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USB and camera/phone flash chip vendor SanDisk has bought into flash array startup Whiptail. Now why exactly, and how, is SanDisk doing this? A Wall Street Journal blog gave the game way. SanDisk is announcing a $75m venture fund to buy stock in companies that help SanDisk's strategic interests. The first buy is stock in …

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Purpose built 3PAR flash array

HP announced they are building it(perhaps quietly), but no details

http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/press_kits/2012/HPDiscoverFrankfurt2012/HP_StoreServ_FactSheet_Discover2012.pdf

"In addition to mixed SSD/HDD and all-SSD configurations across the HP 3PAR StoreServ family, HP has announced the intent to develop an SSD-optimized hardware model based on the 3PAR operating system."

this is of course different from the existing systems plugged with a bunch of SSDs.

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where is flash going to land?

With stt-ram and mram supposedly around the corner... what's the prognosis for all flash vendors?

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