Sunday, December 21, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
BlackBerry Returns To Cash Flow
Comparison: Quantum Dot Vs. OLED Displays
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > PC Parts > OCZ Rea...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, December 03, 2013
OCZ Reaches Agreement With Toshiba to Acquire Solid State Drive Business


OCZ Technology Group, Inc. has signed an asset purchase agreement with Toshiba to acquire substantially all of OCZ's assets in a chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding for $35M.

Under this agreement Toshiba will acquire OCZ's client and enterprise solid state drive business. OCZ will continue to operate and serve existing and future customers during this process. Toshiba has agreed to provide OCZ with DIP (Debtor-in-Possession) financing to ensure that there is adequate capital and flash supply to support the business during the contemplated sale period. The consummation of the asset purchase agreement is subject to an auction and approval by the bankruptcy court in OCZ's bankruptcy case.

This acquisition will provide Toshiba with access to OCZ's proprietary controllers, firmware and software, as well as the teams responsible for bringing these solutions to market, in addition to OCZ's brand and sales channels. This strategic opportunity will bring critical controller IP and NAND supply all under one global organization.

"Over the past year, OCZ has dealt with numerous issues which have stressed the company's capital structure and operating model, posing a challenge to achieving near term profitability. The combination of NAND flash supply constraints and credit issues have impacted our ability to satisfy the demands of our customers; this combined with increased pricing pressure in our industry have contributed to our on-going operating losses. On an operational basis, we completed a complex investigation, several restructurings and a multi-year restatement that added significantly to our working capital requirements," stated Ralph Schmitt, CEO of OCZ. "We have been working diligently on this partnership with Toshiba and we believe that this is the best outcome under our current corporate conditions."

"We are excited to participate in this opportunity. If our bid is successful, the combination of our leading NAND technology with OCZ's SSD expertise will allow us to further strengthen Toshiba's SSD business," said Mr. Seiichi Mori, Vice President of Toshiba's Semiconductor and Storage Company and Corporate Vice President of Toshiba. "We value OCZ's SSD business and technology in both the consumer and enterprise markets, and we are confident that it will reinforce our capabilities and help us to secure leadership in the SSD market."

This transaction has been approved by the Board of Directors of OCZ, and it is expected that the sale will close within approximately 60 days.

Seperately, Toshiba will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications. The new "PX03SN series" will start shipping from the end of this month.



"PX03SN series" SSD have a 2.5-inch form factor, implement an SAS interface, and will be available in capacities up to 1.6 TB. The drives are based on Toshiba's 19nm MLC NAND, support one full DWPD and are suited for server and storage systems for online transactions, cloud computing, online gaming and big data analytics.

The 200GB, 400GB and 800GB eSSDs reach sequential read speeds of 1,100MiB/s while the 1.6TB PX03SNB160 achieves sequential read speeds of 1,060MiB/s. All drives deliver sequential write speeds up to 380MiB/s, random write speeds up to 26,000 IOPS and random read speeds up to 130,000 IOPS.

The PX03SNx series also incorporates power loss protection as well as Toshiba?s Quadruple Swing-By Code (QSBC) for improved error correction and reliability.


Model PX03SNB160 PX03SNF080 PX03SNF040 PX03SNF020
Basic specification
Interface SAS-3.0 (12.0Gbit/s, 6.0Gbit/s, 3.0Gbit/s, 1.5Gbit/s)
NAND technology 19nm MLC
Capacity 1600GB 800GB 400GB 200GB
Logical data block length 512, 520, 528, 4096, 4104, 4160, 4224 B (fixed length)
Sustained 64KiB Sequential Read 1,060 MiB/s 1,100 MiB/s
Sustained 64KiB Sequential Write 380 MiB/s
Sustained 4KiB Random Read 130,000 IOPS
Sustained 4kiB Random Write 26,000 IOPS
Reliability
MTTF 2,000,000 hours
Operating Condition 24 hours/day, 7days/week
Service life 5 years
TBW 2,920TB 1,460TB 730TB 365TB
Power requirment
Regulation 5 V ± 5%, 12 V ± 5%
Power consumption
Power consumption
Ready (Idle A)
3.6 W Typ. 2.7 W Typ.
Power consumption efficiency 19,500 IOPS/W 24,400 IOPS/W
Dimension
Height 15.0 mm
+0, -0.5 mm
7.0 mm
+0, -0.5 mm
Width 69.85 ± 0.25 mm
Length 100.45 mm Max.
Weight 170 g Max. 70 g Max.
Temperature
Operating 0 to 55°C
Non-Operating -40 to 70°C
Vibration/Shock
Vibration (Operating) 21.27 m/s2 {2.17Grms} (5 to 800Hz)
Vibration (Non-operating) 159.74 m/s2 {16.3Grms} (20 to 2000Hz)
Shock (Operating) 9,800 m/s2 {1,000G} / 0.5 ms duration
Shock (Non-operating) 9,800 m/s2 {1,000G} / 0.5 ms duration
Security
Self Encryption Drive NO
Sanitize Instant Erase NO
Others
Power Loss Protection YES




Previous
Next
PS4 Global Sales Surpass 2.1 Million Units        All News        U.S. Approves Microsoft-Nokia Deal
PC Shipments to Fall by Double Digits In 2013     PC Parts News      Dell Releases New 24-inch and 32-inch UltraHD 4K Monitors

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba and SK Hynix Reach Settlement in Lawsuit Ahead Of CES
Toshiba Announces 6TB Enterprise Capacity HDD Models
Toshiba's New Canvio AeroCast Wireless HDD Lets You Play Digital Content On Your TV
Samsung Releases New 3-bit V-NAND 850 EVO SSD
Marvell Introduces First DRAM-less NVMe SSD Controller
Toshiba Expands Line-up of Enterprise SSDs
Toshiba Launches ARM-Based Application Processors with Sound, Image Data-Mining and Security Functions
Far Cry 4 Game Available For Free With Purchase of 840 EVO SSD
Toshiba Develops Low-bitrate SHVC Encoding Technique For Efficient HD to 4k Conversion
OCZ Introduces New Saber 1000 Series SATA SSDs For Enterprises
Toshiba's Enterprise PC Solution Uses BIOS to Secure Information Security
New OCZ Vertex 460A Comes Armed With 19nm NAND

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .