OCZ's Deneva 2 SSDs Get Qualified to PSSC Labs Systems

Will become available in a broad range of workstations and HPC servers

By on November 3rd, 2011 09:14 GMT

Performance computing specialist PSSC Labs has just announced that it has qualified OCZ's Deneva 2 series enterprise SSDs based on the second generation SandForce SF-2000 SATA 6Gbps controllers for being used in the machines built by the company.

PSSC Labs is based in Southern California and its product lineup includes an extensive range of turn-key solutions built in-house, including high performance servers, supercomputers, clusters, workstations, and RAID storage systems.

These solutions are deployed to a diverse customer base such as entertainment content creators, government and military, scientific research, private clouds, and developers.

OCZ's Deneva 2 solid state drives are based on the SandForce SF-2281 controller, with support for the SATA 6Gbps standard, paired together with SLC or 20nm-class MLC NAND Flash memory.

Thanks to this configuration, the drives can reach sequential read speeds of 550 MB/s, while the 4K random access performance is rated at 80,000 IOPS (input/output operations per second).

The OCZ Deneva 2 solid state drives are available both in the 1.8- and the 2.5-inch form factors and their capacities range from 60GB to 480GB.

"PSSC Labs is a leader in the high performance computing arena and we are pleased that they have selected our enterprise class Deneva 2 solid state drives for use within their workstation and server solutions," said Ryan Petersen, CEO of OCZ Technology Group.

"PSSC Labs truly understands the unique challenges that customers address with the processing of ever increasing amounts of data and the integration of solid state drives within PSSC's best of breed solutions only further increases productivity and total cost of ownership for clients," concluded the company's rep.

PSSC Labs hasn't mentioned when the OCZ Deneva 2 SSDs will start to become available in their systems.

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