Flash storage has become the "in" technology of 2013, with new types of flash and SSD technology increasingly embedded in servers as well as storage and mobile devices and with most major vendors offering or planning to offer all-flash storage arrays.
Meanwhile, several storage vendors have focused their energies on developing software that takes advantage of flash technology to increase performance of existing applications.
And there's more to come. The second half of 2013 is expected to see EMC ship its first XtremIO all-flash storage array and NetApp ship its first array's based on its FlashRay all-flash
For a look at the wide range of flash storage technologies coming to market, just turn the page.