Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Toshiba Samples SSDs Using 15nm MLC NAND Flash Memory

Toshiba has begun production of its first enterprise SSDs integrating 15nm MLC NAND flash memory. The line-up includes products with double the capacity of conventional Toshiba products. The SSDs are equipped with Toshiba’s proprietary QSBC (Quadruple Swing-By Code) error correction technology, a highly efficient error correction code (ECC). Along with the power loss protection and data protection features, it helps strengthen the protection of customer data and

enhances reliability.

The new products include:

  • the HK4R Series with capacities up to 1920GB - targeted at enterprise applications such as web servers, files servers, media streaming, video-on-demand, search engines and warm data storage.
  • the HK4E Series of value-endurance drives - offering an endurance level of three DWPD and capacities up to 1600GB. It is suited for e-mail servers and data centers.