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Press Releases and Articles
Listed below are links to older SPC-related press releases, articles and presentations, including press releases from SPC Test Sponsors announcing their SPC Results.

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 and Articles


July 12, 2007

Press Release
SPC-1 Result
SPC-2 Result

Storage Performance Council (SPC)

Scalability of SPC-1 and SPC-2 as demonstrated by IBM's SVC 4.2 SPC Results

July 12, 2007

Press Release
SPC-1 Result
SPC-2 Result

IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (SVC) 4.2

 

SPC-1 Press Releases and Articles

SPC Benchmark 1™ (SPC-1)


October 17, 2011

Press Release:
HP website


SPC-1 Result


HP P10000 3PAR V800



May 10, 2011
 

Press Release


SPC-1 Result


Texas Memory Systems RamSan-630


April 22, 2011


CEO Blog


SPC-1 Result


Pillar Axiom 600 Series 3

March 2, 2010

Press Release

SPC-1 Result

Infortrend ESVA F60

October 1, 2007

Press Release

SPC-1 Result

Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V (USP V)
October 1, 2007 Article SPC-1 Result Enterprise Storage Forum Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V (USP V) SPC-1 Result article
December 7, 2006 Article SPC-1 Result SearchStorageChannel.com IBM DS8300 Turbo SPC-1 Result article

December 5, 2006

Press Release

SPC-1 Result

IBM System Storage DS8300 Turbo

November 2, 2005

Press Release
SPC-1 Result
SPC-1 Result
IBM System Storage DS8300
IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller
December 10, 2001 Article SPC-1 Client Server News 2000 - Issue 429 (page 6) SPC-1 announcement article
December 6, 2001 Article SPC-1 ComputerWire SPC-1 announcement article
December 5, 2001 Article SPC-1 InfoStor SPC-1 announcement article
December 3, 2001 Press Release SPC-1 Storage Performance Council (SPC) SPC press release announcing SPC-1 (December 3, 2001 press kit)
December 3, 2001 Document SPC Storage Performance Council (SPC) SPC backgrounder (December 3, 2001 press kit)
December 3, 2001 Document SPC-1 Storage Performance Council (SPC) SPC-1 Backgrounder (December 3, 2001 press kit)
December 3, 2001 Document SPC-1 Storage Performance Council (SPC) SPC-1 Executive Summary (December 3, 2001 press kit)
December 3, 2001 Press Release SPC-1 Evaluator Group Press release announcing support of the SPC and SPC-1
December 3, 2001 Press Release SPC-1 Ideas International Press release announcing support of the SPC and SPC-1
December 2, 2001 Article SPC-1 searchStorage.com SPC-1 announcement article
December 2, 2001 Article SPC-1 searchStorage.com - Q & A SPC-1 announcement interview

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SPC-1/E Press Releases and Articles

SPC Benchmark 1/Energy™ (SPC-1/E)

October 13, 2009
Document:
PDF document

SPC-1/E

Storage Performance Council

An overview of SPC-1/E and anticipated future development

October 13, 2009
Press Release:
PDF document

SPC-1/E

Storage Performance Council
SPC press release announcing the public release of the SPC Benchmark 1/Energy (SPC-1/E) benchmark extension
  (plus the submission of the first SPC-1C/E Results from Xiotech Corporation)

October 13, 2009

Press Release:

PDF document

SPC-1/E Results

Xiotech Emprise 5000
(one SPC-1/E Result with 146 GB disk drives and the second result with
600 GB disk drives)

October 13, 2009
Document:
PDF document

SPC-1/E

Research Report:  Energy and Performance Come Together with Storage Benchmarking

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SPC-2 Press Releases and Articles

SPC Benchmark 2™ (SPC-2)


May 10, 2011


Press Release


SPC-2 Result


Texas Memory Systems RamSan-630
December 9, 2006 Article SPC-2 The Register SPC-2/SPC-2 Toolkit availability announcement article
December 7, 2006 Article SPC-2 Network World SPC-2/SPC-2 Toolkit availability announcement article
December 6, 2006 Press Release SPC-2 Storage Performance Council SPC press release announcing the public availability of SPC-2 and SPC-2 Toolkit
  (plus development of SPC component-level benchmarks)

August 10, 2006

Press Release

SPC-2 Result

Sun StorageTek® 6140 Array

November 28, 2006

Website Entry

SPC-2 Result

Fujitsu ETERNUS4000 Model 500

December 14, 2005

Press Release
SPC-2 Result
SPC-2 Result
IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller
IBM System Storage DS8300

December 13, 2005

Press Release

SPC-2

Press release announcing support of SPC-2

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SPC-1C Press Releases and Articles

SPC Benchmark 1C™ (SPC-1C)


August 9-11, 2011

Presentation:

PDF document


SPC-1C
 
Craig Parris' (Seagate) presentation at the August 9-11, 2011 Flash Memory Summit entitled "SPC Case Study on Consistent Performance", which was part of the Enterprise Storage Application tutorial.


July 18, 2011
Press Release:
Seagate website
PDF document


SPC-1C Result


Seagate Pulsar XT.2 SPC-1C Result and availability press release

June 3, 2009
Press Release:
Seagate website
PDF document

SPC-1C/E Result

Seagate Savvio® 10K.3 ST9300603SS

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SPC-1C/E Press Releases and Articles

SPC Benchmark 1C/Energy™ (SPC-1C/E)

June 3, 2009
Press Release:
PDF document

SPC-1C/E

Storage Performance Council
SPC press release announcing the public release of the SPC Benchmark 1C/Energy (SPC-1C/E) benchmark extension
  (plus the submission of the first SPC-1C/E Results provided by IBM Corporation and Seagate Technology LLC)

June 3, 2009
Press Release:
IBM website
PDF document

SPC-1C/E Result

IBM System Storage EXP 12S (SSD)

June 3, 2009
Press Release:
Seagate website
PDF document

SPC-1C/E Result

Seagate Savvio® 10K.3 ST9300603SS

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

SPC Benchmark 2C™ (SPC-2C) | SPC Benchmark 2C/Energy™ (SPC-2C/E)

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

Storage Performance Council
SPC press release announcing the SPC Benchmark 2/Energy (SPC-2/E)
and SPC Benchmark 2C/Energy (SPC-2C/E) Energy Extensions
(plus the submission of the first SPC-2/E Result from IBM and SPC-2C/E Result from Seagate)

June 3, 2009
Press Release:
IBM website
PDF document

SPC-1C/E Result

IBM System Storage EXP 12S (SSD)

June 3, 2009
Press Release:
Seagate website
PDF document

SPC-1C/E Result

Seagate Savvio® 10K.3 ST9300603SS

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SPC Presentations at Computer Measurement Group (CMG)  Conferences

SPC at CMG

December 2-7, 2005

SPC Presentation

CMG'07 - San Diego, California

December 3-8, 2006

SPC Presentation

CMG 2006 - Reno, Nevada

December 4-9, 2005

SPC Presentation

CMG 2005 - Orlando, Florida

December 5-12, 2004

SPC Presentation

CMG 2004 - Las Vegas, Nevada

December 7-12, 2003

SPC Presentation

CMG 2003 - Dallas, Texas

December 8- 13, 2002

SPC Presentation

CMG 2002 - Reno, Nevada

December 2-7, 2001

SPC Presentation

CMG 2001 - Anaheim, California

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