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Storage Strategies NOW Releases Findings of New Solid State Drive/Flash Memory Report and Survey
Storage Strategies NOW (SSG-NOW), a specialist storage analysis and research organization, today released the findings of a new report and survey on solid state drives and flash memory technology. Titled, " Enterprise Use Cases for Solid State Storage," the report defines solid state and flash memory technologies, outlines the explosive growth in SSD/Flash implementations and details how small and enterprise-size businesses are adopting and deploying SSDs/Flash memory f0r server and desktop virtualization, OLTP, analytics and primary Tier 0 storage.

The report also includes partial results of an IT Professionals SSD/Flash Survey, co-sponsored by SSG-NOW and ITIC (Information Technology Intelligence Consulting, which presents information on the status of the SSD/Flash market.

Key findings of the report and survey are:
  • 32% of the respondents surveyed have definitive plans to deploy SSDs;
  • 43% of those polled are spending from $101,000 to up to $500,000 annually on storage resources
  • Server virtualization has been highlighted as the primary use for SSDs/Flash;
  • 31% of the respondents indicated that they will use SSDs/Flash to bolster performance for OLTP.

"The IT Professionals SSD/Flash Adoption Survey sheds new light on how organizations will deploy these new technologies," says Deni Connor, principal analyst for SSG-NOW. "Among the findings from over 400 respondents are that 37% will deploy SSDs/Flash in existing storage arrays."

The new report outlines technology solutions from more than 48 hardware and software vendors. It also includes detailed product validation and pricing information and real-world use case scenarios, as well as best practices for selecting, deploying and managing SSD/Flash cloud storage solutions.

Methodology

Information for this report was obtained through a number of sources including vendor questionnaires and interviews, end-user and managed service provider (MSP) interactions, available market data and a survey of IT professionals, conducted in the first quarter of 2011.

Pricing and Availability

"Enterprise Use Cases for Solid State Storage" is available for purchase at http://www.ssg-now.com. The report is $5,000. The ITIC/SSG-NOW 2013-2014 SSD/Flash Deployment and Storage Trends Survey can be purchased separately.


Published Wednesday, August 07, 2013 6:48 PM by David Marshall
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Storage Strategies NOW Releases Findings of New Solid State Drive/Flash Memory Report and Survey - Telapprise - (Author's Link) - August 26, 2013 10:55 AM
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