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Will Flash Penetrate Secondary Storage Environments?

Flash Secondary Storage

When the first All-Flash Arrays (AFAs) were introduced back in 2011, many enterprises, analysts and established enterprise storage vendors felt that these types of systems would be too expensive for widespread use in the enterprise.  But by 2019, AFAs were generating almost 80% of primary external storage revenues, and the revenue streams for Hybrid Flash Arrays (HFAs) and HDD-only arrays was on the decline.

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