Seagate has announced its Pulsar solid state drive (SSD), designed for enterprise blade and general server applications, Pulsar drive uses single-level cell (SLC) technology, delivers up to 200GB capacity, and is built in a 2.5-inch small form factor with a SATA interface. Pulsar SSD delivers necessary performance, reliability, and endurance to match application environments of enterprise blade and general servers. It achieves a peak performance of up to 30,000 read IOPS and 25,000 write IOPS, 240MB/s sequential read and 200 MB/s sequential write. Its SLC-based design optimizes reliability and endurance and helps provide a .44% AFR rating with a 5-year limited warranty. As an additional safeguard, Pulsar drive leverages Seagate’s enterprise storage expertise to protect against data loss in event of power failure.