Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SATA Solid State Drives support SMART commands.

Press Release Summary:

May 21, 2014 - Offered in 2.5 and 1.8 in. SATA, M.2, mSATA, Slim SATA, and CFast form factors, Gen2 StorFly® SATA 6G SSDs are optimized for networking, communications, industrial, remote monitoring, transportation, and digital signage applications. PE Class SLC-based units range from 8–256 GB with read/write performance of 500/400 MBps, while CE Class MLC-based models range from 30–480 GB with read/write performance of 500/330 MBps. vtGUARD™ technology protects against data corruption from unexpected power loss.

Original Press Release

Virtium Introduces Second Generation StorFly SATA SSDs

Press release date: May 14, 2014

StorFly SSDs Enable OEMs to Reduce Costly Requals and Improve Total Cost of Ownership While Taking Advantage of Higher Performance and Capacities

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., – Virtium, the embedded industry's trusted supplier of highly reliable infrastructure SSDs and industrial memory modules, today introduced its second generation StorFly® SATA 6G (SATA III) solid state drive product family.  Virtium's Gen2 StorFly SSDs family is available in 2.5 and 1.8-inch SATA, M.2, mSATA, Slim SATA, and CFast form factors.  Virtium's second generation StorFly SSD products provide superior endurance,are engineered for extended product lifecycles, and are optimized for the data types and workloads of a wide range of infrastructure applications including networking, communications, industrial, remote monitoring, transportation, digital signage and gaming systems.

Greatly minimizing the need for costly product requalifications, Virtium's StorFly PE Class SLC-based SSDs will maintain stable configurations for at least three or more years enabling OEMs to realize a considerable total cost-of-ownership (TCO) advantage. They also deliver four times the read performance, along with improved error-checking and correction (ECC) and wear-leveling capabilities. The new StorFly designs also support SMART commands and feature Virtium's vtGUARD™ technology to protect against data corruption as a result of an unexpected power loss.

"With its second generation StorFly SATA SSDs, Virtium is able to guarantee that its SLC-based StorFly PE class products will not cause a requal for at least four years," said Scott Phillips, director of marketing at Virtium.  "Virtium also offers solutions using the latest generation MLC NAND technology for budget-constrained projects."

Virtium StorFly SATA 6G SSD Family
StorFly  PE CE
Capacities (GB) 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 30, 60, 120, 240, 480
R/W Performance (MB/s) 500 / 400 500 / 330
Form factors 2.5", 1.8", M.2, mSATA, Slim SATA, CFast

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About Virtium
Virtium is a solutions-driven provider of embedded SSD and industrial memory products OEMs trust for their networking, communications, industrial, POS, transportation, gaming and medical system applications.  Virtium excels at both first-to-market solutions and unsurpassed continuity of support for legacy products that meet the performance, workload and product deployment requirements of its customers. 

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