The 2022 Tech Innovator Awards
From among more than 260 applicants, CRN staff selected products spanning the IT industry – including in cloud, infrastructure, security, storage and devices – that offer ground-breaking functionality, differentiation and partner opportunity.
Winner: Pure Storage FlashBlade//S
FlashBlade//S is the next generation of the FlashBlade storage platform, designed to support exabyte-scale data storage and application needs. Building on the simplicity, reliability and scalability of the first-generation FlashBlade, FlashBlade//S leverages Pure‘s all-flash hardware and innovative software and is built using all-QLC (quad-level cell) flash architecture and DirectFlash modules. FlashBlade//S is designed to support data-heavy, unstructured workloads efficiently and delivers more than twice the performance, density and power efficiency of the first FlashBlade generation. FlashBlade//S runs on Purity//FB 4.0 software and can store almost 2 PB of raw data in a single 5U chassis.
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