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Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage, announced that it has partnered with NetApp to certify interoperability between its RamSan-500 solid-state disk and the V-Series open storage controller. The RamSan-500 is the highest performance cached Flash Solid State Disk (SSD) system on the market. The combination of the RamSan-500 and V-Series enables enterprises to greatly improve the return on investment (ROI) of their storage infrastructure, with sub-millisecond performance, simplified data management, and better utilization of their resources. “IT departments are under unprecedented pressure to boost performance while leveraging their existing storage architecture,” said Woody Hutsell, executive vice president at Texas Memory Systems. “Adding the RamSan-500 and the V-Series makes perfect sense at this time, because together they can accelerate ap... (more)

Texas Memory Systems Ambassador to Greet Solid State Disk Users of EVE’s Distant Galaxy

September 30, 2009, Houston, Texas, USA - Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced that it will be a sponsor of the EVE Online Fanfest 2009. EVE Online fans from distant galaxies twenty thousand years in the future will gather in Reykjavik, Iceland, from October first through third to celebrate their shared passion for the largest, most popular Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) ever created. At the event Texas Memory Systems will describe how its RamSan line of Solid State Disk (SSD) is used by CCP Games to enable the persistent universe... (more)

OPERA by Texas Memory Systems Boosts Oracle Productivity and Slashes Latency by 99.7%

November 16, 2009, Houston, Texas, USA - Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced OPERA for Oracle environments.  OPERA tightly integrates Texas Memory Systems’ Flash Solid State Disks with Oracle 11g, Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM), and Oracle Real Application Clusters to ensure that every performance sensitive I/O is handled at RamSan speed. By serving all blocking Input/Output (I/O) requests from RamSan, the industry’s highest-performing Flash SSD, OPERA provides unmatched Oracle database performance. This new architecture leverag... (more)

3X Systems & Tushaus Partner to Deliver Private Cloud Computing Appliance

3X Systems, a provider of “private cloud” backup appliances, on Friday announced that Tushaus Computer Services, a Milwaukee-based provider of leading edge technology solutions, is offering managed backup and business continuance solutions that incorporate the 3X RBA (Remote Backup Appliance) into its DataVault offering. Through this solution provider partnership, Tushaus deploys, hosts, and manages 3X RBA systems for small to medium business customers in its cloud hosting centers in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wisconsin. Because each customer’s data is automatically and securely p... (more)

Does Dell Buyout Put Storage and Data Protection Business Up for Grabs?

We’ve all been duly awed by the Dell buyout announcement. Over the years, the company has amassed quite a portfolio of storage and data protection and management offerings, having acquired companies such as EqualLogic, Compellent, Quest, AppAssure and SonicWall. Although many of these acquisitions brought robust technology and contributed handily to Dell’s revenue, the company never made the transition to becoming a storage company. This begs the question as to what will now happen to these lines as Dell sharpens its focus and remakes itself into a seller of products rather than ... (more)