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From Silicon-to-Systems: How Storage Enclosures Improve Cost, Energy Consumption

For those of us who spend our working lives around data centers, we know a good deal about the incredible technology inside storage devices, whether they are spinning hard drives or SSDs. But we tend not to think so much about the storage enclosures. After all, they just hold the drives and provide connectivity, power, and cooling, right? But, actually the enclosures have some very significant attributes that can influence performance, reliability, and cost, and this is especially true at scale where we must maximize storage density.

In this webinar, you will learn:
- About today’s density challenges at scale
- How storage enclosures influence performance, reliability and cost
- Why holistic engineering – from Silicon to Systems – is important and how it drives
innovation in the data center
Recorded Jun 12 2019 16 mins
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