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
For more information:http://www.seagate.com/internal-hard-drives/enterprise-hard-drives/2-5/pulsar/ http://www.supermicro.com About Super Micro Computer, Inc. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server and storage technology is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions ® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, HPC, Enterprise IT and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the environment through its “We Keep IT Green ®” initiative and provides customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions available on the market. Learn more at www.Supermicro.com. About Seagate Seagate is a worldwide leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions. Learn more at http://www.seagate.com. http://seagate.com/twitter http://seagate.com/facebook http://media.seagate.com Copyright 2012 Seagate Technology LLC. All rights reserved. Printed in USA. Seagate, Seagate Technology and the Wave logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC in the United States and/or other countries.