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Press Releases and Articles
Listed below are links to various SPC-related press releases, articles and presentations, including press releases from SPC Test Sponsors announcing their SPC Results.  As additional articles are written this page will be updated, so include this page as one of your regular "stops" when visiting the SPC website.  If you have access to an SPC-related press release or article that does not appear on this page, please contact the SPC Administrator if you would like for that press release or article to appear on this page.

Each of the bulleted links listed below will give provide access to the labeled table of press releases, articles and presentations.

A "Press Release", "Article", or "Document" link in a table entry will access the actual press release, article, or document/presentation. Some entries will include an additional link to a company website version of the press release, article, or document.  An SPC "Result" link will access the result's entry in the appropriate SPC Benchmark Results page, which contains descriptive information as well as links to the Executive Summary and Full Disclosure Report (FDR) for the result.  Each company logo is a link that will access the company's website home page and a product name link will access official product information.

A brief overview of each released SPC Benchmark specification appears on the Benchmark Results page as well as the individual benchmark results page for each of SPC benchmarks and benchmark extensions:

 

SPC Press Releases, Articles and Presentations





September 2-3, 2013


SPC Presentation:
PDF document




SPC Benchmarks
Huawei Cloud Congress 2013



Walter E. Baker, SPC administrator, participated at the September 2-3, 2013 Huawei Cloud Congress (HCC2013) with two presentations.  The first presentation, "SPC Benchmarks:  An Aid to Evaluate Storage Products", was part of the conference's Enterprise Storage track.



September 2-3, 2013


SPC Presentation:
PDF document




SPC Benchmarks
Huawei Cloud Congress 2013





The second presentation, "Storage Performance, Price-Performance and Power:  The Three Keys to Success",
was part of the conference's Performance track.

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SPC-1 Press Releases, Articles and Presentations



October 17, 2013

Press Release:
PDF document


SPC-1 Result

Kaminario K2 (K2F00000700)
World record SPC-1 performance
of 1,239,898.00 SPC-1 IOPSTM as of October 17, 2013



July 30, 2013


Press Release:
PDF document



SPC-1 Result


Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
(with Hitachi Accelerated Flash)

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SPC-1/E Press Releases, Articles and Presentations


October 13, 2009
SPC-1/E Presentation:
PDF document

SPC-1/E

Storage Performance Council

An overview of SPC Benchmark 1/Energy (SPC-1/E).

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SPC-2 Press Releases, Articles and Presentations



November 20, 2013

Press Release:
PDF document


SPC-2 Result

Kaminario K2 (K2F00000700)
World record SPC-2 performance
of 33,477.03 SPC-2 MBPSTM as of November 20, 2013


September 10, 2013

Press Release:
PDF document


SPC-2 Result


Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-4 (2-node cluster
World record SPC-2 performance
of 17,244.22 SPC-2 MBPSTM as of September 10, 2013

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SPC-2/E Press Releases, Articles and Presentations


October 20, 2011
SPC-2/E Presentation:
PDF document

SPC-2/E

Storage Performance Council

An overview of SPC Benchmark 2/Energy (SPC-2/E).

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SPC-1C/E Press Releases, Articles and Presentations


June 3, 2009
SPC-1C/E Presentation:
PDF document

SPC-1C/E

Storage Performance Council

An overview of SPC Benchmark 1C/Energy (SPC-1/E).

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SPC-2C/E Press Releases, Articles and Presentations


October 20, 2011
SPC-2C/E Presentation:
PDF document

SPC-2C/E

Storage Performance Council

An overview of SPC Benchmark 2C/Energy (SPC-2C/E).

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