Intel is now addressing the Linux server enterprise market segment by offering their CAS or Cache Acceleration Software for Linux-based servers–specifically 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux* 5/6, CentOS 5/6, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11* SP1. Intel Cache Acceleration Software seamlessly accelerates targeted applications running on virtual machines and physical servers. No migration effort or storage [...]
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Samsung has released a major overhaul of their Magician SSD software, bringing the software to version 4.0. One of the biggest boons to owning a Samsung SSD is Samsung’s attention to detail, as evidenced by this extremely useful SSD optimization/tuning and management tool. The last version of the Magician software was 3.2 and supported up [...]
EXCEEMO has launched the Platinum Series SATA III SSD in capacities ranging from 32GB to 512GB with an unheard of 30 year warranty. The Platinum Series provides maximum sequential read/write and IOPS speeds of up to 555/530 and 67,000/81,000, respectively, and contains the LSI Sandforce SF-2281 flash storage processor. Exceemo offers two primary variations, a standard operating [...]
SP (Silicon Power) has launched the 7mm thick Slim S50 SSD series in capacities from 32GB to 256GB with maximum sequential read/write speeds up to 530MB/s and 200MB/s respectively. The slim height is important as it opens up the range of devices it may be installed into from ultrabooks to desktops. The Slim S50 SSD features a SATA III 6Gbp/s [...]
Foremay has announced the world’s first SATA interface 2TB SSD in the 2.5″ form factor and has made available these characteristics in both their the SC199 and TC166 SSD families. The SC199 version targets military, aerospace, medical, and other mission critical applications with enhanced vibration, shock, drop resistance, and wide temperature tolerances as much as -40 ~ +85°C or wider [...]
STEC has announced two new entries to the SSD world in the form of 2TB SAS and PCIE enterprise level SSDs, as well as a new version of their caching software. The SSDs are called the STEC 2TB s840 SAS SSD and 2TB s1120 PCIe Accelerator SSD, respectively. The s1120 will reach 1.4GB/s performance with 165,000 IOPS [...]
Plextor has unleashed the Marvell 88SS9187 enterprise-grade controller based M5 Pro Xtreme SSD in the United States. This new revision of the M5 Pro promises random read and random write performance of 100,000/88,000 IOPS (meaning it is FAST), 256 bit AES encryption (meaning your data is safe IF you decide to make use of this feature), [...]