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AVCOM Technologies

AVCOM is a Full Service eInfrastructure services company delivering technology solutions with the performance, reliability and scalability high-growth companies demand. AVCOM's comprehensive suite of IT products and services offer single-source convenience, backed by 20 years of experience in the high-tech arena. The company's renowned engineering expertise can be delivered in a variety of ways to meet individual customer needs — from traditional Professional Services engagements to fully outsourced solutions. AVCOM maintains long-standing partnerships with some of the top-name vendors in the industry, including Sun Microsystems, Hitachi Data Systems, Cisco, Oracle, CheckPoint, SharkRack and Veritas. Founded in 1982, AVCOM has been named one of Silicon Valley's fastest growing companies every year since 1992. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices throughout the United States.

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Increasing Flash Solid State Disk Reliability - article by SiliconSystems

Solid state disks, based on flash technology, have greatly improved in performance in recent years and now compete head to head with RAM based accelerator systems. Flash also has significant advatanges in servers compared to RAM SSDs due to low power consumption.

But if you think that all solid state disks which use flash are equally reliable and enduring then think again.

That's a bit like saying that a Mercedes 300SL sports coupe is as tough as a Tiger tank because both were made in Germany and both are built out of metal. But as Oddball (Donald Sutherland) says in the movie Kelly's Heroes "I ain't messing with no Tigers."

This article by SiliconSystems, shows how their patented architecture cleverly manages the wear out mechanisms inherent in all flash media to deliver a disk lifetime that is about 4 times greater than of other enterprise flash products and upto 100 times greater than intrinsic flash memory. ...read the article, ...SiliconSystems profile, Solid state disks

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