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Editor:- May 14, 2014 -Virtium announced that its new 2nd generation industrial SSDs (SATA 3 compatible) can deliver upto 4x the read performance of its 1st generation StorFly models which are available in in 2.5", 1.8", M.2, mSATA, Slim SATA, and CFast form factors.


Editor:- January 22, 2014 - Virtium announced immediate availability of the highest capacity SLC-based 10-pin eUSB module - the TuffDrive 10-pin eUSB - which has 32GB capacity, is designed to meet MIL-810 (shock, vibration, altitude, humidity) and has with sustained R/W speeds upto 160MB/s and 125MB/s respectively. The new device is also available with a write disable switch option.
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Editor:- May 6, 2014 - Some good ideas stand the test of time. And I think that's still the case with Virtium's original 4 part categorization scheme for matching embedded SSDs to user cases and needs - a concept which the company first announced publicly back in October 2012.

At that time SSD design efficiency was the back story behind the launch of new models in its StorFly range of industrial temperature rated SATA MLC SSDs.

A key factor for systems designers is that Virtium offers all 4 different grades of guaranteed R/W lifetime performance in each of the popular form factors within the StorFly range.

I've discussed the innovative thinking and value propositions behind Virtium's StorFly SSDs in some mini articles which I have collected in the company's profile page.
overview of form factors in the StorFly range summary
StorFly 25 Virtium StorFly 25 SATA SSDs deliver an optimal solid-state storage solution for embedded and industrial systems that may require a hard drive as an option. StorFly SSDs offer a high-reliability replacement to 2.5" HDDs and, depending on the capacity and endurance requirements, can also provide a cost reduction
StorFly 18 Virtium' StorFly 18 are 1.8" SATA SSDs that are excellent replacements for hard-to-find 1.8" HDDs. StorFly 18 SSDs are also smaller, thinner, "eject-able" alternatives to 2.5" SATA SSDs that provide the benefit of enhanced serviceability without the need for a hot-swap carrier. At a 5mm thickness, StorFly 18 SSDs are ideal for 1U server and blade applications.
StorFly 200 Virtium's StorFly 200 Slim SATA (MO-297) SSDs are ideal for networking, embedded and industrial applications that implement a standard SATA 3Gbps socket but require a form factor with a volume (54mm x 39mm x 5mm) that is roughly 15% that of a 2.5" SSD. In fact, many customers have mechanical designs that incorporate 2x Slim SATA sockets where one 2.5" HDD used to be.

Editor:- January 30, 2013 - Virtium today announced it's shipping true industrial 512GB SSDs in the Slim SATA (MO-297) form factor
StorFly 300 Virtium's StorFly 300 mSATA (MO-300) SSDs are optimal storage solutions for medical, networking and embedded applications that require high performance in a small form factor (51mm x 30mm x 3.5mm). StorFly 300 offers a superior solution for system designs that implement SATA connectivity over a widely-used PCIe miniCard socket that has the added benefit of industry-standard clamping mechanism, making them ideal for wearable or vehicle computers and other high shock and vibration applications.
StorFly CFast Virtium's StorFly CFast SSDs match the storage requirements of industrial automation, networking and medical applications that demand high performance in a small, framed form factor. An industry standard backed by the CompactFlash Association, CFast is the most straightforward solution for next-generation systems that had previously used CompactFlash cards. Similar to CompactFlash or SD cards, CFast SSDs can be either fixed or removable devices, but unlike moving to SD, most ATA-based software can be directly leveraged into new SATA CFast designs.

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