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Critical Capabilities for Solid-State Arrays

Published: 01 December 2020

Summary

Solid-state arrays are the primary external enterprise storage solution for demanding, transaction-oriented primary storage workloads associated with structured data. I&O leaders should evaluate 18 SSA product families across high-impact use cases.

Included in Full Research

  • DDN Tintri IntelliFlash
  • DDN Tintri VMstore EC6000
  • Dell EMC PowerMax
  • Dell EMC PowerStore
  • FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS AF Series
  • Hitachi VSP 5000 Series
  • Hitachi VSP E990
  • HPE Nimble Storage All-Flash Series
  • HPE Primera
  • Huawei OceanStor Dorado V6 Series
  • Huawei OceanStor F V5 Series
  • IBM DS8900F Series
  • IBM FlashSystem
  • Inspur HF5000
  • NetApp AFF A-Series
  • NetApp SolidFire Series
  • Pure Storage FlashArray //C Series
  • Pure Storage FlashArray //X Series
  • Performance
  • Storage Efficiency
  • RAS
  • Scalability
  • Ecosystem
  • Multitenancy and Security
  • Manageability
  • Online Transaction Processing
  • Server Virtualization and VDI
  • Containers
  • Application Consolidation

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