Data Storage, Cloud Computing, & High Performance Computing Marketing

Agnes Lamont

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The difference between a hoarder and a collector is organization. The same holds true for the distinction between collateral creation and content marketing. Creating and posting piles of "stuff" online is not the same thing as cultivating and engaging an audience as a trusted expert and thought leader. Having a strong content marketing strategy can improve the effectiveness of inbound marketing through all buying phases, from awareness through purchase, and increase overall brand equity. Answering the following questions should help guide your strategy successfully: 1. Who is my audience? 2. What can I offer that will interest my audience? 3. Does my offering tie back to the products/services I sell? 4. What is my brand voice/personality? 5. How will I distribute the content I create? Having the answers helps bound what you should be creating, align content with your o... (more)

Texas Memory Systems Delivers the World’s First 5-Million IOs per Second Flash-based Solid State Disk System

August 5, 2009, Houston, Texas, USA - Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced the RamSan-6200, the fastest, most reliable, and highest capacity solid state disk (SSD) system on the market. The RamSan-6200 offers up to 100 terabytes of Flash-based storage in a single 40U rack configuration that can sustain a record 5 million input/outputs per second (IOPS) with 60 gigabytes per second  throughput while using a little over 6 kilowatts of power. To achieve the equivalent level of performance with hard disk-based storage arrays would require sever... (more)

Texas Memory Systems Sets SPC-1 Records for Flash Price-Performance and Average Response Time

October 27, 2009, Houston, Texas, USA - Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced that its RamSan-620 Flash Solid State Disk (SSD) has submitted a record setting SPC-1 Result.  The RamSan-620 produced 254,994.21 SPC-1 IOPS with Average Response Time of 0.72 milliseconds all from a 2U rack-mount chassis.  The RamSan-620 delivers its performance at a cost of only $1.13 per SPC-1 IOPS.  That SPC-1 Price-Performance is better than any competing RAID solution or Flash solution.   “Texas Memory Systems is to be congratulated for producing an SPC-1 R... (more)

Texas Memory Systems Joins Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Texas Memory Systems has become its newest member. Texas Memory Systems designs and builds solid state storage systems for accelerating enterprise applications. It uses the industry's leading storage technology, PCI-e Solid State Drives (SSDs), to provide solutions to the IT industry that allow for scalable, low latency messaging with high throughput. These requirements are found today in financial services, social networking and other High Performance Computing (... (more)

Applying Cloud Computing Principles to Marketing

When it comes to marketing you could say that my head is in the cloud. Mind you, that only applies if you are in the IT industry and you know what a cloud is. In IT, cloud computing is basically infrastructure as a service. The servers, switches, storage, applications, you name it, are somewhere else and you don't need to own them to use them. You may not even care where they are as long as you can use what you need, when you need it, and achieve a lower TCO. Of course, cloud computing has similarities to the early days of mainframe-based computing as well as the xSP and SaaS pr... (more)