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The Maturing of Flash Storage

Chris Evans from Architecting IT comments:

It’s interesting reading the comments that we’re added to my post of last week, discussing the summary of all flash arrays, initially started by Vaughn Stewart and continued by HP storage guy Calvin Zito.

Unsurprisingly, most of the negativity came from EMC and their resellers, who are defending a late entrance into the market.  They have focused their comments on the technical excellence of their solution, rather than discussing what customers actually want.  Let’s move on from that; over the last 5 years since flash became part of mainstream enterprise storage, we have seen an evolving picture.  how have things changed?

Flash has gone from being a lab experiment to the newest thing your startup can’t be without. Given the number of companies that have an all-flash solution or are looking to acquire one, it’s a safe bet that flash has finally grown up.

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