Latest flash publications

Micron launches 5100 series data centre flash drives

Micron Technology Corporation has announced the release of a new series of 5100 data centre flash modules, promising that the line will represent the highest-density SATA SSD in the data centre sector. The range includes: the 5100 ECO, at 480GB, 960GB, 1.9TB, 3.84TB and (imminent) 7.86TB; the 5100 PRO, at 240GB, 480GB, 960GB, 3.84TB; and… Read More

Seagate introduces record-breaking 60TB SSD

Seagate has launched the world’s highest capacity solid state flash drive (SSD). The 60TB drive is the latest addition in the storage firm’s data centre solutions portfolio, and is streaks ahead of nearest competitor Samsung’s 15TB drive. Seagate claims that the new SAS SSD holds twice the density and four times the capacity of the next… Read More

The all-Flash data centre: roadblocks to reality

Laurence James, Products, Alliances and Solutions Manager at NetApp, wonders what is holding up a pending milestone in data centre development… Within our corner of the storage industry, the idea of a data centre entirely built on Flash has in circulation for quite a while, built upon and aspired to – yet it has remained some… Read More

Safari 10 blocks Flash, defaults to HTML5

Apple has dealt another blow to the already crippled Adobe Flash Player, turning off the old media plugin by default for its new Safari 10 browser. With the launch of Apple’s Mac OS Sierra, the tech giant confirmed that Flash, and other legacy plugins, such as Java and Silverlight, will no longer be available. Safari… Read More

10 years of Kryder’s Law: how flash will shape the next 10 years

Laurence James, Products, Alliance and Solutions Manager at NetApp, looks at the future of Flash storage and Kryder’s Law… Flash storage is now ubiquitous in the enterprise. Introduced to the IT market over thirty years ago, it has become the go-to storage of choice over the past decade. It’s everywhere, from the world of consumer… Read More