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Can All-Flash Eliminate IT Silos?

In a recent customer profile “All-Flash in Real Life: CMA – XtremIO Database Consolidation Case Study” Storage Switzerland did an extensive interview with CMA, a leading healthcare application service provider for Medicaid payments, systems processing, and data analytics. During that

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All-Flash in Real Life: CMA – XtremIO Database Consolidation Case Study

Executive Summary When it comes to business transformation, numbers matter. For CMA, a leading healthcare application service provider for Medicaid payments systems processing and data analytics, the integration of EMC XtremIO led to a transformation of their workloads, their infrastructure,

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Non-disruptive Flash – How important is it?

Recently EMC announced that they were upgrading the storage software that drives their XtremIO to be able to compress and deduplicate data. This is an important addition, since not all data benefits from deduplication, databases being a good example. But

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XtremIO update at Flash Memory Summit

One of the headlines at this years Flash Memory Summit was the much broader participation  of the traditional storage vendors. Dell, IBM, Hitachi and HP were all there. Not to be left out, EMC also had a presence and we

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VMAX Made Easy

We concluded our full day of briefings at EMC by meeting with the VMAX product team. The VMAX product family represents EMC’s top of the line, enterprise class storage solution. While there are some similarities between the midrange VNX and

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EMC Briefing Day – EMC Converges The Infrastructure With ScaleIO

Yesterday, Storage Switzerland was at EMC for a day full of briefings from various groups within EMC. First up on the agenda within the Emerging Technology Division was ScaleIO, a company that EMC acquired earlier this year. ScaleIO allows EMC

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