Friday, June 18, 2021

HP offers all-SSD option on array

Solid-state hard drives are catching on well enough with enterprises and data centres that Hewlett-Packard is now selling an all-SSD version of its 3PAR P10000 array, according to this article from InfoWorld.

Being able to deploy SSDs throughout the P10000 could save data-center space in some cases, HP argues. That’s because hybrid arrays that offer only a part of their capacity for SSDs can force IT shops to buy more arrays just to get the amount of solid-state capacity they need.
 
On the other hand, a year ago we ran a story about a survey done by a data recovery firm which mentioned  57 per cent of respondents who used SSDs had suffered a data loss incident. Clearly if you’re going to invest in solid-state drives a good backup system is essential. And all organizations have one, right? …

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Howard Solomon
Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com

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