Last week Gartner released their first Magic quandrant for solid state arrays, also known as All -Flash arrays. EMC, Pure Storage ans IBM are recognized as leaders. Until recently , flash arrays were very expensive, very limited devices that were targeted only at boosting performance where price was not an object. The market for them was small as were the use cases. This quadrant is a sign flash arrays are on a price decline course in the near future.
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