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Hitachi Announces SAS 12 Gbps SSD Capable of 4.8GB/s Performance

Hitachi Global Storage Technology, well known for their high performance storage solutions, has unveiled the very first SAS 12 Gbps SSD which is capable of a total available interface bandwidth of 4.8GB/s per drive. The SAS 12Gbps interface represents the highest performance interconnect seen on SSDs thus far, aside from PCIe of course. The new drives will be on display …

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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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IO-Data Announces SSDN-3TB SSDs With New Toshiba SATA 3 SSD Controller

IO-Data, well known for its myriad storage products, has announced their latest SSD model, SSDN-3TB. Built around a new Toshiba 6Gbps storage controller, it will deliver read and write speeds of up to 480 MB/s and 350MB/s respectively. In addition, random performance is pegged at 73k IOPS for reads and 58k IOPS when it comes to writes. Initially available in …

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OWC Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G 6Gbps SSD Review – OWC and LSI Combine For a Great Enterprise Entry

OWC has jumped feet first into the Enterprise space with the new OWC Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G SSD. Leveraging one of the fastest controllers on the planet, the LSI SF-2582 in tandem with Toshibas Enterprise Toggle Synchronous eMLC NAND, this SSD promises the absolute best in long term performance and endurance. OWC is also throwing in an outstanding industry-leading 7 …

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Micron RealSSD P400e 6Gbps 200GB Enterprise SSD Review

Our SSD analysis today looks at the Micron RealSSD P400e SATA 3 enterprise SSD, a new entry with a new approach to integrating SSDs into the entry-level enterprise tier. The enterprise SSD market is segmenting into several layers that suit very different needs, and this entry level MLC based SSD looks to grab the mainstream customer market. Upper-echelon ultra high …

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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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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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