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Embedded systems include everything from rugged to PCs to medical equipment to in-car systems to game consoles, and space is typically at a premium. STEC is looking to offer a speedy storage solution that occupies as small a footprint as possible with its Mach16 slim SSD. The drive purports to burn 70% less power in 60% less space than other alternatives. The Mach16 uses a standard SATA connector and STEC firmware and controllers, as well as the company’s CellCare, Secure Array of Flash Elements (SAFE), and PowerSafe technologies, and it offers 245MB/s 128K read and 150MB/s 128K write performance.... Read more...
At the Server Design Summit this week, STEC will demo its latest MLC flash-based SSDs. The company’s flagship ZeusIOPS line now includes a high-endurance model with the ability to deliver up to 30 full capacity read/writes per day for five years (or about 33 Petabytes of data over the life of a 600GB drive). The new model, the ZeusIOPS XE (Extreme Endurance), features STEC’s own fourth-generation ASIC-based SSD controller and CellCare Technology to help ensure the drive’s longevity. It also runs Secure Array of Flash Elements (S.A.F.E.) data loss prevention technology. The ZeusIOPS... Read more...
Good things are happening at this week’s Flash Memory Summit 2011 in Santa Clara, CA, including STEC’s announcement of a new architecture for its enterprise-class ZeusIOPS SSDs that it will be demoing. The ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) architecture is designed to both substantially improve performance and lower costs. Equipped with the new ASIC architecture, the next generation of ZeusIOPS SSDs will boast over 120,000/70,000 read/write IOPS. To put it in perspective, STEC’s current ZeusIOPS SSD products are spec’d at 80,000/20,000 (Fibre Channel interface)... Read more...