SanDisk Corporation has announced the expansion of its Lightning Enterprise Flash Drive (EFD) family with six new 2.5-inch 6Gb SAS models. Part of the new Enterprise Storage Solutions (ESS) division that SanDisk created after acquiring Pliant Technology, these new drives include three SLC flash drives with capacities of 100GB, 200GB and 400GB; and three MLC flash drives with capacities of 200GB, 400GB and 800GB.
"’With ever-increasing demands being placed on cloud and enterprise IT, our OEM partners require data storage solutions that don't just keep up, but help their customers stay ahead,’ said Greg Goelz, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Storage Solutions (ESS), SanDisk. ‘Our new Lightning drives advance SanDisk's industry-leading enterprise-class performance, reliability and endurance. Meeting HP's stringent qualification requirements underscores our current leadership with EFDs as well as our commitment to continue to deliver breakthrough capabilities.’"