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Emerging Vendors 2017: Storage Startups You Need To Know
E8 Storage develops high-performance, low-latency flash storage systems and storage management software. The company’s systems, including the recently debuted E8-X24 centralized NVMe appliance, targets mission-critical applications such as financial trading, real-time analytics and web-based services.
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The power of E8
E8 Storage technology update at Storage Field Day 14 was impressive. Out of the several next generation NVMe storage technologies I have explored so far, E8 came out as the most complete. It was no surprise that they won the “Best of Show” in the Flash Memory Summits for the “Most Innovative Flash Memory Technology” in 2016 and “Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application” for 2017.
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Storage Field Day 14 Preview: E8 Storage
I initially held off reviewing E8 Storage as we had a podcast scheduled with CEO Zivan Ori, which went live last Friday.  Rather than make assumptions about the technology, I wanted to ensure I was giving some credit to the architecture.  I’m glad I did wait because there were one or two fundamentals I hadn’t fully understood.
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19 Flash Storage Products Heating Up The Storage Market
The Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, Calif., was the place to be for the latest in flash storage and flash memory technology, with vendors showing off the latest in all-flash arrays, SSDs, persistent memory, components, and even the software to manage flash performance.
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E8 dodges NVMe/controller bottleneck with server processing
Startup E8 announces v2 of its NVMe-based products with LUNs, Raid and thin provisioning as it sidesteps the NVMe-controller bottleneck by offloading processing to app servers
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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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