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flash applianceA self-contained flash storage system comprising solid state flash drives (SSDs). A flash appliance is designed for SSDs and is more space efficient in a datacenter than a storage array that can also accommodate hard disks. Flash appliances may also feature RAID striping, replication and deduplication. The terms flash appliance and "flash array" are used synonymously. See flash array, RAID and deduplication.
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The company's ViSX family of Networked Flash appliances
is based on a 100% solid state flash technology that cost-effectively delivers a high number of sustained IOPS to dramatically increase application performance.
TMS is still the only company to offer a complete SAN Flash appliance
in a single 1U chassis.
ViSX G3 is a patented, purpose-built, network-based flash appliance
for provisioning high performance datastores that are shareable by all virtual machines, across all servers, across pervasively deployed Ethernet networks.