Automagic tiering and application adaptive
"What Thomas and the SBU want to accomplish is nothing less than a transformation of servers towards being flash-intensive in-memory data processing rockets on the one hand, and, later we think, low-latency active archive data tubs on the other."
Well, yes, the 2-tier approach is necessary. But, it needs to be automated by policy and transparent to apps. Is this the software being written?