Pure Storage Announces Second Generation FlashArray//C

Pure Storage Announces Second Generation FlashArray//CPure Storage recently announced the second generation FlashArray//C. The latest version reduces the cost of running capacity-oriented workloads so significantly that it eliminates the need for legacy hybrid disk arrays. FlashArray//C is built of Pure Storage’s DirectFlash technology and Purity software platform to provide enterprise-grade performance and features. Additionally, this platform is the only all-QLC storage array.

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Pure Storage is an all-flash enterprise storage provider that enables broad deployment of flash in data centers. Its technologies enable Software as a Service (SaaS) organizations, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector users to deliver secure data to power their DevOps and modern analytics environments in a multi-cloud environment. The vendor’s platforms accelerate random I/O-intensive applications such as server virtualization, desktop virtualization (VDI), database (OLTP, rich analytics/OLAP, SQL, and NoSQL), and cloud computing.

With the second generation of FlashArray//C, Pure Storage is extending its QLC advantage by providing the first and only enterprise-grade all-flash QLC flash array. FlashArray//C is available with 24.7TB and 49TB QLC DirectFlash modules. This makes all-flash accessible for use cases previously relegated to spinning disk or inefficient hybrid solutions, such as backup and data protection, test/dev environments, and workload consolidation.

In a press statement, Scott Baker, Vice President of Product Marketing, FlashArray at Pure Storage, said, “delivering a cost-effective, high-capacity solution solves an even bigger problem for customers – removing the complexity from enterprise storage by providing a complete platform, one that addresses all their data storage requirements. With the second generation of FlashArray//C, we’re proud to once again demonstrate our commitment to innovation and make the benefits of flash more accessible for a broader range of use cases at an economic advantage that is sure to make hybrid storage a thing of the past.”

Pure Storage’s FlashArray//C delivers sustained performance without the need for storage-class memory, a seamless platform for all workloads, and flexible consumption models. The second generation of FlashArray//C is available today.

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Tess Hanna

Tess Hanna is an editor and writer at Solutions Review covering Backup and Disaster Recovery, Data Storage, Business Process Management, and Talent Management. Recognized by Onalytica in the 2021 "Who's Who in Data Management." You can contact her at thanna@solutionsreview.com
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