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Proprietary: Pure sticks to flash module design, becomes a direct flasher

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Apples and oranges. Block storage by definition has far less overhead than iSCSI and NAS (which lay their protocols on top of block); neither are particularly efficient compared to native SCSI-block-on-FC, especially when it's well-tuned and multipathed. They're more convenient but always slower. There's also something to be said for the stability and maturity of all three protocols vs. the wild new world... it's nice to be at the bleeding edge, but I'm not sure I want my flight tracking, medical records, or paycheck to be stored on the latest-and-greatest.

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