1944 - Ampex is a
leading supplier of high-capacity, high performance digital storage systems
capable of functioning in demanding environments on land, at sea or in the air.
- editor's comments:- March 2011 - among other things
Ampex designs a rugged
iSCSI SSD for airborne
TuffServ 480 provides
2TB of RAID protected hot
swappable flash storage in a conduction cooled MIL-STD-810F certified compact
package measuring 5.25" H x 7.25" W x 10" D.
mentions in SSD
In October 2009 -
Ampex announced first
shipments of the TuffServ 480 SSD.
|this way to the Petabyte
|In 2016 there will be
just 3 types of
SSD in the datacenter.|
of them doesn't exist yet - the bulk storage SSD.
It will start to
replace the last remaining strongholds of
hard drives in the
datacenter due to its unique combination of characteristics, huge storage
density, low running costs and operational advantages.
storage SSDs will displace the last remaining hard drives in the enterprise
server market by 2020 - even if the price of a new hard disk drops to zero
and enterprise HDDs are given away free!
||The new business and
architectural models of the datacenter - how we get from here to there - and
the technical and problems which will need to be solved - are just some
of the ideas explored in this
|Fast Purge SSDs|
|The need for fast and
secure data erase - in which vital parts of a flash SSD or its data are
destroyed in seconds - has always been a requirement in military projects.
|| Although many industrial
SSD vendors offer products with extended "rugged" operating
environment capabilities - and even
notebooks SSDs come
with encryption - it's the availability of fast data purge which
differentiates "truly secure" SSDs which can be deployed in