X-bit Labs reports Seagate has quietly started shipping its first solid state disks to enterprise storage clients. The company started shipments last month, but has not yet publicly unveiled brand names or specifications.
Seagate Technology, the world’s largest maker of hard disk drives (HDDs), has quietly started ro ship its first solid-state drives (SSDs). Even though the firm has not released any details about its new product line, it claimed that its initial SSDs will be aimed at servers and will be optimized for endurance, reliability and performance.
“Seagate's SSD program is progressing on schedule: we began production and shipped for in September and customer response has been very favorable. To meet customer requirements, the initial product in Seagate's SSD portfolio is targeted at the broad volume server market and has a Serial ATA interface,” said William Mosley, executive vice president of sales, marketing and product line management.