Finding the Best Flash Solution for Businesses
Flash storage is everywhere, flash can be found in phones, tablets, cameras, in laptops, and maybe in desktop computers too. It’s certainly located in the data center of flash arrays, servers or as a cache in a rotating disk drive. A recent storage study found that more than half of those questioned said their organizations had deployed flash storage while a significant number said they plan to do so in the next 18 months.
Data reinforces the belief that the question for most storage professionals is not whether they should deploy flash storage, but how they should deploy it. Clear Technologies has a team of unbiased experts trained to help companies make the most informed decision possible. In an early market with lots of vendors Companies need to be careful when evaluating options. While most of the challenges have been largely neutralized, there are still some uncertainties that need to be taken care of.
Storage professionals today are trying to find ways to integrate flash storage to extend the life of their current storage arrays and provide more application performance. These professionals however, have been blasted with slick marketing messaging, (often) making it difficult to determine and select workloads within each array that would benefit from flash storage.
Our team of unbiased experts identify workloads within each storage array that will benefit from Flash. This information will empower users to identify workloads that would be prime candidates for a Flash solution. In fact, our team is typically able to identify that between 10% and 20% of the storage capacity of a specific array is monopolizing about 80% and 90% of the performance of the array.”