Think of Flash storage and the two thoughts to enter your mind will likely be high performance and high cost. Almost all organisations perceive that Flash would have a positive effect on their business operations but many dismiss it immediately on cost grounds.
When considering hardware purchase price in isolation, Flash will almost certainly be more expensive than spinning disk per Terabyte. However, there is much more to consider when compiling a complete TCO.
In this Whitepaper, we ask why should you consider flash?
About the Author
Tom Richards has over 12 years’ experience of solution design for Enterprise clients. Currently working as Practice Lead for IBM Systems at Northdoor, Tom is responsible for helping Clients improve their business outcomes through the use of innovative solution design and technologies. Previous projects include technical solution design for a number of IBM’s top 10 POWER clients and four years acting as Technical Account Manager for a UK High Street Bank. Read more about Northdoor’s Data Storage Solutions.
Northdoor plc. Is an IT Consultancy specialising in Data. Based in the City of London, Northdoor’s key specialisms include Big Data and Analytics, Systems and Storage, Security, Cloud, SQL and Sharepoint.