ANZ Storage Magazine ezine June 2015
All-flash storage arrays (AFAs) come of age
Once upon a time storage was magnetic. For corporate server farms or archiving systems the medium of choice was either spinning magnetic disks or, for some specialist applications, cartridges of magnetic tape.
In the intervening years, SSD (solid state disks) have become more popular in laptops and desktop machines because of their speed and resistance to physical damage. But pricing and other concerns kept such drives out of the corporate storage arena for a long time. But this is changing and organisations in ANZ are riding with it.
Read how AFAs are being used today in ANZ.
Also in this issue
- All-flash arrays, NAND engineering among 2014 flash highlights
- OpenStack storage options are not the only ones available
- Storage an investment magnet as 2014 funding soars to $1.79bn