Seagate adds two new members to its Pulsar series of enterprise solid state drive – the Pulsar.2 and the Pulsar XT.2. Both of them come in 2.5-inch form factor and are design to “deliver the ultimate enterprise performance, endurance and reliability”.
The Pulsar.2 is based on MLC NAND flash and is available in up to 800GB. Designed from the ground up for the enterprise, the Pulsar.2 offers he price/performance, data integrity, and endurance needed for performance-hungry enterprise applications. It supports both native 6Gb/s SAS and SATA 6Gb/s interfaces.
The Pulsar XT.2, on the other hand, is SLC-based native 6Gb/s SAS enterprise SSD with up to 400GB capacities. It is the fastest drive in the Seagate portfolio, with sustainable random reads at 48K and writes at 22K IOPS and sequential reads at 360MB/sec and writes at 300MB/sec.
The Pulsar.2 and Pulsar XT.2 will be released in Q2.