In this video, we show how you can determine good flash candidates in your environment.

For the last few years, we have heard how flash technology will completely disrupt the data center, and you may have already added flash technology to your data center. If you are getting ready to add flash, it is important to see how much of your capacity is a good candidate for flash because even though flash is much less expensive than it used to be and is almost on par with spinning disks, it is still more expensive than nearline drives.

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