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Future Ticketing sells out tickets in a flash

Since adopting flash technology from Fusion-io, Future Ticketing is now able sell Big Day Out tickets without crashing the website, or it could, if the festival still existed.

July 16, 2014

Micron tests next-gen SSD

Consumer NAND flash technology has serious problems in enterprise applications, leading the industry to look for better non-volatile semiconductor storage. Researchers at IBM have been characterizing just such a new drive from Micron.

February 13, 2014 by

Apple debuts Fusion Drive for iMac

Apple combines traditional hard drive technology with flash storage to create Fusion Drive, an intelligent hybrid storage solution that learns what you use most frequently and puts these files on the fast flash storage.

October 23, 2012

Texas Memory Systems adds caching to PCIe flash

Texas Memory Systems has brought caching technology from NEVEX Virtual Technologies into its product range with the RamSan-80 PCIe-linked flash card.The card, which is targeted at organisations that want to cache data as they move it between their storage and compute infrastructure, went on sale from Texas Memory Systems (TMS) on Tuesday.

March 28, 2012 by

Fujitsu hints at scale-out storage technology

Fujitsu aims to develop a platform for scale-out massive storage based on standard servers with PCIe-linked flash cards, ZDNet UK understands.Fujitsu Technology Solutions' chief technology officer, Joseph Reger, hinted at the plans on Wednesday when asked by ZDNet UK about the company's plans for using basic servers to take on some of the tasks commonly handled by networking equipment with custom silicon.

March 8, 2012 by

Intel and Micron team up on new storage technologies

Intel and Micron have extended their longstanding technology partnership to include emerging memory technologies beyond flash.The companies will work on jointly developing new flash technologies, along with undisclosed emerging memory technologies, they announced on Tuesday.

February 28, 2012 by

Dell plots PCIe-flash with memory pooling

Dell has dropped hints that it is developing PCIe-linked flash cards that integrate technology from recent stealth acquisition RNA Networks.At the Dell Storage Forum on Wednesday, company executives talked about RNA's memory-pooling technology and Dell's PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) work, andalluded to a product that will see the two fused together.

January 14, 2012 by

OCZ acquires SANRAD for flash caching technology

Storage specialist OCZ Technology Group is looking to add to its enterprise line by buying and integrating flash caching and virtualisation software from SANRAD.The buy, announced on Monday, sees OCZ snap up privately held and Tel Aviv, Israel-headquartered SANRAD for $15m (£9.

January 10, 2012 by

Another driver behind Apple's Anobit flash controller acquisition

There's lots of talk this week of a buyout by Apple of flash storage vendor Anobit. The focus of most analyses is about performance and cost reduction of the flash memory. However, a significant driver for this technology acquisition must be to contain the potential rising costs for support of Apple's growing list of flash-centric products.

December 14, 2011

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