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SMART Storage Systems

June 07, 2012 11:00 ET

SMART Storage Systems to Exhibit Industry-Leading SSDs at Cloud Leadership Forum

Enterprise Storage Leader Demonstrates Optimus SSD and CloudSpeed 500 SSD at National Cloud Conference

NEWARK, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 7, 2012) -

SMART Storage Systems, an innovative and rapidly emerging enterprise SSD technology provider, will showcase the Optimus SSD and the CloudSpeed 500 SSD in the Emerging Cloud Company area of the Cloud Leadership Forum. The company will also discuss the Guardian Technology Platform, a proprietary set of enterprise features and endurance enhancement technologies that enables the use of commercial multi-level cell (MLC) Flash throughout the enterprise server and storage environments. Equipped with the Guardian Technology Platform, Optimus SSDs can endure 10 full random drive writes per day for a period of five years using commercial MLC Flash, while the CloudSpeed 500 has been optimized to endure mixed-workloads typical in cloud storage and server applications.

The SMART Storage Systems Marketing team, including Mike Lakowicz, Vice President, Sales and Marketing; Esther Spanjer, Director, SSD Technical Marketing; and Rick Neff, Business Development Manager, will showcase both SSDs at the forum.

The Cloud Leadership Forum will be held June 12-14, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information about the forum, please visit The SMART Storage Systems table will be located in the Emerging Cloud Company area on Wednesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 14.

For more information about SMART Storage Systems, please visit the company's website at, blog at, or Twitter profile at @SMARTSSD.

About SMART Storage Systems
SMART Storage Systems is a technology leader in the design, development, and deployment of current and next-generation enterprise solid-state storage products. Combining leading-edge, enterprise-class design and proven world-class support, SMART Storage Systems leverages its deep expertise in flash and enterprise storage technology. SMART Storage Systems delivers high-quality, high-reliability solutions to a broad customer base, including tier one storage and server OEMs. In support of these designs, SMART Storage Systems provides award-winning innovations in solid-state storage technology, such as NAND high-endurance Guardian™ technology, to a variety of customers in the enterprise storage, enterprise server, data center, defense, and industrial markets. SMART Storage Systems is part of the SMART Holdings family of global companies. See for more information.

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