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September 24, 2019
Western Digital makes an abrupt exit from the storage systems business, while DataDirect Networks continues its storage portfolio growth with IntelliFlash platform.
August 13, 2018
Kaminario storage continues to push farther and farther away from its reliance on purpose-built hardware. The all-flash vendor has qualified its consumption-based Cloud Fabric software for Western ...
July 19, 2018
DataDirect Networks sees Tintri's analytics and flash capabilities as an entry point to the enterprise, but Tintri customers remain in the dark about their storage vendor's fate.
June 29, 2018
A new round of Tintri layoffs has cost 200 people their jobs, including its top sales executive, as the hybrid vendor winds down operations. The move leaves Tintri with about 40 to 50 ...
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Cost and scaling limits mean planar NAND flash as we know it will slowly cede its pre-eminent place in the memory hierarchy to emerging technologies such as 3D XPoint. Continue Reading
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HPE's memory-driven approach addresses DRAM and NAND limitations by incorporating storage class memory technology into the storage infrastructure. Continue Reading
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Virtual desktop environments can strain conventional hard drive storage systems, but strategically placed solid-state storage devices can boost performance. Continue Reading
Find out how to address VDI performance issues that occur during boot storms or login storms with flash cards; SSD; or software solutions, such as Atlantis Computing’s ILIO. Continue Reading