Smart Modular Technologies has announced the XceedStor 500S 2.5-inch SATA SSD the server market.
The XceedStor 500S SSD was designed specifically to address the growing need for fast and reliable solid-state storage in the server and cloud computing markets, the vendor said.
Featuring capacities of 60GB to 480GB and supporting a 6Gb/s SATA interface, the XceedStor 500S SSD provides 500MB/s sequential read/write and 60K/20K IOPS random read/write performance.
Leveraging the same firmware found in Smart's existing enterprise class SSDs, the XceedStor incorporates backup-power circuitry and benefits from the SandForce enterprise class controller, allowing it to achieve an MTBF of 2 million hours and less than 1 in 1018 bits read.
The XceedStor 500S SSD will be available for sampling in October.