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  1. 1. Madrid SSD Enterprise conference Gaetano Pastore Manager, Sales CE-Russia-Turkey 28 June 2011
  2. 2. Agenda STEC introduction STEC EMEA support team Why SSD in Storage • SSD are not all equal • Nexenta implementation Next to come • Channel program STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 2
  3. 3. STEC History and Expertise The Company The Technology The Products Building SSDs since 1994  In-House Controller  Industry’s broadest Development portfolio of SSDs Focused on Enterprise, Defense and Government  Deep Interface Expertise  Highly integrated system customers architecture  SSD Firmware and Logic Extensive FC, SAS, SATA Design  Continued innovation interface skill & through technology experience  A significant IP portfolio integration with patents in key SSD technologies  Proven performance,  Flash management reliability and endurance  Controller Technology  Power backup STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 3
  4. 4. Enterprise Leaders Rely on STEC SSDs STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 4
  5. 5. Continuing Leadership Initiatives• Continued investment in SSD technology • Research & Development • Quality & Reliability • Growing Engineering resource USA and Penang • Expanding Manufacturing in Penang• Strengthened STEC controller technology • Introduced Secure Array of Flash Elements™ (S.A.F.E.) Technology • Introduced CellCare™ Technology to bring MLC-based SSDs to enterprise • Continuous development of flash channel technologies• Active evaluation of key industry groups • eNVMHCI working group • SFF working group • JEDEC • SNIA STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 5
  6. 6. Building on our Customers’ Success Markets Customers Innovation #1 Volume and revenue  Largest list of top-tier  First to market with supplier in enterprise global OEMs fully enterprise SSDs SSDs qualified  First to market with Leading supplier of  Over 20 years experience 3Gb and 6GB SAS military and industrial- serving requirements of grade memory products OEM customers  Leading in time-to-market with industrial SlimSATA >82% CAGR in enterprise  Design and FAE support and CFAST SSDS through 2014 centers worldwide  Leading in SSD controller integration with CellCare™ Technology STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 6
  7. 7. Most Comprehensive Solid-State Line-up Performance ZeusRAM Computing SAS 6Gb High performance ZeusIOPS Enterprise Server/Storage 6Gb SAS Mainstream Enterprise ZeusIOPS Storage Fibre Channel Value Enterprise Server/Storage MACH16 Enterprise-Class SATA CF, Cfast, SlimSATA, Embedded, Military and Aerospace for embedded applications STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 7
  8. 8. ShippingZeusIOPS Gen3 Enterprise SSD’s Now True enterprise-class solid state drive• SAS and Fibre Channel Interfaces Warranty 2.5” 3.5” SLC Media 5 years 100, 200 GB 100, 200, 400 GB MLC Media 3 years 300 GB 300, 800 GB• Variable sector size: 512, 520, 524 and 528 Bytes• Performance SLC IOPS MLC IOPS • 4K Random 70/30 Q16 30,000 10,000 • 4K Random R/W, Q16 45K/16K 45K/5K • 512b Random Read Q16 75,000 70,000 • 256K Sequential Read/Write 380/225 MB/s 350/100 MB/s STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 8
  9. 9. MACH16 Enterprise Class SATA SSD 2.5” & 1.8” hard drive form factors Full data path protection• Capacities & Form Factors Warranty 1.8” 2.5” SLC 5Yr 50, 100, 200 MACH16 Unlimited Write 50, 100 GB GB /day MLC 3Yr 100, 200,400 MACH16 10X capacity Write GB 200, 400 GB /day i-temp version available, details & capacities available on request SLC Media MLC Media• 4K Random 70/30 Q16 12,000 IOPS 11,000 IOPS• 4K Random Read Q16 20,000 IOPS 16,000 IOPS• 4K Random Write Q16 5,000 IOPS 2,500 IOPS• 128K Sequential Rd 240 MB/s 240 MB/s• 128K Sequential Wr 180 MB/s 100 MB/s STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 9
