Seagate (NASDAQ:STX) today announced a strategic alliance with Super Micro Computer, Inc. or Supermicro (NASDAQ:SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology and green computing, to focus on expanding the market for Seagate ® Pulsar ® solid state drives (SSDs). As part of the initiative, Supermicro customers will have access to the latest Pulsar.2 ™ enterprise-class, MLC-enabled products featuring 2.5” form factors with SAS2/SATA3 6Gb/s performance in up to 800GB capacities. Qualified Seagate SSD products will be listed on Supermicro’s product web pages.
“Supermicro is known for delivering advanced computing technologies to mass markets and SSD technology has matured to a stage where it is a viable option for large scale, enterprise-class application,” said Wally Liaw, vice president, Sales International at Supermicro. “Seagate is a trusted storage technology partner and their latest Pulsar ® SSD product line offers the optimal balance of performance, capacity, reliability and affordability our diverse customer base expects from Supermicro’s solutions. This alliance brings both our company’s best expertise to the table and will serve to accelerate adoption of SSD technology in the industry.”
Supermicro has years of experience working closely with Seagate to develop high performance, enterprise-class server and storage solutions featuring Seagate’s hard disk drives (HDDs). As a Seagate Premier Partner, Supermicro will have access to SSD programs offering:
- Field support
- Priority support & RMA
- Evaluation units
- Training, sales and branding tools
- The Seagate Premier Partner Web Portal
“Supermicro is one of the world’s largest solid state drive server and storage solution providers and offers its customers tremendous flexibility in product configuration,” said Bob Griswold, senior vice president of Seagate Product Line Management. “The addition of Seagate SSDs in Supermicro products will give more visibility to our industry-leading technology, and make it faster and easier for customers around the world to acquire our SSD solutions.”
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