Storage Controller Offers Sustained Recording and Playback
Using a data interface system for the PCI Express bus, Conduant’s StreamStor Amazon Express storage controller exhibits more than 7 hours of sustained recording and playback performance at 600 MB/s. The full-sized PCI Express card installs into any PC with open PCI Express slots and supports up to 16 SerialATA disk drives in a capacity range from 250 MB to 16 TB. The controller offers an onboard PowerPC processor, real-time operating system and SteamStor data engine to let it operate independently of the host PC as well as simultaneous streaming (read/write), data forking and wrap-mode recording. Pricing starts at under $20,000.