SMART Storage Systems plans SSD R&D facility in CO

July 10, 2012 – Marketwire — SMART Storage Systems, solid-state drive (SSD) technology developer, will open an R&D facility in Longmont, CO, to support hardware and software innovation for SSD products and company growth. It joins SMART Storage Systems’ R&D facilities in Phoenix, AZ and Boston, MA as well as Penang, Malaysia.

“Enterprise organizations have begun to grasp the benefits of solid-state storage,” said John Scaramuzzo, president at SMART Storage Systems, adding that the new R&D facility is in a location that can attract enterprise storage talent from the US Midwest.

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The facility will take expertise from the hard-drive industry and apply it to improving Flash memory technologies beyond current SSD capabilities. The researchers also aim to lower the cost of SSD deployment.

SMART Storage Systems’ current SSD offering includes the Optimus, XceedIOPS, XceedStor, and CloudSpeed product families and the Guardian Technology Platform, a proprietary suite of enterprise features and endurance enhancement technologies. SMART Storage Systems is a technology leader in the design, development and deployment of current and next-generation enterprise solid-state storage products. SMART Storage Systems is part of the SMART family of global companies. See for more information.

The SMART family of companies are leading designers, manufacturers and suppliers of electronic subsystems. See for more information.

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