Toshiba Expands Enterprise SATA SSD Options on Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers

Toshiba HK4 Series Brings 1.8” and 2.5” Enterprise Optimized SATA SSDs to Dell EMC PowerEdge 13G Servers, including Self-Encrypting Drive Options

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 9:00 am EDT

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IRVINE, Calif.
"Today’s news further illustrates our continued push to solve customer challenges with innovative storage products and our alignment as a long-term storage supplier of SSDs to Dell EMC."

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), a committed technology leader, today announces that Dell EMC is now incorporating Toshiba’s HK4 Series 1.8” and 2.5” Data Center SATA SSDs into Dell EMC’s PowerEdge 13G Servers.

Toshiba’s HK4 Series SATA SSDs offer enterprise-optimized latency, power, performance and encryption capabilities for enterprise applications such as web servers, file servers, media streaming, video-on-demand, search engines and warm data storage. The HK Series is equipped with Toshiba’s proprietary Quadruple Swing-By Code (QSBC) error correction technology, a highly efficient error correction code (ECC) providing improved data protection and reliability.

“Dell EMC customers will now have more choices with this new collaboration, and the addition of Toshiba data center SSDs will offer customers choice in reliable, high performing and secure technology to support enterprise environments and applications,” said Ravi Pendekanti, senior vice president server solutions product management and marketing at Dell EMC. “An enhanced Dell EMC PowerEdge 13G Server portfolio with Toshiba HK4 encrypted data center SSDs offers our customers better options for securing their critical company data.”

As previously announced, new IDC market reports1 identified Toshiba as the fastest growing vendor in both the worldwide $25 billion hard disk drive (HDD) segment, as well as in the $17 billion solid state drive (SSD) segment in 2016 over 2015, as measured by revenue and units. Toshiba consistently pushes to strengthen its SSD lineup and develop game-changing storage technologies for datacenter and enterprise storage in order to meet the demanding needs of its customers and partners.

“Toshiba brings decades of storage experience and a broad product portfolio to Dell EMC and their customers,” said Steve Fingerhut, senior vice president and general manager, SSD and HDD business units at Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. “Today’s news further illustrates our continued push to solve customer challenges with innovative storage products and our alignment as a long-term storage supplier of SSDs to Dell EMC.”

For more information on Toshiba’s line of industry-leading SSDs, please visit: http://toshiba.semicon-storage.com/us/product/storage-products.html. To learn more about Toshiba’s storage solutions follow @ToshibaStorage on Twitter.

About Toshiba Corp. and Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)

Through proven commitment, lasting relationships and advanced, reliable electronic components, Toshiba enables its customers to create market-leading designs. Toshiba is the heartbeat within product breakthroughs from OEMs, ODMs, CMs, VARs, distributors and fabless chip companies worldwide. A committed electronic components leader, Toshiba designs and manufactures high-quality flash memory-based storage solutions, solid state drives (SSDs), hard disk drives (HDDs), discrete devices, custom SoCs/ASICs, imaging products, microcontrollers, wireless components, mobile peripheral devices, advanced materials and medical tubes that make possible today’s leading smartphones, tablets, cameras, medical devices, automotive electronics, industrial applications, enterprise solutions and more.

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, Japan’s largest semiconductor, solid state drive and hard disk drive manufacturer and the world’s seventh largest semiconductor manufacturer (Gartner, 2015 Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue, January, 2016). Founded in Tokyo in 1875, Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 550 consolidated companies employing over 188,000 people worldwide. Visit Toshiba's web site at http://toshiba.semicon-storage.com.

© 2017 Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. All rights reserved. Information in this press release, including product pricing and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current and believed to be accurate on the date of the announcement, but is subject to change without prior notice. Technical and application information contained here is subject to the most recent applicable Toshiba product specifications.

1 Fastest growing vendor as measured by revenue, based on IDC Worldwide Solid State Storage Quarterly Update: 4Q16 Summary (Feb 2017 IDC Doc #US41259317) and IDC Worldwide 4Q16 HDD Shipment Results and Four-Quarter Forecast Update (Feb 2017 - Doc #US42306617). 2015 revenue and unit baseline includes separate results from companies merged in 2016.

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