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Magic Quadrant for Solid State Arrays, Valdis Finks, John M0nroe, Joseph Unsworth, Santosh Rao, 23 July 2018
The K2 Gen6 received the highest score in 3 out of 5 use cases in Gartner’s 2017 Critical Capabilities Report.
The rate of change in the storage industry can be intimidating. Drives get denser. Chipsets get more powerful. Networking gets faster. Everything gets cheaper. When selecting a storage platform for mission-critical applications, you need to consider the needs of today. And the needs of tomorrow.
Kaminario K2 Gen6 is Tomorrow-Ready Today.
The sixth generation of K2 all-flash array uses 16 Gbit Fibre Channel Gen6 adapters which are fully upgradable to 32Gbit simply by changing transceivers to power applications of today and tomorrow
K2 storage controllers offer front-loading, hot-swappable PCIe and NVMe slots for storage class memory (SCM) devices such as Intel 3D Xpoint ensuring investment protection
Utilizing VisionOS SW modules, additional processing units can be leveraged to offload compression operations from the controllers’ CPUs achieving greater capacity efficiencies
K2 has already decoupled storage compute from capacity so it may utilize NVMe over fabrics and network shelves as they become available
VisionOS is built to leverage next-gen high performance innovative storage class memory modules like NVDIMM that can sustain power failures without losing data