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Flash for Files

Flash-based storage systems continue to make inroads into the enterprise. Initially those inroads started as flash systems targeted at improving database response time. Then it spread to virtual workloads to alleviate the IO blender. Now, flash storage is on the

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Seagate’s Kinetic Drives improve Cloud Storage TCO and Performance

In an earlier column we talked about the world’s insatiable appetite for storage and the gap between projected demand and supply of that capacity. In response to this demand disk drive companies are thinking beyond the drive, to the array

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Seagate plans 20TB Hard Drives… but we’ll still need more!

At their second Industry Analyst Cloud Summit in San Francisco last week, Seagate shared some information that we’ve heard many times: the amount of data being created is almost incomprehensible. But they said something that many probably haven’t heard before:

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