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3 Innovations in Storage that will Change IT

[fa icon="calendar"] Sep 3, 2015 10:46:16 AM / by Jeff Hollingworth

In the age of big data and a need for scalable solutions, these innovations in storage create an opportunity to not only improve and enhance data processing speed and memory solutions- but to decrease costs as well.  

 

  1. MIT has developed a storage network architecture utilizing SSDs instead of traditional RAM as the memory storage for large computational sets of data.  This allows for organizations to store their entire sets of data in memory without having to spend an inordinate amount of money and with little to no performance loss.

For more on this development, check out MIT’s News page. 

 

  1. Intel and Micron reveal 3D XPoint, a new memory technology that promises to be 1000 (yes, 1000) times faster than traditional RAM.  This marks the first real breakthrough in memory since NAND flash was introduced in 1989, and will facilitate the massive data processing required to support applications such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

Read more about 3D XPoint Technology here.

  

  1. Samsung’s new 256Gb 3D V-NAND flash technology marks a turning point in data storage.  Traditional HDDs have always held the title of “largest storage drive,” currently maxing out around 10TB, but Samsung has just beaten that with a 16TB SSD based on its new V-NAND flash.  With 6.4 TB drives already available and larger ones on the way, magnetic HDDs may finally have lost their place in the enterprise data storage world.

To learn more about Samsung 3D V-NAND technology, click here.

 

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Topics: Tech News

Jeff Hollingworth

Written by Jeff Hollingworth

Jeff joined the AMC team in 2014 after being drawn to the vision of the company and the camaraderie of the team. Jeff provides the type of support and guidance that our clients can count on, so they will always have peace of mind and trust that they are taken care of in the best possible way. While he has yet to find a technology that he is not able to quickly understand and master, he is still one of the more humble leaders you will come across. When Jeff isn't spending time with his wife or planning his future travel to space, you can find him tirelessly working to ensure all tasks are completed with our clients' best interests at heart.

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