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Astek Corporation, located in Colorado Springs near Garden of the Gods park, specializes in storage productions and solutions for the embedded, industrial, medical and military markets. Astek provides off-the shelf products, ODM products and custom configurations, and full-custom NRE design services. Our engineers also perform ASIC design, board design, prototyping and manufacturing, software/firmware development and other design and system integration services. Astek is a closely held private company, established in 1998, located in Colorado Springs CO at 5055 Corporate Plaza Drive, Colorado Springs, CO, 80919.

  • editor's comments:- you would never be able to guess from Astek's company profile - that what the company actually does is design and market HBAs on PCI related form factors (AMC, PMC etc) for SAS and Fibre-channel interfaces. The company also makes adapters, enclosures and some memory / bus test modules.
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This new article looks at the risks posed by MLC Nand Flash SSDs which have recently hatched from their breeeding ground as chip modules in cellphones and morphed into hard disk form factors.
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