The global leading provider of hard disk drives and storage solutions, Seagate has introduced its new true enterprise SSD (solid state drive) – Seagate Pulsar, which designed to match performance, power, size and reliability requirements for enterprise blade and general server applications, achieving a peak performance of up to 30,000 read IOPS and 25,000 write IOPS, 240MB per second sequential read and 200MB per second sequential write speeds.
“Seagate is optimistic about the enterprise SSD opportunity and views the product category as enabling expansion of the overall storage market for both SSDs and HDDs,” commented Dave Mosley, executive vice president for Sales, Marketing, and Product Line Management at Seagate. “Our strategy is to provide our customers with the exact storage device they need for any application, regardless of the component technology used. We are delivering on that strategy with the Pulsar drive, and you can expect additional products in the future from Seagate using a variety of solid state and rotating media components.”
Features of Seagate Pulsar SSD:
- Sngle-level cell (SLC) technology optimizes SSD reliability and endurance
- 2.5-inch small form factor (7mm z-height) with a SATA interface
- 0.44% AFR rating with a 5-year limited warranty
- Seagate’s enterprise storage expertise to ensure against data loss upon power failure
“To deliver and serve the enterprise SSD marketplace effectively, it is critical for suppliers to understand the needs of their storage system customers with respect to design, manufacturing, supply chain delivery, and support,” said Dave Reinsel, vice president of IDC group. “With its well-established OEM and eco-system relationships and a long history of serving global storage OEMs, Seagate is in a unique position to fortify its leading enterprise storage position with its entry into the enterprise solid state storage market.”
Seagate Pulsar SSD that offered in 50GB, 100GB and 200GB memory capacities are available to OEM customers for qualification.