Tag Archives: SMART Storage Systems

SanDisk Completes Its Acquisition Of SMART Storage Systems

SanDisk Corporation, a world leader in Flash memory storage technologies, has announced the completion of its acquisition of SMART Storage Systems, a developer and producer of leading enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs) based on SATA and SAS connection interfaces.  We had originally reported the news of the acquisition back on July 2nd. Completion of the acquisition results in SMART Storage Systems …

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Smart Storage Systems And Diablo Technologies Unveil UltraDIMM – The Fastest Ultra-Low Latency Enterprise-Class Flash SSD

SMART Storage Systems today announced ULLtraDIMM™, the industry’s first enterprise-class ultra-low latency (ULL) SSD. Connecting NAND flash directly to the memory channel via an innovative DIMM form factor design, the ULLtraDIMM SSD is a cost-effective storage device that achieves DRAM-like performance and crosses the final frontier of storage latency. The ULLtraDIMM establishes an all-new ULL SSD tier for enterprise servers …

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SMART Storage Systems And Diablo Technologies Partner Up On Ultra-Low Latency Enterprise SSDs

SMART Storage Systems, Inc., a creative provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technology for enterprise applications, and Diablo Technologies, Inc., an innovative provider of memory system interface solutions, are announcing an exclusive agreement.  This agreement will combine SMART Storage Systems’ Guardian Technology Platform with Diablo’s Memory Channel Storage (MCS).  The partnership will result in a new tier of enterprise SSDs that …

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SMART Storage Systems Optimus 400GB SAS SSD Review

The race to get the performance and longevity of expensive SLC flash at MLC prices has been going on for some time now. SMART Storage Systems believe that their unique blend of technologies has the potential to replace SLC-based drives in many applications, helping to tip the scales of price vs. performance in favor of high-endurance MLC products. SMART’s Optimus SAS …

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SMART Storage Retrofits XceedIOPS2 With 24nm eMLC Toggle

24nm Toggle is hot these days. From the Plextor M3P to the SanDisk Extreme and all points in between, 24nm Toggle from Toshiba is a performance favorite. When we looked at SMART’s XceedIOPS2 earlier this year, the potent combination of enterprise-class SF-2582 controller and 32nm Toshiba eMLC did not disappoint. But in keeping with the times, SMART has seen fit to …

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SMART Storage Systems XceedStor 500S 240GB MLC Enterprise SSD Review

Our SSD analysis today will be on the SMART Storage Systems XCeedStor 500S 240GB MLC enterprise SSD and SMART hopes to cater to the exploding Light-Enterprise market with this new enterprise entry. Many users are now substituting client SSDs for more price-conscious approaches to boosting read-centric environment performance which can expose users to data integrity and security concerns, making the …

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Examining The SSD Industry – Researching The Controller or Processor

If NAND flash is the fuel, than a controller is the engine. This article takes a look at controller and firmware, it’s importance, and the players that “Own the Controller”. The first debate is what’s more important, the controller itself, or the firmware that drives it? While a debatable issue, we can certainly agree that one does not work without the other. Further, significant Intellectual Property …

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