Solid state drives outperform even the highest performance hard disk drives available today. And they consume less power, produce less heat, and have greater reliability than conventional hard disk drives. STEC is widely recognized as the industry leader for high performance SSD applications. That's why they were chosen as the exclusive supplier of this technology to EMC.
Several OEM's are working as fast as they can to bring SSD based storage systems to market following EMC's lead. As soon are these products are ready, new supply contracts utilizing STEC SSD technology will be announced. The EMC contract is that the first of many more to come.