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BitMicro Ships SATA SSDs

LAS VEGAS -- BiTMICRO Networks, a pioneer in intelligent flash solid-state drive solutions, announced at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada the first customer shipment of its E-Disk Altima SATA solid state drive (SSD). The shipment was made to Targa Systems, L-3 Communications Canada Inc., a leading supplier of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and modified COTS data storage products to the military, avionics and aerospace markets.

The E-Disk Altima™ SATA solid state drive is among the new generation of E-Disk SSDs supported by the EDSA™ DMC and LUNETA™ MFI ASICs. The 2.5-inch, flash based solid state drive is capable of storing up to 416GB of data and sustaining transfer rates of up to 100MB/sec. This robust SATA drive can withstand shock and vibration up to 1,500 G and 16.4 G rms respectively. Mobile computing applications are set to benefit from these features since the 2.5-inch E-Disk® Altima™ E2A3GL solid state drive is a drop-in replacement for disks used in business laptops or rugged portable PCs.

In recent years, the SATA interface has gained a strong foothold in the PC market as it offered point-to-point interface that easily linked storage devices such as hard disks, DVD, and CD-RW drives to the PC motherboard. With the ongoing transformation of the personal computing market from desktop PCs to laptops, the 2.5-inch E-Disk® Altima™ SATA solid state drive easily meets the SSD requirements of mobile computer users. It can also be used as an SSD upgrade for business-critical, enterprise-class applications that require scalable and resilient solid state storage solutions.

“The market availability of the E-Disk® Altima™ SATA solid state drive opens up new and exciting possibilities for the personal and enterprise computing markets,” said Rudy Bruce, Executive VP for Marketing and Sales and CMO at BiTMICRO Networks. “These markets can take advantage of cutting-edge SSD technologies that only an SSD pioneer and long-time industry player such as BiTMICRO Networks can provide.”

BitMicro Networks Inc.