Xyratex is a leading provider of enterprise class data storage
subsystems and storage process technology. The company designs and manufactures
enabling technology that provides OEM and disk drive manufacturer customers with
data storage products to support high-performance storage and data communication
networks. Xyratex has over 25 years of experience in research and development
relating to disk drives, storage systems and high-speed communication protocols.
Founded in 1994 in an MBO from IBM, and with headquarters in the UK, Xyratex
has an established global base with R&D and operational facilities in
Europe, the United States and South East Asia.
- editor mentions on STORAGEsearch.com
- editor's comments:- according to a June 2010 company mission statement
report - Xyratex technology was inside 15% of the worldwide
external storage capacity shipped in 2009.
The company's view of the
SSD market at that time was muted. They said - "Disk Drives remain only
competitive data storage technology.
SSDs are limited to very
high performance "cache"and
transient data applications."
sudden power loss|
|Why should you care
what happens in an SSD when the power goes down? |
This important design
feature - which barely rates a mention in most SSD datasheets and press releases
- has a strong impact on
SSD data integrity
This article will help you understand why some
SSDs which (work perfectly well in one type of application) might fail in
others... even when the changes in the operational environment appear to be