FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Texas Memory Systems Announces Major Price Drop for RAM-SAN
Solid State Disks
Houston, Texas—July 3, 2001—Texas Memory Systems
announced that pricing for the Ram-San 210 solid state disk were decreased 20%
to reflect the dropping price in SDRAM.
The price to purchase a Ram-San 210 with 8GB of SDRAM dropped from $50,000 to
$40,000. “The Ram-San 210 now delivers an even better value proposition for
companies looking to lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) associated with
their storage networks,” commented Holly Frost CEO of Texas Memory Systems.
The Ram-San, which is used to eliminate I/O bottlenecks in storage networks,
lowers TCO by providing a better price: performance ratio than RAID combined
with very low long-term maintenance costs.
“The average price for solid state disks today is around $15 per megabyte,
whereas the starting price for a Ram-San 210 is $5 per megabyte. We are in the
unique position of being both the technology leader and the price leader among
solid state disk manufacturers,” said Woody Hutsell Marketing Director for
Texas Memory Systems, “Our pricing becomes even more attractive as additional
memory is added to the chassis.”
Texas Memory Systems launched development for the Ram-San 210 in April, 2001 and
expects for the product to be generally available later this summer. When
released, the Ram-San 210 will redefine the solid state disk market by offering
performance, availability, reliability and pricing never seen before in solid
About Texas Memory
Texas Memory Systems (TMS) has specialized in high bandwidth, low latency, I/O
intensive storage systems since 1978. TMS products were originally
designed to meet the needs of the U.S. defense industry, and now this advanced
technology is available for mainstream computer and storage applications.
While the primary focus of our products has been speed, we achieve this speed
without resorting to overly complex circuitry. This emphasis on simplicity
allows TMS to deliver outstanding performance with an easily understood and yet
highly configurable system. Texas Memory Systems is a member of the Fibre
Channel Industry Association (FCIA), the Storage Networking Industry Association
(SNIA), the DAFS Collaborative, and is partnered with Oracle, Sun,
Hewlett Packard, and FalconStor in order to deliver the World’s Fastest
Storage to the enterprise.
For more information,
visit www.superSSD.com or call Woody
Hutsell, Marketing Director, at 713-266-3200. For information on our Federal
partners please contact Ric Halsaver, Federal Sales, at 703-801-9900.
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