Elastic Flash: enabling private clouds and analytics

Improved performance (in terms of reduced I/O latency and improved I/O throughput) is by far the most recognized and appreciated advantage that flash storage provides over mechanical disks. Within just two years after IT vendors started to offer contemporary, “enterprise-ready” flash-integrated arrays, more than a third of the organizations ESG surveyed were citing ultra-fast read/write performance as the biggest impetus driving their flash deployments. Nearly half of the potential adopters surveyed also named performance as the main reason their organizations were considering flash.