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Texas Memory Systems Announces Availability of RamSan 520

Houston, Texas—January 8, 2001—Texas Memory Systems, manufacturers of the World’s Fastest Storage, announced that the RamSan 520 solid state disk is generally available as of today. The RamSan 520 extends Texas Memory Systems lead in Fibre Channel solid state disk by offering new features aimed at the enterprise data center.

“The RamSan 520 offers more storage capacity than any other solid state disk on the market”, according to Woody Hutsell Marketing Director for Texas Memory Systems. The new systems is able to provide 64 Gigabytes of SDRAM storage capacity, almost twice as much as the next closest competitor. The RamSan 520 also introduces redundant and hot swappable power supplies. “Our enterprise level customers demand system availability”, said Paul Kaler VP of Technology for Texas Memory Systems “the redundant power supplies provide an extra level of protection for these customers.”

The RamSan 520 is built on the same platform as the successful RamSan 500. Therefore, the RamSan 520 continues Texas Memory Systems tradition of offering the World’s Fastest Storage. The RamSan 520 includes fifteen ports for Fibre Channel interfaces. When all fifteen ports are used the RamSan 520 is capable of an astounding 750,000 random I/O’s per second through 3,000 MB/second of bandwidth. “There is not another storage product on the market that can provide the performance of the RamSan 520”, according to Holly Frost CEO of Texas Memory Systems, “our performance sets us apart from our SSD competitors.”

About Texas Memory Systems
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 or call Woody Hutsell, Marketing Director, at 713-266-3200. 

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