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M4 Data

M4 Data provides data storage solutions to the computer community. Its primary goal is to provide customers with the most cost-effective, high performance data storage solutions based on innovative design and advanced technology, customer-focused quality manufacturing, and backed by a responsive world-wide support network. M4 Data has over twenty years experience in developing and manufacturing tape drives to meet the needs of some of the most demanding customers in the world. With over 40,000 units field installed, M4 Data has the experience to effectively address all mainframe data interchange and high-speed backup requirements, no matter how demanding the application, providing connection to virtually any host platform by virtue of its multiple interfaces. M4 Data also provides comprehensive support on its products internationally through various offices and agents. The Company's fully qualified ISO9000 production facilities assure the finest quality standard. For more information visit

  • news:- Feb 7, 2001 - Quantum's DLT & Storage Systems Group today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire M4 Data (Holdings) Ltd..
  • editor's note:- October 18, 2006 - the management team launched new tape library systems today as M5 Data
Are MLC SSDs Safe in Enterprise Apps?
This is a follow up article to the popular SSD Myths and Legends which, a year earlier demolished the myth that flash memory wear-out (a comfort blanket beloved by many RAM SSD makers) precluded the use of flash in heavy duty datacenters.

This follow up 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.
which technology to choose? - read the article It starts down a familiar lane but an unexpected technology twist (which arrived in my email while writing this article) takes you to a startling new world of possibilities. the article

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