San Diego, CA January 24, 2012 

file extension pdfPhoenix International Systems, Inc., today unveiled its new VP1-250X Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)/Serial ATA (SATA) based Solid State Disk VPX data storage plugin blade at AFCEA/USNI West 2012. 

The VP1-250X is a 3U VPX drive storage module capable of using either rotating media or solid state drives. The VP1-250X has direct point-to-point connection of drives or uses the PCI Express interface with the on-board SATA controller. It features a "Purge" input to destroy the supported media installed on the module for data security. The module supports both SATA and SAS drives.

VP1-250XMajor Feature of the Phoenix VPX Mass Data Storage Module:

  • Solid-state disk or hard disk devices
  • Conduction, REDI conduction or air-cooled
  • Supports SATA, SAS and PCI express interfaces
  • Up to 80,000 feet operational altitude
  • Operational temperature from -40° to 85°C
  • Solid State Drives (SSD) up to 500GB, Rotating Disk Drives (RDD) up to 1TB
  • Can be configured to work from Fat Pipe A or B from the VPX bus
  • 80,000+ 4KB random IOPS
  • Integrated SLC, eMLC or MLC NAND SSDs
  • Meets military and IRIG 106-07 declassification standards
  • Optional AES 256 encryption
  • Made in USA

Phoenix International is an AS 9100 rev C/ISO 9001:2008 certified, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) manufacturer of Rugged COTS data storage products. Phoenix developed state of the art enabling technology provides users with mass storage products that ensure the highest performance storage and data network systems. These systems range in size and application from multi-terabyte Fibre Channel RAID, NAS and Storage Area Network (SAN) configurations to conduction cooled plug-in VME and VPX solid state (flash) storage modules.

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