Foremay Unveils SAS 2.0 Solid State Drives

The EC188™ D-series Serial Attached SCSI ( SAS ) SSD is now available from Foremay with read/write speeds of 250/200 MB/s, random read/write IOPS of 30K/25K, and capacities up to 400GB.

Online PR News – 29-April-2010 – – FREMONT, California – Foremay, Inc., a leader of technology innovations in solid state drives and one of the world Top 5 SSD OEMs, today announced the EC188 D-series NAND flash based Serial Attached SCSI solid state drive that has standard SAS 2.0 (up to 6 Gb/s) host interfaces. The EC188 D-series SAS SSD is designed for enterprise servers and workstations applications, with speeds up to 250 MB/s for reading and 200 MB/s for writing. The EC188 SAS interface based SSD delivers high random read/write IOPS up to 30,000/25,000, with capacities up to 400 GB. It helps solve the storage bottleneck problem in dense I/O, heavy traffic load and high speed computing applications such as enterprise servers, studio workstations, database storage and high end computers. The EC188 D-series SAS solid state drives are offered with enterprise grade and industrial grade.

“Our SAS solid state drives are designed to meet the ever increasing demands for SSD applications for enterprise servers and other high end computing machines,” said Jason Hoover, Foremay’s VP Marketing, “With high IOPS, high reliability and long endurance combined in the SAS SSD, system owners can now significantly reduce the system hardware TOC and maintenance cost, as well as annual electricity bills, especially in large scale enterprise server clusters and data centers.”

Application examples for EC188 SAS SSDs include

- Enterprise servers / workstations
- Real time processing servers such as in stock exchange systems
- Database storage
- Recording/editing/transmitting of film, HD video and HDTV
- 3D modeling
- High end gaming machines
- EAD / IC design simulation, extraction and verification
- Scientific research
- Medical imaging
- Web hosting servers and mail servers

The EC188 D-series SAS SSD supports various operating systems including Window 7 /Vista/XP, Windows Server 2003/2008, Mac OS, Solaris, Linux, Unix, IMB-AIX and HP-UX.

EC188 D-series SAS SSD Availability

The EC188 D-series SAS solid state drives are now shipping in small quantities for both commercial grade and industrial grade. Volume production is expected starting in August 2010. For more information about specifications and pricing of EC188 D-series SAS SSD, please contact

About Foremay

Founded in the Silicon Valley in 2002, Foremay, Inc. is a leading company dedicated to technology innovations in Solid State Drives ( SSD ) for high reliability mission critical computing, industrial computing, enterprise computing, and high end personal computing. Foremay's vision is to bring to market high reliability, high ruggedness and high performance solid state drives with “Green Initiatives” in mind. Foremay is headquartered in the Silicon Valley, California, USA. For more information and product details please visit

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