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Architected for better NVMe performance

A few months ago, Dell/EMC published benchmark figures against Pure, touting the strength of their Unity arrays against Pure’s all-flash…

The Proof is in the … Record-Breaking Benchmark with NVMe and 100GbE

This past week all of us at E8 Storage have been celebrating a big benchmark, in more ways than one!…
New Innovations From Our Partners
Author: Stuart Campbell, Platform Architect
At E8 Storage, we are always excited about new NVMe platforms and SSDs that we see coming to market from our partners.  The news this week from AIC and Samsung on the new Mission Peak platform being shown at UK Cloud Expo is no exception.
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Delivering Amazing Write Performance with E8-D24
Author: Danny Melamed, Director R&D
We learn from our customers and prospects all the time, especially as we dive into their application use cases and their workflows.  Each application that our customers are running have different I/O profiles, some of which are very different from the typical 90% read / 10% write typically found in many installations.
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Deploying Shared NVMe with E8 Storage and IBM Spectrum Scale
Author: Ron Herrmann, Director of Sales Engineering
E8 Storage recently published record breaking SPEC SFS™2014 performance results with IBM Spectrum Scale™ (aka GPFS), proving that our innovative software architecture delivers high performance and low latency.  This was a big milestone for E8 Storage and our partnership with IBM, and it allows us to provide Customers a solution to tackle high performance file based workloads.
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The Proof is in the … Record-Breaking Benchmark with NVMe and 100GbE
Author: Julie Herd, Director Technical Marketing
This past week all of us at E8 Storage have been celebrating a big benchmark, in more ways than one!  After a lot of hard work on many fronts (including from our partners at IBM Spectrum Scale), E8 Storage has published its first ever public benchmark result!
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What Customers are Saying about E8 Storage
Author: Julie Herd, Director Technical Marketing
Last week, E8 Storage partnered with Intel to bring our EMEA customers together for an amazing afternoon at the Ritz London to learn about how they can “Accelerate Their Data Hungry Applications.”   We provided a preview of the event in our blog last week, and we are happy to report that the event went off without a hitch! The blog last week previewed much of the content, so let’s jump right in with the highlights of the day.
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Putting On the Ritz!
Author: Julie Herd, Director Technical Marketing
Our team has been working hard to orchestrate an extraordinary customer experience for our EMEA customers (and potential customers) at the Ritz London today. We’ve partnered with Intel to show enterprises how they can “Accelerate Their Data Hungry Applications” This will be E8 Storage’s first dedicated customer event, one of many more to come. Here are the highlights of the day.
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Ethernet will win again!
Author: Ron Herrmann, Director of Sales Engineering
Back in the 90s, I was with one of the early networking companies, Chipcom, and we sold all the “current” technologies – token-ring, ATM and Ethernet. Ethernet ended up beating them all – it was simple to configure and just plain worked (I remember how ironic it was that ATM switches had a 10M Ethernet management port!). Ethernet was also far less expensive than token-ring or ATM. Low-cost combined with simplicity and reliability; it’s a winning combination every time.
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Who Needs E8 Storage? – Part II
Author: Bill Quigley, Sales Engineer
So, what kinds of enterprises can benefit the most from E8 Storage’s technology? This blog post – along with one posted about a week ago – might help readers answer the question of whether E8 Storage’s groundbreaking new storage architecture is something that they should keep on their planning horizon, and whether it’s something that can make them the hero for their team.
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Who Needs E8 Storage? – Part I
Author: Bill Quigley, Sales Engineer
I’ve been in the storage industry for a very long time, and in my time in this industry, I’ve worked for a slew of startups. I’ve long since acknowledged that I can only work for companies where I can remember everybody’s name and what they do. Even though this limits me to companies of 100 employees or fewer, it works for me and I enjoy it.
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Here and gone in a flash – FMS 2017 Wrap Up
Author: Julie Herd, Director of Technical Marketing
It happens to everyone.  You get caught up in your day to day routine, focused on getting the job done in time for the tradeshow.  The details vie for your attention, and you find yourself inspecting the leaves on the tree to make sure they’re all in their proper place.
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Validating Our Performance with ESG Labs
Author: Julie Herd, Director of Technical Marketing
In a competitive market like enterprise flash storage, with new vendors and products popping up (and also becoming extinct) at a brisk pace, how is a company supposed to make an informed decision about which solution is best for their needs?
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Is it memory or is it E8 Storage?
Author: Ron Herrmann, Director of Sales Engineering, E8 Storage
One of the hottest technologies hitting the market is “storage class memory,” or SCM SSDs.  Intel was the first to come out with their new Optane SSDs, based on 3D Xpoint technology, which offers latency that is closer to RAM than SSD. How can this speed affect your applications?
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