Compellent is a leading provider of enterprise-class network
storage solutions that are highly scalable, feature-rich and designed to be easy
to use and cost effective. Compellent Technologies' principal offices are
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Compellent milestones in recent
In October 2008 - Compellent announced support
SSDs - a feature which is
being tested and expected to be generally available in Q2 2009.
Compellent SAN will reserve frequently accessed, active blocks of data for
storage for applications like transactional databases that can take advantage of
the significant performance gains of SSDs, and dynamically move inactive data
blocks to lower storage tiers."
In March 2009 -
it would demonstrate its tiered SSD technology at a user event in May 2009.
The physical layer is based on
STEC's ZeusIOPS SSDs.
The soft part, something which Compellent calls
driven Data Progression apparently " minimizes the number of SSDs
required while providing the highest levels of performance for mission-critical
In June 2009 - Compellent announced
results generated through attendee polling conducted at its annual customer
conference in May.
of business partners and 78% of customers responded important, very
important or critical when asked, "What is your level of interest in
evaluating SSDs in your
In February 2010 -
study (pdf) - which shows the benefits of
SAN storage - applied to
the online marketing of real estate. Demonstrating the flexibility of
Compellent's "Fluid Architecture" their customer -
WhereToLive.com - is quoted as saying
- "With the Compellent system... I'm able to get a million-dollar SAN over
time and without that one-time million-dollar capital expenditure."
- Dell completed its
acquisition of Compellent.
| "Across the whole
enterprise - a single petabyte of SSD with new software could replace 10 to
50 petabytes of raw legacy HDD storage and still enable all the apps to run
|the enterprise SSD
software event horizon|
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|StorageSearch.com invented the
term ASAP in 2009 to describe a new type of SSD appliance - Auto-tuning SSD
Accelerated Pools of storage.|
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