Sunday, May 29, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Launches Wordlwide
Corsair Bulldog PC Is Seeking A Place In Your Living Room
Samsung Galaxy C5 and C7 Released In China
SSD Adoption in Notebooks To Increase This Year As TLC NAND Market Matures
Samsung To Launch SamsungPay Mini Online Payments App
Facebook Publishers To Show Ads To Everyone
Samsung and Warner Bros. Release The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition
Acer At Computex 2016
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Hitachi...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Hitachi Enters Solid State Drive Business With Intel


Intel and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies today announced plans to jointly develop and deliver Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Fibre Channel (FC) enterprise-class solid-state drives (SSDs) for servers, workstations and storage systems.

The move marks a strategic shift for Hitachi, the world's third-largest hard drive maker, which until now has not made a commitment to SSD technology.

Hitachi GST is leading Enterprise drive supplier while Intel is a major manufacturer of NAND technology. The two companies said that they would work together exclusively to deliver enterprise SSDs with SAS and FC interfaces, with the first products expected to be available in early 2010.

The new generation of solid-state drive technology complements existing enterprise-class hard disk drives (HDDs) and is intended for use in storage applications that require extremely high Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) performance and power efficiency.

The new SSDs will be branded and exclusively sold and supported by Hitachi GST and use Intel NAND flash memory and SSD technology. The the first shipment planned for 2010, the companies said in a joint statement.

Hitachi GST said that it would continue to provide its OEM customers with a portfolio of enterprise storage products that includes traditional HDDs and forthcoming SSDs. Intel will also continue to develop, market and sell its product lines of SATA SSDs.

Hitachi's SSD business would market the devices for business-use such as in servers and computer storage systems, and will not follow rivals like Toshiba in targeting laptop PCs and other consumer-based applications.

"The new solid-state drives for the enterprise include a number of architectural breakthroughs and improve performance and energy usage models that will change enterprise computing," said Randy Wilhelm, vice president and general manager, Intel NAND Solutions Group. "Intel and Hitachi GST share a common objective in delivering SAS/FC products based on solid-state technology that will help enterprise customers meet the skyrocketing demands for performance while reducing space, power and cooling costs."

"We understand the needs of today's enterprise customers and are committed to delivering breakthrough products that increase their data center performance and reduce total cost of ownership," said Shinjiro Iwata, executive vice president, Strategic Business Operations, Hitachi GST. "By expanding our product line-up to include both traditional enterprise hard drives and new SSDs, Hitachi GST will continue to provide customers with a proven set of products tailored to meet the high-performance, high-reliability requirements of today's data center."


Previous
Next
Windows 7 to Offer Software Emulation For DirectX 10.1/10 Hardware        All News        Nokia Introduces the N97 Mobile Phone
ASUS Introduces the Redesigned Eee PC 1002HA Netbook     PC Parts News      Corsair Launches Modular 'Professional Series' 450W PSU

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Hitachi Develops New Humanoid Robot
Hitachi and Honda Develop Portable Breath-based Alcohol Detection Device For Car Drivers
Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric Fined By Europe Over Automotive Parts Cartel Case
Hitachi Wearable Sensor Helps Working Groups Be Happy And Productive
Hitachi Wearable Device Monitors Brain Functions
Hitachi Technology Stores Digital Data In 100 Recording Layers, Data Can be Stored For 300 million Years
Hitachi HDDs Have The Lowest Failure Rate: report
Hitachi Combines SSD Tier And SSD Cache Methods in Tiered Storage Systems
Hitachi Brings New Flash, Unified Storage and Converged Solutions
HGST Launches the 1.5TB Mobile Hard Drive
Maxell Introduces First iVDR, BD, HDD Combo Recorder
Hitachi Maxell To Take Over Hitachi's LCD projector Business

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .