Week of 25 Nov 2013 LSI releases dual interface flash controller, 12 Gbps SAS cards (25 Nov 2013)
LSI released its SandForce 3700 flash controller with support for PCIe and SATA interfaces, and also completed its MegaRAID 12 Gbps SAS product line.
Week of 11 Nov 2013 EMC belatedly joins all-flash array field with XtremIO (14 Nov 2013)
EMC's fast storage array took the slow route to market, but XtremIO all-flash array became available today after 18 months of development.
Week of 21 Oct 2013 NHL's San Jose Sharks pick all-flash storage array over hybrid (25 Oct 2013)
The IT director for the NHL's San Jose Sharks wanted to give equal performance throughout his company, so he picked an all-flash storage array.
Week of 14 Oct 2013 Violin goes native with Microsoft on all-flash arrays (18 Oct 2013)
Violin tunes its all-flash arrays to work with Microsoft Windows Servers 2012 R2 and reduce latency when running apps such as SQL Server and Exchange.
Fusion-io launches products from its NexGen Storage acquisition. Its SPX bundle combines an ioControl hybrid appliance with server flash.
Coho Data targets storage scalability issues (15 Oct 2013)
Coho Data comes out of stealth with Coho DataStream object-storage array with commodity hardware, MLC PCIe flash and a software-controlled switch.
Week of 07 Oct 2013 Dell pushes flash Compellent storage array into service (11 Oct 2013)
Dell gets into the all-flash game with Compellent storage array that mixes SLC and MLC drives with the option of using hard drives in hybrid setup.
Week of 30 Sep 2013 County expands VDI environment with 'flash first' hybrid storage array (04 Oct 2013)
Bartholomew County, Ind. increased its virtual desktop infrastructure seats with a Tintri VMstore T540 hybrid storage array that mixes SSD and HDD.
Week of 23 Sep 2013 Micron adds RPMC support to NOR flash devices for improved security (26 Sep 2013)
Micron announced its Replay-Protection Monotonic Counter (RPMC) feature is now available for its serial NOR flash memory devices.
Nimbus all-flash array posts VDI storage benchmark numbers that support $40 per desktop claim, before FC SAN costs are added.
QLogic FlexSuite adapters offer PCIe 3.0 support (26 Sep 2013)
QLogic recently announced that its FlexSuite adapters offer PCIe 3.0 support for servers with the latest Intel Xeon processors.
Week of 16 Sep 2013 Violin Memory Maestro software can migrate data from disk to flash arrays (20 Sep 2013)
Violin Memory Maestro software tiers and accelerates data between solid-state and disk-based storage to make it easier to switch to all-flash arrays.
The University of Colorado's dental school turned to a hybrid flash array from Tegile to meet high IOPS demands.
Dot Hill Systems announces patented method to safeguard data and preserve cache in the event of power loss, while Mushkin expands its SSD line.
Week of 09 Sep 2013 Cisco storage move threatens server, array vendors (11 Sep 2013)
Cisco's $451-million Whiptail acquisition gives it flash technology, but will the company's storage encroachment turn off long-time array partners?
Western Digital will add more pieces to its flash portfolio with Virident Systems acquisition. Will HDD rival Seagate chase its own SSD technology?
Week of 02 Sep 2013 LC Technology offers SSD utility update (04 Sep 2013)
LC Technology updates its Solid State Doctor SSD utility suite, including overprovisioning, cloning and TRIM support for Windows users.
Week of 26 Aug 2013 NAND flash, SSD price drops slow as chip supply tightens (27 Aug 2013)
NAND flash revenue expected to soar 20% to 25% in 2013, but NAND and SSD price drops will slow as chip supply tightens and demand increases.
Smart's ULLtraDIMM flash storage boards let users connect flash storage directly to the memory channel, blurring the line between storage and memory.