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Olixir Technologies

Olixir Technologies

Olixir Technologies, based in Milpitas, Calif., designs and markets ruggedized external disk drives and disk to disk backup systems.

Olixir's Data Storage solutions are designed to be easy-to-manage and allow universal access to data across servers, media types and storage networks in both the mainframe and open-systems environments. Olixir provides products and services to a broad range of customers, including large multi-national companies, midsize and small businesses, end users, universities, medical institutions and governmental agencies.

Editor's comments:- In the period 2004 to 2008 - Olixir advertised their pioneering low cost rugged hard drive modules here on

That's the period from which the text below about the drop tests came from BTW.

The company still (in 2015 has products in the rugged HDD enclosure market.

Most Hard Drives Are At RISK With Just a 2-inch Drop!

There are many portable hard drives. However, most - including models that claim to be "rugged" are too fragile to be moved around safely and are not even close to meeting the Military Standard MIL-STD-810F transit drop test! (Survive 26 drops at 4 feet on a hard surface.) That's because most have no shock protection or use outdated technology.

Olixir Developed a Military-Grade "Rugged" Portable Hard Drive with proprietary NEW shock protection technology that not only meets, but easily EXCEEDS the MIL-STD-810F transit drop test..

Our handheld rugged portable hard drive survives over 75 drops from 3 to 6 Feet.

Our portable hard drive uses high-quality internal drives by Hitachi and provides over 10,000G of patented shock protection in a high-impact case, which keeps your data protected from drops.

You won't find a more durable and versatile portable hard drive. And it's less expensive than most military portable hard drives. click for more info

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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.
Fast Purge flash SSDs directory & articles 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 sensitive applications.

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