HGST has expanded its product portfolio by introducing its new series of NVMe-compliant Ultrastar SN100 PCIe SSDs. This new offering of the company will lead to a simplified PCIe SSD system integration paired with HGST’s renowned quality and reliability. This solution will empower broad system interoperability and ease of deployment, resulting in lower cost of ownership.
Speaking about the new series, said Mike Gustafson, senior vice president and general manager of HGST Flash Platforms Group, said “We expect to see significant growth in PCIe-based SSD demand, especially as businesses implement server-side Flash in conjunction with Flash-optimized software and applications. As a strategic addition to our broad portfolio of SATA, SAS and PCIe SSDs, we expect the new Ultrastar SN100 series to raise the bar by delivering industry-leading performance, including consistent low access latency, as well as enterprise endurance. We are also delighted about our partnership with Toshiba and look forward to strengthening our relationship in the years to come.”
HGST will be incorporating NVMe-compatible extensions. It focuses on delivering new levels of application integration by enabling value-add software layers to interface with the PCIe SSD’s NAND flash management. Employing these services HGST extensions, software can interact with the SSDs in a more comprehensive manner and realize data management optimizations that deliver two times higher performance.