Aside from enabling SPC-1 benchmark record-breaking speed, Kaminario’s big product focus has been on developing data protection features on its K2 solid-state SAN solutions. Last February, we announced DataProtect that provides users with advanced functionality including high-volume snapshots and non-disruptive operations.
News hit last week that Violin Memory is integrating Symantec’s data management tools with Violin’s memory operating system (vMOS). It is good news for data protection to be in the SSD spotlight. Speed may be sexy but confidence that you won’t lose your data is equally if not more important. SSDs have to be at least as reliable as HDDs for many data center managers to even consider adopting them for their most critical business applications. Read the rest of this entry »