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Tarun Loomba from SanDisk discusses the business value of SSDs

Storage Visions 2014 - Tarun Loomba, the Vice President of Marketing for Client Storage Solutions at SanDisk, stops by the booth to discuss SanDisk's success in the SSD market over the last year.



Tarun also discusses SanDisks future and their path forward. I also have to apologize, in the video I incorrectly recalled that SanDisk's Shanghai facility punches out over 1 million flash products per day. After double checking, it is actually over 2 million devices per day from their Shanghai facilities. Tarun also mentioned the whitepaper which can be found at this link.

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Randy Martineau explains the future of Oracle's tape storage solution

Storage Visions 2014 - Randy Martineau provided us with insight into Oracles latest archival programs, and also does a bit of explaining the state of tape in the datacenter. Tape has been used since the early days of computing, and is alive and kicking over a half century later.



Unbeknownst to many, tape density is actually progressing faster than today's cutting edge hard disk drives. Randy really does a great job of giving a fascinating and thorough explanation of the technology in layman's terms.

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Everspin explains thier ST-MRAM product at Storage Visions 2014

Storage Visions 2014 - Everspin continues their lead in the ST-MRAM market with a total of 32million total units already successfully deployed.



Phillip LoPresti, the President and CEO of Everspin, stopped by the booth to give us an update on their progress, and also speaks about the future of the MRAM market.

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Huawei discusses Tecal ES3000 PCIe SSD

Storage Visions 2014 - Huawei's Mohammed Moshref discusses the Tecal ES3000 PCIe SSD and the flexible architecture that allows for easy customization.



Huawei's IC knowledge comes from years in the networking market, and they have expanded to providing flash-based products with tremendous density points up to 2.4TB in a FHHL form factor. The experience shines through in the impressive specifications and great latency of their Tecal ES3000.

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Samsung speaks about 3D V-NAND and TLC NAND in the datacenter

Storage Visions 2014 - Samsung's Ryan Smith, the manager of SSD manufacturing, stopped by the booth to speak about their latest SSD and NAND developments.




Ryan's projections of 2TB SSDs used in the datacenter falls in track with recent SSD releases and roadmaps we have observed from the major SSD manufacturers. Ryan also speaks about Samsung's deployment of 3D V-NAND into the datacenter, and their current use of TLC products as well.

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SanDisk's John Scaramuzzo discusses the all-flash datacenter

Storage Visions 2014 - John Scaramuzzo stopped by the booth to discuss the increasing proliferation of flash in the datacenter. Continuing innovation from SanDisk is paving the way towards an all-flash datacenter architecture.



We also touch on a few other topics, including the possibility of TLC NAND in the datacenter. We have posted a recent product evaluation of SanDisk's latest datacenter-class SSD, the Optimus Eco, so feel free to hit the link and take a look at the latest SAS SSD on the market.

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