  10. 10. ZeusRAM High IOPS drive for Performance Computing• 6Gb Dual Port SAS Interface 3.5” DDR3 SSD 8GB• 512 Byte Sector size• Hot Pluggable SAS interface• Fully backed up DRAM to FLASH Shipping Now• Built in power backup protection Designed specifically as a• Dual Port Performance Aggregation “WEAR RESISTANT” SSD • Low latency, high throughput• Performance 6Gb-SAS • File system metadata, log store • Latency <23us • Tier0+ Storage for fast write commit • Random Read / Write (4K) 69K/51K IOPs • Random Read / Write (4K) 100K/100K IOPs (Dual Port) • Sequential Read / Write 475/430 MB/s • Sequential Read / Write 900/800 MB/s (Dual Port) STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 10
  11. 11. STEC EMEA Giorgio FAE EMEA Daniel North Europe; Bridget Phoon East Europe AE EMEA Israel; Africa. Gaetano Central Europe, Russia, Turkey Davide South Europe: Italy, France, Spain, Portugal STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 11
  12. 12. Winning storage solution has to bring ... Improved value proposition  Support large number of users  At better service levels  While reducing operating costs This can only be achieved by co-optimization of hardware and software for ideal performance Workload optimized storage solution STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 12
  13. 13. Bridging the storage performance gap1,000K 100K 10K 1K 100 1 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 13
  14. 14. SSD in the Storage Landscape… Pros: Fast access time (100ns-10us) Wear-resistant storage DRAMs during heavy write workloads Cons: Non-persistent memory (data loss) Higher Performance & lower latency Pros: Fast access time (100ns-20us) Wear-resistant storage RAM SSDs during heavy write workloads Lower Cost Per GB Persistent media Pros: Fast access time 100us – 200us SSDs Persistent media High capacity primary storage Pros: Highest capacity primary storage HDDs Cons: Slow access time (10ms range) Low performance STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 14
  15. 15. It is important to use the right SSD…Consumer Enterprise- Mobile and Laptop • Storage, SAN, Server- Low duty cycles • 24x7x365 duty cycles- Infrequent write activity • Performance & Reliability- Minimal data protection • Endurance and longevity A great SSD drive in a Does not make a mobile application good Enterprise SSD STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 15
  16. 16. STEC Enterprise SSDs Key FeaturesIt’s all in the Controller SAS Performance • Consistent steady state performance SSD Controller Host Interface Reliability S.A.F.E. Write Amplification Reduction Data Path Protection (Secure Array of Flash Elements) Error • Advanced Flash Management CellCare™ Detection Correction Technology • Data path Protection Wear Leveling • S.A.F.E. TM for Reliability • Power backup Protection Endurance using CellCareTM • For eMLC/MLC SSDs STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 16
  17. 17. Flash aware file system (ZFS) + SSD = Best bang forbuck Storage Head• ZilCache – Non volatile write ZFS Optimized Read Cache (L2ARC) cache STEC ZeusIOPs/MACH16 • Improves synchronous writes • Small capacity (8GB) • Extremely write intensive • Use ZeusRAM• L2ARC – Read cache • Speeds up read operations • ~5% of total storage capacity • Use ZeusIOPs MLC/SLC SSDs STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 17 Configuration provided by
  18. 18. Microsoft Exchange Supports 10x users & 3x Response Time Improvement Microsoft Exchange Workload 10x 10 9 8 Improvement Factor 7 6 4.5x + 5 4 3 2 3x less 1• Configuration: 0 Number of Users Response Time Transactions per - Storage Head (2U enterprise Server) second - 22x HDDs - STEC ZeusRAM + ZeusIOPs STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 18
  19. 19. Enterprise SSD System Savings Summary 52% HDD Only SSD & HDD Hardware Pwr & Cool 15K HDDs 1TB SATA Zeus SSD ZeusRAM SSD STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 19
  20. 20. Key Takeaways• Important to pick the right SSD based on target application • Beware of using consumer SSDs in Enterprise applications • Consider the needs of the application• Tiered storage provide the best TCO • Best bang for buck from each storage tier• STEC’s has the widest range of SSDs • ZeusRAM SSDs for ZilCache • ZeusIOPs SLC and MLC SSDs for L2ARC STEC, Inc. Proprietary—Page 20