Five Reasons Why HDD Is Dead and SSD Is Taking Over

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Click through for five reasons why HDD is being replaced by SSD technology, as identified by Emulex, a provider of hardware and software solutions for network connectivity, monitoring and management.

Topics : Fujitsu, Storage Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Virtual Tape Library, InfiniBand

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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