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Texas Memory Systems’ Flash is Certified with Windows Server 2008 R2

Texas Memory Systems certifies interoperability of the RamSan-620 Solid State Disk with Windows Server 2008 R2, to boost SQL Ser

March 29, 2010, Houston, Texas, USA - Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced its RamSan-620 Flash Solid State Disk (SSD) system has been certified as interoperable with Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 R2. The RamSan-620 is a high-performance solid state storage system that delivers up to five terabytes of Flash in a single 2U chassis. The RamSan-620 is ranked number one in Price-Performance amongst any competing RAID or Flash solutions. This certification means that Windows Server 2008 R2 users can increase the productivity of key applications such as on-line transaction processing, data warehousing, high-performance data acquisition, batch processing, video editing, and SQL Server databases.

“Our customers demand performance without compromise,” said Levi Norman, Director of Marketing at Texas Memory Systems. “We are committed to maintaining interoperability with all major platforms so that our customers can continue to take advantage of the world’s fastest storage.”

The RamSan-620 is a general purpose networked storage solution designed to be highly reliable and long lasting, with features that include SLC Flash, multiple levels of error correction coding, wear level algorithms, and RAID. Independent tests validate its industry-leading performance: 250,000 sustained I/Os per second (IOPS) for random reads and random writes, 3GB per second bandwidth, and latency as low as 80 microseconds. A single 2U RamSan-620 utilizes 230 watts of power. One or more units can be integrated into a mixed storage infrastructure and managed through a common management framework.

The RamSan-620 is available from Texas Memory Systems and its partner network. Additional information, including price quotes and videos, are available online at http://www.ramsan.com/products/ramsan-620.htm.

About Texas Memory Systems

Texas Memory Systems (www.ramsan.com) designs and builds solid state storage systems for accelerating essential enterprise applications. The award-winning RamSan product line, known as The World’s Fastest Storage®, delivers fast, reliable, and economical solutions to a broad base of enterprise and government clients worldwide. Founded in 1978, Texas Memory Systems continues to architect and engineer the future of solid state storage.

Texas Memory Systems, The World's Fastest Storage, and RamSan are trademarks or registered trademarks of Texas Memory Systems. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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