Monday, November 12th 2007

BiTMICRO Announces New Fibre Channel E-Disk Altima Flash SSD Drives

At the Oracle OpenWorld 2007 event in San Francisco, California storage manufacturer BiTMICRO has announced its plan to introduce the E-Disk Altima 4Gbit Fibre Channel flash SSD. Aimed at the enterprise market, the E-Disk Altima E3F4FL flash SSD is designed to deliver high-bandwidth storage performance and offer transfer speeds of up to 230MB/s. The Altima drives use single level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory chips and can be equipped with up to 1.6TB worth of flash storage space. The sampling of Altima 4Gbit SSDs will start in Q1 2008 with volume shipment being planned for the second quarter of 2008. The drives are set to arrive in capacities ranging from 16GB to 1.6TB. Prices of the new drives have not been announced.

Source: TechConnect Magazine
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11 Comments on BiTMICRO Announces New Fibre Channel E-Disk Altima Flash SSD Drives

#1
magibeg
If the prices haven't been announced chances are its going to be too much for any of us :P. And the fact its aimed at the enterprise market.
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WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Just imagine 1.2TB of SSD Storage. Boot up in like 3 seconds and load games in the blink of an eye ::drool::
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#3
Mussels
Moderprator
230MB/s, when my drives best is 62 :(
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#4
AsphyxiA
two of these in a RAID!!!!!
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#5
smartphone
I wonder when is it going to be mainstream?
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#6
ktr
by: smartphone
I wonder when is it going to be mainstream?
slowly but surely...
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#7
Darkrealms
by: smartphone
I wonder when is it going to be mainstream?
I'll take 4, two raids one for the operating system and one for my storage ;P
To go with my dual OLED 30" displays (I'll settle for ones that are 1/3" thick).
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#8
DanTheBanjoman
SeƱor Moderator
by: smartphone
I wonder when is it going to be mainstream?
Never, it's fibre channel.
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#9
tigger
I'm the only one
imagine the cost of the 1.6tb ssd:laugh: s'gonna be $100k
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#10
ccox0909
E-Disk

obviously there is now a huge difference in the storage campacity of these little flash drives but who really needs to have all of that space to carry around with them?...Not normal
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Darkrealms
by: ccox0909
obviously there is now a huge difference in the storage campacity of these little flash drives but who really needs to have all of that space to carry around with them?...Not normal
I think this would be best fit for limited storage space (literally space, military, etc). Also I think the laptop market would benefit from this as well.
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