NVMe technology priced for the mass market is very new, and Tegile thinks it has a differentiation by integrating this capability within its flagship array, rather than having it as a separate platform.
The NetApp AFF A700s is aimed at customers looking to improve their data centre economics by significantly reducing physical footprint. NetApp also announced an updating and reworking of its storage capacity guarantee.
IBM announces all-flash versions of its full DS8880 portfolio, but for the channel, impact is likely to be slight because compared to other IBM storage families, this one has a more limited partner presence.
HPE has announced the first major series of enhancements to the SMB-focused StoreVirtual 3200, which bring it up to the same capabilities of StoreVirtual systems higher in the market, and will make it much more attractive to partners.
What was formerly Project Nitro will hit the streets in 2017, with a single 4U Isilon Scale-Out system reaching a maximum of 924TB of capacity, 250,000 IOPS and up to 15GB/s of aggregate bandwidth in a 4-node cluster.