iDrive dumps HDD for SSD in wholesale upgrade to object storage service

IDrive e2

Cloud storage specialist iDrive has moved its S3 appropriate object storage platform, e2 (opens in new tab), to enterprise-grade SSD in a bid to distinguish itself from its opponents (Backblaze, Wasabi) within the crowded market of S3 appropriate object storage platforms (we reviewed e2 again in 2022).

SSD not solely improves efficiency but additionally reliability (there’s no transferring elements) and permits for better scalability. Alternatively, they’re far costlier than HDD and it’s reassuring that, as a privately held firm, iDrive has been capable of supply, fee and deal with 1000’s of Terabyte value of enterprise SSD storage with out elevating prices.