Startup Gridstore Inc. has re-architected its storage arrays, shifting from a scale-out network-attached storage design to block storage optimized for improving performance with Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors.
EMC came early to enterprise flash storage, shipping its first product in 2008, and it’s still increasing its investment in the hot technology. More than half its new R&D expenditures are going into flash, and just nine months ago the company formed a division dedicated to it.
Shares of solid-state storage vendor Violin Memory plunged more than 17 percent on the company’s first day of trading, but analysts said the market for flash storage remains hot.
Metalogix, the leading provider of content infrastructure software to improve the use and performance of enterprise content on Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange, File and Cloud platforms, today announced the industry’s first dynamic email management suite to transparently migrate, store, secure and protect email and file content for on premises and hybrid cloud environments.
One of the major hurdles to public cloud and object storage adoption has been cleared with the emergence of the Amazon Simple Storage application programming interface as a de facto standard.
It matters where you put your cache. Caching - as in the use of DRAM or flash to accelerate IO - should live closest to the application making use of it.