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flash array

(1) A group of flash memory-based solid state drives (SSDs) that are set up in a RAID configuration for increased speed. See RAID, flash appliance and flash memory.

(2) (FlashArray) A flash storage subsystem for large enterprises from Pure Storage, Inc., Mountain View, CA (www.purestorage.com). Using built-in software that provides a combination of compression, deduplication and other techniques, the FlashArray achieves high performance using low-cost multilevel cell (MLC) flash chips. Highly scalable, up to 100 terabytes of flash storage can be connected via Fibre Channel or 10 Gigabit Ethernet. See deduplication and flash appliance.


FlashArray Modules
Designed for high-performance datacenters, the two modules with orange logos are FlashArray controllers. The two units above the controllers are FlashArray drive modules with a total of 11 terabytes of storage.
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Improved Performance: With Dell EMC's VMAX3 All Flash Array storage solutions, NBK has created a highly resilient and performance driven environment which has significantly reduced application response time for internal users and customers by 50 per cent.
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com)-- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that the Fusion ioControl hybrid flash array has outperformed other hybrid storage arrays by up to 7x in testing conducted by The Tolly Group.
20 -- NetApp introduced two new hardware platforms - NetApp EF550 flash array for business-critical applications and NetApp E2700 for small branch offices requiring optimal performance .
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AUSTIN, Texas -- NextIO, the premier provider of next-generation I/O consolidation solutions, and Fusion-io, pioneer of a new memory tier of flash-based solid-state (ioMemory) technology, today announced that they have broken the record for IOPS performance in a single rack-mount flash array.
Dell EMC is delivering improved storage economics across its entire VMAX All Flash array portfolio with its latest HYPERMAX operating system update, which now includes inline compression to increase storage efficiency.
NextIO's vSTOR S100 is also the only flash array that utilizes widely-available, industry-standard flash media (PCI-Express flash storage cards).