Seagate Technology LLC today announced its first solid-state disk drive and said the product is aimed at the booming general server and blade server marketplace.
Seagate's new Pulsar SSD is a 2.5-in., enterprise-class drive that uses single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash chips. The Pulsar will offer up to 240MB/sec. sequential read speeds and 200MB/sec. sequential write speeds or peak performance of up to 30,000 read IOPS and 25,000 write IOPS, according to Seagate. The company is backing the drive with a five-year limited warranty.