Storage Products Association

A few years ago, solid state hybrid drives, SSHDs, were just a twinkle in the eye of some smart guys in the labs of the world's storage vendors. A few trickled out but overall availability was a bit limited....

Data only continues to grow. That means there will be not only be more stuff to store, but likely more ways to store it. How will users decide which storage technologies work best for their purposes, whether a data center,...

FAST Magazine Spotlights SPA

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SPA Talks Storage in New FAST Magazine The new issue of FAST Magazine has hit the web (http://www.epageflip.net/t/94977) and the issue includes a terrific roundtable discussion on today's evolving needs for storage and the new Storage Products Association, or...

Solid account of Solid State Hybrid Drive

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by: David Burks, Chair of SPA Marketing Committee I applaud Martin Brinkman for an accurate and easy to understand summary of this relatively new category of Solid State Hybrid Drives on ghacks.net. In particular, above and beyond the basic...

Here in Germany in October, the trees are turning and the beer is flowing at Oktoberfest events. But in Frankfurt, thousands of IT experts and technologists gathered at Powering the Cloud 2013 (link to http://poweringthecloud.com/home) to talk about storage, the...

SPA Debuts in Europe

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Here in Frankfurt at the SNW Europe 10th Anniversary event at the Congress downtown; it's a very pleasant week of fall weather. In this very pleasant environment SPA made it's debut to the European storage market. SPA is a...

The new Storage Products Association will make its first European appearance later this month at the SNW Europe http://poweringthecloud.com/home, part of this year's Powering the Cloud conference....

Storage Facts

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  • Revenues in 2012 for disk drive manufacturers exceeded $37B, exceeding the GDP of Kenya with a population of 43 million

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