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Xyratex

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.

see also:- Xyratex - 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."

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