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Agnes Lamont

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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 Result that demonstrates excellent performance with outstanding response time,” said Walter E. Baker, administrator of the Storage Performance Council. “Their commitment to producing SPC benchmark results to demonstrate performance and price-performance, provides end-users with a clear, una... (more)

GridIron Fast Tracks Big Data on Microsoft SQL Server Data Warehouses

GridIron Systems is demonstrating how its revolutionary TurboCharger™ data acceleration appliance can transparently accelerate “big data” in large, demanding, SAN-based data warehouse environments that rely on Microsoft SQL Server. GridIron’s TurboCharger acceleration appliance delivers data to SQL Server users at the fastest solid state memory speeds without the expense of using solid state disks as primary storage or arraying hundreds of new hard disks. Sitting between the servers and storage, the TurboCharger uses proprietary Set-Ranking™ analytics to identify what data is cu... (more)

GridIron and Brocade Set IOPS Standard for Cloud-Based App Performance

GridIron Systems, a pioneer in Big Data acceleration, has announced record performance and substantial energy savings for a new reference architecture that combines its OneAppliance FlashCube ultra-high bandwidth solid state storage appliances with Brocade 16 Gigabits per second (Gbps) Fibre Channel storage area networking (SAN) technologies in validated tests running a cloud-enabled MySQL clustered database application. The new reference architecture overcomes the challenges many organizations face in scaling and enabling concurrent access to databases, while also reducing cost... (more)

AccelOps Achieves 250% Growth in Quarter Ended June 30, 2012

AccelOps, Inc., a pioneering developer of next generation security, network, and data center monitoring software, has announced that it has achieved 250% year-on-year growth for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company continued to expand its customer base in the managed service provider segment and in the education, healthcare, and financial services sectors. During the just ended quarter the company also added its first customer in professional sports, and several new technology and retail customers. Customers chose AccelOps software over other solutions because it provides ... (more)

Extenua Cloud2Drive Software Stories Enterprise Data in the Cloud

Extenua Inc., a pioneering developer of enterprise software that simplifies and secures the use of cloud technologies, announced the general availability of Cloud2Drive. Extenua's Cloud2Drive enables enterprises of any size to securely store data in the cloud and access it without interruption. Enterprises can reduce costs and improve service levels for local, remote and mobile users by deploying Cloud2Drive. The software is based on patent-pending technology that can aggregate data from multiple cloud providers, increase availability, accessibility and sharing, both offline and ... (more)