OCZ has announced the new Deneva 2 series of enterprise SSDs that will now include 2.5-inch, 6Gbps SATA III models that feature 19nm NAND Multi-Level Cell (MLC) flash paired up with LSI's Sandforce SF-2281 controller, as well as an improved power architecture that will bring the superior storage performance, endurance, reliability as well as excellent total cost of ownership, something that is quite important in the enterprise industry.
In addition to the new 19nm NAND flash process geometry, the new Deneva 2 series will also feature a new power architecture designed from the ground up in order to optimize server back plane functionality. Based on the popular LSI Sandforce SF-2281 controller now paired up with 19nm toggle mode NAND MLC flash chips, the new Deneva 2 SSDs will offer read and write performance of up to 550MB/s and 520MB/s with random 4K read and write performance of up to 45K and 34K IOPS.
Daryl Lang, SVP of Product Management at OCZ technology noted that Deneva 2 SSD series has already been popular among IT professionals for enterprise applications as OnLine Transaction Processing, database warehousing, read intensive data caching and server boot-ups and that latest NAND flash process will deliver optimal balance of I/O performance and cost-efficiency for customers.
To be available in 120, 240 and 480GB capacities the new Deneva 2 series will also feature data fail recovery, intelligent block management, wear leveling and robust error correction as well as lower power consumption.