Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications. The new “PX03SN series” will start shipping from the end of this month.
“PX03SN series” SSD have a 2.5-inch form factor, implement an SAS interface, and will be available in capacities up to 1.6TB. The drives support one full DWPD and are suited for server and storage systems for online transactions, cloud computing, online gaming and big data analytics, especially where customers are looking especially for a balance between cost, endurance and performance.
Toshiba has expanded its lineup of enterprise SSD products with the new enterprise read intensive “PX03SN series” in addition to the “PX02SS series”, which are enterprise endurance SSDs (DWPD: 30 times) and the “PX02SM series” which are enterprise mainstream SSDs (DWPD: 10 times). The wide line-up makes it possible for customers to select products best suited to their system designs.
 One terabyte (TB) = 1,000,000,000,000 (1012) byte, and one gigabyte (GB) = 1,000,000,000 (109) byte.
 DWPD: Drive Write Per Day. One full drive write per day means the drive can be written and re-written to full capacity once a day every day for five years, the stated product warranty period. Actual results may vary due to system configuration, usage and other factors.