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Astute Networks releases ROI calculator and whitepaper

Astute Networks releases a ROI calculator and white paper to educate administrators on the hidden costs of storage deployments.

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Paul Alcorn
Published Tue, Nov 5 2013 4:07 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

Astute delivers all-flash arrays focused on the mid-tier markets. While flashier companies look to supply the upper tier of the market, Astute supplies compelling solutions with a low TCO. Astute addresses education, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors in need of faster storage.

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Astute provides a low cost of ownership with the best dollars to IOPS ratio and price per GB ratio attainable from an all-flash storage solution. They also boast the highest iSCSI IOPS per Dollar ratio in the industry from their ViSX appliances. For Astute, the importance of correctly calculating the TCO of the storage solution is paramount. In many cases, administrators do not consider other hidden expenses, such as administration and training costs. The result of poor management and training can be unnecessary downtime, which only creates a snowball effect the directly affects business productivity.

By delivering a non-disruptive solution that is complementary of the existing infrastructure, organizations can save incredible amounts of money and realize enhanced performance to boot. Astute has released a whitepaper, available here, that covers the hidden costs of deploying an all-flash solution.

The quest for benchmark world records led Paul further and further down the overclocking rabbit hole. SSDs and RAID controllers were a big part of that equation, allowing him to push performance to the bleeding edge. Finding the fastest and most extreme storage solutions led to experience with a myriad of high-end enterprise devices. Soon testing SSDs and Enterprise RAID controllers at the limits of their performance became Paul's real passion, one that is carried out through writing articles and reviews.

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