by Anton Shilov
10/30/2013 | 11:54 PM
Toshiba Corp. has introduced its latest enterprise-class solid-state drives (eSSDs) that boast high capacities as well as extreme speeds. The new Toshiba PX02SS eSSDs will provide up to 800GB of storage space and up to 1.1GB/s data read speed. The eSSD is designed for various write-intensive enterprise applications and is ideally suited for large workloads, such as data processing and online transactions.
The PX02SS features a 12Gb/s SAS interface, and select models offer industry standard self-encrypting technology. With high transaction workloads in mind, the newest eSSD supports up to 30 full drive writes per day for all available capacity points and has a layered error correction code (ECC) approach for improved reliability. The drives are based on 24nm eMLC NAND flash memory and are available in 100GB, 200GB, 400GB and 800GB capacities. Sequential read speed of the drives is up to 1.1GB/s, sequential write speed is up to 410MB/s. Full specs are available below.
“Toshiba’s unique integrated SSD design and manufacturing capability ensures that key components of the SSD, including NAND flash, are designed by Toshiba. Component and design commonality reduces qualification time for our customers and reflects Toshiba’s partner-driven approach to SSD design and manufacturing, helping our customers save time and money,” said Don Jeanette, senior director of product marketing at Toshiba Storage Products business unit.