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OWC Releases First Fully Bootable PCIe SSD For Mac and PC

Other World Computing’s new Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD is a new entry in the consumer/prosumer storage market and will be the first such device that is bootable in both PCs and Macs. Composed of a half-height PCIe card with two MacBook Air-styled SandForce powered SSDs in RAID, the Accelsior is capable of SATA III speeds up to 780MB/s read and …

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Fusion Io Releases ioFX PCIe SSD As Digital Media Drives The Industry Forward

Fusion IO, well known for their high performance, professional grade solid state drives and more recently, SSD caching solutions, has announced the release of their ioFX PCIe SSD. Part of their ioMemory platform, ioFX is intended to bring cost effective, souped up data storage to the workstation. The drive will deliver 1.5GB/s, and will allow artists to manipulate prodigious amounts of …

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SNIA Hopes To Standardize PCIe SSDs As Industry Gets Set For Major Shift

SNIA, who’s stated goal is “to promote acceptance, deployment, and confidence in storage-related architectures, systems, services, and technologies, across IT and business communities”, has announced that they will be forming a PCIe SSD Taskforce. This taskforce is charged with the duty of coordinating and providing guidance to the PCIe SSD marketplace. Their campaign will apparently include educational materials, best practices …

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LSI Releases Nytro PCIe Application Acceleration Architecture Family

LSI announced today the launching of the LSI Nytro Application Acceleration Architecture, an entire family of PCIe based devices and software. Currently there are a multitude of solutions available from many different vendors of enterprise-class Solid State Storage and PCIe solutions. Many of these solutions are for niche users, and not easily integrated into the wider enterprise space. LSI is …

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Super Talent Upstream SSD Aimed Squarely At The Consumer – Market Set For Shower Of New Products

Super Talent, making their presence known at this year’s CeBit, has announced the imminent release of their UpStream PCIe SSD. The LSI Sandforce based card on display will deliver read and write speeds of 1GB/s and 900MB/s respectively and will be offered in capacities of 220GB, 460GB and 960GB. Super Talent hopes to have the card released in April and we hope to …

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Sandisk Purchases Caching Software Specialist FlashSoft

It’s no surprise that SSD- based caching solutions are popular. Both for consumers and enterprise customers, flash based caching offers the ability to accelerate storage performance at lower price points. Needless to say, companies specializing in caching are hot commodities in the storage world. Today, SanDisk announced the purchase of FlashSoft, a provider of flash caching software for Windows, Linux, and VMWare. …

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