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Principled Technologies Compares Performance of Value SAS and Data Center NVMe SSDs from Toshiba Memory vs. SATA SSDs in Dell EMC PowerEdge R840, R740xd, and MX Servers

Durham, NC, April 30, 2019 –(PR.com)– SATA SSDs, once embraced by enterprises as an affordable flash storage option, have not increased their transfer speeds in over ten years. (Footnote 1) Now Toshiba Memory has introduced the RM5 Series of value SAS SSDs and the CD5 Series of data center NVMe SSDs, both of which claim faster transfer speeds than SATA SSDs. Principled Technologies tested value SAS SSDs, data center NVMe SSDs, and SATA SSDs across three different workloads and Dell EMC PowerEdge server platforms to gauge whether the drives from Toshiba Memory could boost database workload performance and provide performance-per-dollar cost savings versus the SATA SSDs.

Dell EMC PowerEdge R840 server running a database analytics workload with RM5 Series value SAS and CD5 Series data center NVMe SSDs vs. enterprise SATA SSDs

According to the report, “The configuration with value SAS drives from Toshiba Memory provided 106 percent more operations per second (OPS) than the configuration with SATA drives. Data center NVMe drives improved performance even further, producing 137 percent more OPS than the SATA‑based configuration. Value SAS and data center NVMe SSDs also offered up to 57 percent better response times and provided up to 132 percent better database performance per dollar than the enterprise SATA SSDs we tested.”

Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd server running a transactional database workload with RM5 Series value SAS SSDs and CD5 Series data center NVMe SSDs vs. enterprise SATA SSDs.

According to the report, “The value SAS drive configuration boosted transactions per second (TPS) by up to 71 percent over the configuration with enterprise SATA drives. Data center NVMe drives pushed performance even further, delivering up to 115 percent more TPS than the SATA‑based configuration. We also found that value SAS and data center NVMe drives delivered, respectively, up to 73 percent and 109 percent better transactional database performance per dollar than enterprise SATA drives.”

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX-based vSAN cluster running a transactional database workload with RM5 Series value SAS SSDs vs. enterprise SATA SSDs

According to the report, “The configuration with value SAS SSDs processed 40 percent more orders per minute, responded in roughly half the time, and delivered 45 percent more transactional database performance per dollar than the enterprise SATA SSDs we tested.”

To learn more about how value SAS and data center NVMe SSDs from Toshiba Memory could help businesses move toward future growth, read the reports for each study:

· Dell EMC PowerEdge R840 server running a database analytics workload with RM5 Series value SAS SSDs and CD5 Series data center NVMe SSDs vs. enterprise SATA SSDs: http://facts.pt/medhjjv
· Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd server running a transactional database workload with RM5 Series value SAS SSDs and CD5 Series data center NVMe SSDs vs. enterprise SATA SSDs: http://facts.pt/ll2fgw2
· Dell EMC PowerEdge MX-based vSAN cluster running a transactional database workload with RM5 Series value SAS SSDs vs. enterprise SATA SSDs: http://facts.pt/l3l7pc4

Footnote 1 – The Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) last announced a doubling of maximum transfer speeds on SATA (from 3Gp/s to 6Gp/s) in August 2008. “New SATA Spec Will Double Data Transfer Speeds to 6 Gb/s,” accessed April 5, 2019, https://sata-io.org/system/files/member-downloads/SATA_6Gb_Phy_PR_Finalv2.pdf

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Principled Technologies, Inc.
Jasmine White
919-941-9812
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http://www.principledtechnologies.com/

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Asigra Recognized in 2019 Business Continuity Awards for Most Innovative Product of the Year

Toronto, Canada, April 30, 2019 –(PR.com)– Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986, today announced the company has been recognized as a finalist in the CIR Magazine Business Continuity Awards. The company was named for the advancements in its enhanced cloud-based data protection platform, Asigra Cloud Backup™ Evolved V14, which include unique and effective anti-ransomware and GDPR compliance capabilities.

In its 20-year history, the Business Continuity awards by CIR Magazine have recognized companies that present business continuity, security, resilience and risk professionals whose innovative strategies and industry savvy make them stand out above the rest. The 2019 finalists will be judged by an independent panel of experts for exceptional performance, service metrics, business presence and results in this dynamic industry and will be recognized at a black-tie awards gala dinner and ceremony in London on June 6, 2019.

While proper employee training and preventative IT security measures are necessary to securing the corporate network, the last line of defense is the protection of recovery data from ransomware Attack-Loops™. An Attack-Loop occurs when hackers insert executable code within the organization’s backup data. When an attack occurs, both primary and secondary data are impacted, preventing the possibility of a clean recovery. To hide the code in the backup set, hackers insert the malware into data objects and other techniques which are backed up and stored in the company’s secondary storage repository. After a time-delayed detonation, the company restores a pre-attack generation of data only to realize that the recovery data re-inserts the ransomware into the network, recreating the ransomware for a perpetual loop of attacks.

Asigra Cloud Backup Evolved prevents Attack-Loops from infecting backup data. The software provides effective malware detection for safe, secure and reliable backup and data recovery. The enhanced platform includes the industry’s first zero-day Attack-Loop preventative technology using bi-directional malware detection, zero-day exploit protection, variable repository naming, and two-factor authentication (2FA) for a full defensive suite against advanced ransomware and other cyber-attacks on backup data.

Asigra also provides powerful GDPR compliance enablement features, allowing companies to delete data at the request of the consumer citizen, including from backups. With Asigra, businesses can delete backup data to the extent required to meet GDPR compliance requirements. It is then possible to provide consumers with a certificate as evidence, forming part of an Effective Response to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in Europe.

“Asigra Cloud Backup Evolved has been widely acknowledged for the industry’s most complete cybersecurity and GDPR compliance powered solution, taking data protection to the next level,” said Eran Farajun, EVP, Asigra. “Recognition in these awards reflects the dedication of our organization in meeting the requirements of managed service providers and the enterprises they serve. We look forward to the final results in June.”

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Additional Resources:
· Hear what Solution Providers have to say about working with Asigra: https://www.asigra.com/partnership.
· Follow Asigra on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/asigra
· View the enhanced features of the Asigra Hybrid Cloud Partner Program at: https://www.crn.com/slide-shows/cloud/300101651/2018-partner-program-guide-5-star-cloud-vendors-part-1.htm/pgno/0/7

About Asigra
Trusted since 1986, Asigra provides organizations around the world the ability to quickly recover their data from anywhere through a global network of IT service providers who deliver Cloud Backup Evolved as either public, private and/or hybrid solutions. As the industry’s most comprehensive data protection platform for servers, virtual machines, endpoint devices, databases and applications, SaaS and IaaS based applications, Asigra lowers the total cost of ownership, reduces recovery time objectives, and eliminates silos of backup data by providing a single consolidated repository with 100% recovery assurance. Asigra’s innovative Recovery License Model provides organizations with a unique and cost-effective data recovery business model unlike any other in the market. The company has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor and included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software since 2010. More information on Asigra can be found at www.asigra.com.

Asigra and the Asigra logo are trademarks of Asigra Inc.

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Umair Sattar
416-736-8111
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www.asigra.com

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