Affordable solid-state drive introduced by Apacer to replace hard drives in cloud computing

TAIPEI, Taiwan, 13 July 2012. Apacer Technology Inc. in Taipei, Taiwan, is introducing the SAFD 25A SATA 3.0 solid-state drive (SSD) for cloud computing data storage applications. The drive can store as much as 512 gigabytes of data, and features anti-shock, anti-vibration, low-power consumption, and high-speed data transmission.

The data-storage device, which is designed to replace traditional magnetic hard drives, which can reduce system cooling requirements and system reliability, Apacer officials say.

The SAFD 25A adopts the SATA 3.0 interface, offers speeds of 475 and 360 megabytes per second, and as many as 50,000 input/output operations per second, which Apacer claims can make the device as efficient as a RAID array of 50 to 60 mechanical hard drives.

For more information contact Apacer online at www.apacer.com.

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