & Hosting Services
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: View this infographic to learn how cloud and hosting providers are keeping pace with growing demands by utilizing the various, intrinsic abilities of all-flash-arrays. Access now and see how this technology can benefit your business as well.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Mar 2016

SolidFire

All-Flash Arrays Offer Industry-Leading Performance and Enduring Economics
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: What if you could cut storage costs while actually improving performance and scalability? This brief resource describes how an all-flash storage system can accelerate multiple workloads and help you reduce costs, increase revenue, and improve customer satisfaction.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Avnet Technology Solutions

Redefining the Economics of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes a cost-effective strategy for companies to achieve the high performance and scalability of enterprise storage. Read on to discover how you can attain the performance that only SSD can provide, at a lower cost.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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

IBM FlashSystem Accelerates IBM DB2 Workloads
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the benefits of deploying IBM DB2 workloads on IBM FlashSystems to enable the greatest cost-effective performance out of your database.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Avnet Technology Solutions

Accelerating High-Performance OpenStack Deployments with EMC XtremIO All-Flash Storage and VMware
sponsored by EMC XtremIO
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper examines the ins and outs of how to accelerate high-performance OpenStack deployments by using all-flash arrays and VMware.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

EMC XtremIO

Consolidating and Protecting Virtualized Enterprise Applications with EMC XtremIO
sponsored by EMC XtremIO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the components, design, functionality, and advantages of hosting a VMware-based, multi-site virtual server infrastructure consisting of consolidated, virtualized enterprise applications on the EMC XtremIO All-Flash array.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

EMC XtremIO

Flash Technology Predictions 2016
sponsored by Kaminario
EGUIDE: In the following exclusive e-guide, hear from our experts in regards to solid-state storage predictions for 2016. Inside learn about adoption trends, what SSD is doing to the high-speed disk market, and see for yourself where you should take flash initiatives moving forward.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

Kaminario

Why Flash Outperforms HDDs for any Application
sponsored by Kaminario
EGUIDE: When you compare flash to HDDs, the results are fairly conclusive: Flash outperformance HDDS in virtually every workload application. But why is that? Find out in this exclusive guide from our experts at searchSolidStateStorage.com.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

Kaminario

Virtual Server Performance – Why Solid-State Storage Isn’t Enough
sponsored by SolidFire
RESOURCE CENTER: View the following expert resource to hear from Brien M. Posey as he reveals the how Storage QoS can help alleviate virtual server performance and can help drive longevity with flash storage upgrades. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

SolidFire

Flash Without Downtime
sponsored by SolidFire
RESOURCE CENTER: In the following exclusive resource, hear from George Crump, Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland as he gives insight into how scale-out flash storage can enable a storage environment without downtime. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

SolidFire

Scaling Oracle 12c Database Performance with EMC XtremIO
sponsored by EMC XtremIO
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, learn how EMC's XtremIO storage array offers the performance and scaling flexibility needed to handle even the most demanding Oracle database requirements.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

EMC XtremIO

Powering the Next-Generation Data Center With All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by SolidFire
RESOURCE CENTER: In this expert resource, hear from George Crump, Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland, as he reveals why all-flash storage arrays will be leading the way to the next-generation data center. Read on and uncover the other pressing factors that need to be addressed with the next-gen data center transformation and more.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

SolidFire

The End of the Forklift Upgrade With Scale-Out Storage
sponsored by SolidFire
RESOURCE CENTER: In this expert resource, learn how scale-out storage has effectively put an end to the need of the forklift upgrade. View now and see for yourself the positive implications of scale-out options and learn how you can keep your systems up-to-date without the need for a serverlift.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

SolidFire

The Benefits of an All-Flash Scale-Out Storage Infrastructure
sponsored by SolidFire
RESOURCE CENTER: In this expert resource, learn why scale-out AFAs are a better choice than scale-up AFAs to avoid capacity limitations. Access now and see how this deployment method can both solve the initial resource and performance dilemma, all while positioning your organization for strategic storage architecture in future initiatives.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

SolidFire

Scale-out Storage and Falling Flash Prices
sponsored by SolidFire
RESOURCE CENTER: In the following expert resource, discover how scale-out systems support nodes of different capacities in the same cluster. View now and learn how these types of systems can help you take advantage of the falling cost of flash.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

SolidFire

Why Is All-Flash Adoption Growing So Fast?
sponsored by SolidFire
RESOURCE CENTER: In the following exclusive resource, uncover why so many IT professionals are choosing all-flash arrays over other deployment methods for flash. Read on to learn what to look for when selecting an appropriate AFA and see for yourself how the technology will support your next-generation enterprise.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

SolidFire

EMC Availability for Extreme Performance of Microsoft SQL Server
sponsored by EMC XtremIO
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the advantages of deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and 2014 database failover clusters on EMC XtremIO all-flash array.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

EMC XtremIO

The Economic Value Calculator for an Accelerated, All-Flash Storage Appliance
sponsored by IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: This online calculating tool demonstrates the cost competitiveness and economic value of flash storage vs. traditional solutions using three different workloads. Access now to see the financial impact of utilizing flash to support your enterprise's workloads.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

IBM

New Flash System's Transformative Power Accelerates Big Data Analytics
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: In this resource, learn how to accelerate big data analytics in your organization by utilizing the transformative value of IBM's storage solutions like FlashSystem. Read on to prepare for the specific IT challenges you may face as you enable or improve analytics within your enterprise.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

IBM

Chief Technologist Andy Walls Examines FlashSystem V9000
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this video, Chief Technologist of IBM Flash Systems, Andy Walls, introduces and demonstrates a premier all-flash, tier-1 storage product, IBM FlashSystem V9000. Tune in to discover a feature rich storage system that will help future proof your business' infrastructure with scaling capabilities to over 2PB in a single rack.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 27 Feb 2015

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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