The 10 Coolest Flash Storage/SSD Products Of 2013


Kaminario: Fourth-Generation All-Flash Storage Array

Kaminario, a Newton, Mass.-based developer of scale-out flash storage technology, earlier this released its fourth-generation K2 all-flash storage array.

New to the Kaminario K2 v4 is 400 percent more read/write bandwidth than in previous versions, with a low latency of about 120 microseconds for data writes. The array also provides a 500-percent density increase over previous versions at half the price.

Also new are non-disruptive upgrades, guaranteed performance under any failure with minimal impact, hot-swappable SAS drives and new high-performance snapshots. The arrays also support virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI), OpenStack cloud computing and RESTful APIs, along with a choice of iSCSI and Fibre Channel connections.