Pure announces availability of All-NVME FlashArray//X
Announces hardware and software upgrades to flagship platform accelerate innovation
Pure Storage has announced the availability of its third-generation all-NVMe FlashArray//X. This update to FlashArray family provides customers with higher performance and enables faster time-to-market. With its one-of-a-kind, industry-first Evergreen Storage model, customers can enjoy access to continuous innovation from Pure Storage that includes these and future updates to its product and solutions suite, said the firm.
“FlashArray//X has been recognised as the industry’s smartest purchase, one that gives enterprise customers a path to better IT operations. Instead of worrying about aging storage, Pure’s customers always have the most innovative, feature-rich solutions,” said Prakash Darji, general manager for FlashArray, Pure Storage. “Evergreen is still one-of-a-kind in the data storage world because it allows customers to benefit from future features and innovations from Pure Storage without delays, interruptions or expensive, painful migrations. Customers can rest assured that their investment in Pure’s next generation FlashArray//X, optimised for future updates coming from Purity//FA, will continue to deliver better results than the competition.”
The latest generation FlashArray//X allows customers to accelerate and consolidate database and enterprise workloads, extend them to the cloud and modernise their data protection strategies. All of the enhanced features, functionality and performance of FlashArray//X are also available through Pure as-a-Service utility-based consumption model. According to the company, Pure as-a-Service offers unified hybrid cloud data services, enabling customers to deploy on-premises, in colocated or hosted environments or in public clouds — all with a unified subscription, common functionality and a full cloud experience.
The new FlashArray//X family is 100 percent NVMe from a new entry level 11 TB capacity //X10 (featuring new 1TB NVMe DirectFlash Modules) to the top of the line //X70 and //X90 that support DirectMemory Cache with Intel Optane Storage Class Memory for the highest enterprise performance requirements. The FlashArray//X family is complemented by the capacity-optimised FlashArray//C which enables all-flash economics for tier 2 workloads.