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Aug 16 2018   5:04PM GMT

3D XPoint

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3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc. The two vendors have described the technology as filling a gap in the storage market between dynamic RAM (DRAM) and NAND flash. Continued…

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“3D XPoint memory technology promises significantly lower latency and greater endurance than NAND flash memory, which has become prevalent in the data storage industry.” – Carol Sliwa

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This isn’t a problem for most organizations today, but potential storage limits should ________ be considered when planning a new gateway deployment.
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