IDC's AFA Performance Testing Framework

Complete this form to download the report.


Read IDC's AFA Performance Testing Framework report where IDC discusses the important considerations in developing and executing a performance testing regimen against AFAs in end-user-focused proof-of-concept testing (rather than vendor development testing). 

The objective of this study is to provide a framework for testing AFAs. Flash media performs very differently than HDD-based media, exhibiting very different behaviors with respect to read/write I/O. Test plans and tools designed for use with HDD-based storage systems do not apply to AFAs and will produce results that do not accurately reflect the capabilities of AFAs in production use.

In short, real-world testing is the best and most accurate approach for assessing how an All-Flash Array will perform with your production workloads.

Get Started in 3 Simple Steps

1. Review your requirements

Start now by connecting with our experts to assess your storage needs.

2. Take a Test Drive

See how Pure works with quick setup of an online test environment.

3. Migrate to Pure

Partner with the right team to start driving down your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).