Trust but Verify: How to Best Measure Flash Storage Performance

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Optimize costs and mitigate risk by reading this white paper on how to effectively measure flash storage performance. Learn why freeware tools can’t do the job, as functions such as compression, deduplication, and pattern reduction processing must be tested and assessed.

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