Samsung Urges Enterprises to Migrate to SSDs: You Cannot Afford Waiting!

Samsung Calls Enterprises to Adopt SSDs, Debunks Myths About Solid-State Drives

by Anton Shilov
04/04/2013 | 11:55 PM

Solid-state drives (SSDs) are rapidly gaining in popularity not only among consumers, but also in the enterprise. Many IT professionals are recognizing the benefits of SSDs and replacing hard disk drives (HDDs) in key server applications. However, there are loads of enterprises, who rely on datacenters with hard drives. Samsung believes it is time for a change.

 

Everybody knows that SSDs are faster, more reliable and efficient than hard disk drives. However, many believe that SSDs are also very expensive and their cost will not bring benefits that will justify the spending. According to Ryan Smith, senior product manager of SSD marketing at Samsung Semiconductor, many of the price-related things about solid-state dries are now myths.

With that in mind, it is time to consider all the pros and potential cons of SSDs for enterprises. According to Samsung, these are key reasons why the enterprise market is moving towards SSDs over HDDs: