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News Flash—Flash Storage Isn’t As Expensive As You Think

Increase Performance without Increasing Costs

by Kurt Hildebrand | 02.27.15

Flash storage offers dramatically faster performance over traditional spinning magnetic disk storage technology, but many enterprises have postponed adoption of it because of cost concerns. But it’s not as expensive as you think.

“When the storage efficiency techniques and the ability to safely use lower-cost memory are combined, all-flash storage systems can typically match the price of high-performance, tier 1, HDD-based storage systems,” says Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst George Crump. “What’s more, they’re now working their way into the price-band of tier 2 storage systems.”

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Flash Arrays or Spinning Disks: Why Not Both?

When the Hybrid Approach Is the Best Approach

by Kurt Hildebrand | 01.16.15

Both flash and traditional spinning disk drives have to perform the same job. So what’s the difference, and why would you choose one over the other as you migrate to a modern storage environment? Read on for the benefits of each—and what combining them could do for your storage infrastructure.

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