Five Reasons Why HDD Is Dead and SSD Is Taking Over

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SSD read/write speeds, durability and longevity are too good to ignore. Unlike HDDs, which have mechanical parts that can break down or wear out, SSDs can last for many years without the need for continual rip and replace.

Until recently, Flash-optimized Fibre channel storage has been extremely expensive to implement and many organizations were priced out of the procurement cycle.  According to Gartner, however, the solid-state drive (SSD) market is expected to grow from some $390 million in 2012 to more than $4 billion in 2016. Emulex, a provider of hardware and software solutions for network connectivity, monitoring and management, offers five reasons why.


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