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Dataslide

DataSlide is focused on revolutionizing the storage industry. Bringing together innovation, using standards based mature manufacturing process technologies from LCD, HDD, and semiconductors, the company is developing ultra low power green storage drives with unmatched performance, capacity, reliability, and significant power reduction over traditional disk drive technologies. DataSlide has a seasoned management team from companies like Seagate, Connor, Quantum, Maxtor and HP. DataSlide is a privately held company with locations in United Kingdom, France and United States. DataSlide has affiliations with academia from Carnegie Mellon University/DSSC, Universities of Cambridge, Exeter, Sussex, Sheffield and Brighton in the UK and Paris-Sud in France, and is backed by Angel Investors. For more information about DataSlide please visit our Web site at www.dataslide.com

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  • editor's comments:- Dataslide made its début in the pages of StorageSearch.com in 2002 - when it announced it had filed patents for a revolutionary design of hard drive.

    In 2004 - Dataslide announced it had demonstrated a prototype (under NDA) with the equivalent of 72,000 virtual RPM and the potential to reach the mechanical equivalent of 12 million RPM.

    In June 2009 - Dataslide said it was close to productizing their hard drive technology.

    "DataSlide's Massively Parallel architecture with 64 heads per surface could saturate a 32 lane PCIe bus," said Charles Barnes, CEO of DataSlide. "The Hard Rectangular Drive has the industry reliability and cost advantages of Hard Disk Drives with superior performance and lower power then Solid State Drives. The HRD is over 60% lower power then HDD and during idle the media has zero power dissipation making it the GREEN storage winner."

    DataSlide says it leverages LCD and HDD processes to create an ultra thin massive 2D head array which enables symmetric read and write performance of 160,000 random R/W IOPS with transfer rate of 500MB/s.
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