While solid state drives (SSD) used to be deployed mainly to support high-end applications and small amounts of data, says one observer, their reach has expanded to the point where server hard drives are becoming rare in the newest machines.
As imaging becomes ever-more important to healthcare, says one expert, AI-powered computing devices are increasingly used to rapidly analyze big data streams, as well as to help organizations mine more value from existing data sets.
As flash costs are nearing parity with hard disk drives, says one insider, buyers need to tap vendors who can provide a data efficiency guarantee with their systems that removes the need to get the capacity calculation perfectly correct.
A recent survey finds data access and interoperability issues may be hindering value-based care implementation and accompanying research efforts, but it also shows that the return on investment for value-based care models has improved in the last two year
Organizations are increasingly opting to buy all-flash or hybrid arrays rather than disk arrays, leaving many IT managers to grapple with ways to manage the new storage while maximizing the remain value from the old.