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That's right: storage software supplier Sanbolic is shipping server-side scale-out services supporting SSDs. But what does it mean? Sanbolic's Melio 5 software turns a server's directly-attached flash, SSDs and HDDs into a SAN, combining multiple server's storage resources into a single resource pool. Sanbolic says it " …

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Anonymous Coward

wow..

I had to read that three or four times - but yip, it's true - a story by Mr Mellor that doesn't find a way to punt EMC

remarkable.

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Anonymous Coward

Margin folly

The commentary on margins in funny, and ignores the fact that with storage systems you are getting hardware and software.

It's true you can buy "cheaper" hardware at 20-30% margin, but if you then need to put pricey software on top to turn it into a storage system... you aren't actually saving anything. The way its written implies the Melio software is free.

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