Produced in association with Pure Storage
No question about it: All-flash arrays (AFAs) offer enterprises a variety of advantages over traditional disk storage — starting with the ease of making the switch.
Sharks Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of the San Jose Sharks hockey team, found out just how quickly the shift from disk to AFAs can be accomplished. The organization’s IT team easily replaced a disk array with an AFA from Pure Storage, an all-flash enterprise storage company based in Mountain View, California.
“Another guy and I installed it,” recalls Uy Ut, the IT director for Shark Sports & Entertainment. “We racked and stacked it and got it up and running within a day.” That kind of capability allows IT departments to meet demand quickly, rather than slogging through the multiple steps required to add traditional storage arrays.
AFAs offer plenty of other benefits as well. They can: