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Flash Memory Summit: E8 Storage Launches E8-X24 Centralized NVMe Appliance
E8 Storage Systems Ltd. announced its E8-X24 centralized NVMe appliance, which utilizes dual port Intel Corp.‘s Optane SSDs to deliver storage performance and ultra-low latency for mission-critical applications.
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Four Flash Memory Trends Influencing the Development of Tomorrow’s All-flash Arrays
The annual Flash Memory Summit is where vendors reveal to the world the future of storage technology. Many companies announced innovative products and technical advances at last week’s 2017 Flash Memory Summit that give enterprises a good understanding of what to expect from today’s all-flash products today as well as a glimpse into tomorrow’s products. These previews into the next generation of flash products revealed four flash memory trends sure to influence the development of the next generation of all-flash arrays.
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Future of Flash from Flash Memory Summit: Where there’s smoke, there’s fire
Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2017 just wrapped up last week in beautiful Santa Clara, California. While I have added the list of official winners from the show below, the biggest unofficial winner of the week might have been the bar in the lobby of the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency Hotel. For those of you who did not attend, a fire in one of booths closed the entire expo floor for the length of the event. No one was injured, and you can read more about it here, but the bottom line is that the combo of fire and water is not good for technology. And… attendees had to go somewhere to discuss all things flash, and the bar was as good of a place as any.
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News Bits: Excelero, Broadcom, E8, Intel, Microsemi, Attala, Mellanox, NodeSource, AppDynamics, & More
This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content not the impact they have. Excelero’s NVMesh is validated on Broadcom NetXtreme BCM57414 NIC. E8’s X24 leverages Intel Optane SSDs. Attala and Microsemi partner on industry’s first NVMeF compliant with DMTF Redfish and SNIA Swordfish.
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Flash Memory Summit 2017: Flash really on fire
Any claims that “flash is on fire” at Flash Memory Summit 2017 this week drew awkward glances, nervous laughs or groans. That’s because one flash system literally caught fire, causing the exhibition hall at the Santa Clara Convention Center to close for the entire show.
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Where's the bloody flare gun? Cast adrift on a swirling gyre of storage
Bobbing around the Sargasso Sea of storage news this week we see cast-off sandals, bits of plastic, seaweed… oh, what’s that?! A lifeboat? No, just some Flash Memory Summit jetsam. Let’s dive in and see what we have.
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Flash Memory Summit 2017 On Fire This Year... Literally
At the Flash Memory Summit at the Santa Clara Convention Center this year, NVMe technology was a mainstream theme. IDC research indicates that 48% of enterprises already have NVMe deployed in some manner in their IT shops, but 99%+ of this is as local storage that was purchased after market and configured into PCIe slots on commodity x86 servers.
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E8 Storage Wins Second FMS Innovation Award
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 10, 2017 — Flash Memory Summit (Booth 113) – E8 Storage today announced the company took home the “Best of Show” award for the Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application: “E8-D24 NVMe Flash Array Solves Analytics Data Performance Challenges for Financial Firms.” The award was presented to E8 Storage at a ceremony during the 2017 Flash Memory Summit Wednesday evening, marking the second consecutive year the company received an innovation award at the Flash Memory Summit.
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