Toshiba and Pure Storage Work Together to Deliver Business Transformation with SSD Storage and All-Flash Arrays

Toshiba deepens its relationship with Pure Storage as a key, strategic storage provider

March 14, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. — Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a committed technology leader, announces its strategic collaboration with Pure Storage. Toshiba SSD storage and Pure Storage all-flash arrays together provide the high-performance, reliability and efficiency customers need to accelerate their infrastructure and their business.

Pure Storage’s first annual Pure//Accelerate conference starts today in San Francisco, CA. Toshiba, a “Deep Slate” sponsor of this event, will be showcasing its broad array of solid state disk drives (SSDs) at the event including drives optimized for enterprise, hyperscale, webscale and flash array storage with SATA, SAS and PCIe®1 interfaces. Pure Storage selected Toshiba’s high-performance and power efficient SATA SSDs for use in its all-flash storage arrays.

“We are thrilled to have Toshiba be a part of Pure//Accelerate and are grateful for their continuous support,” said Jonathan Martin, CMO of Pure Storage. “Toshiba has been a valued collaborator for Pure Storage and is a trusted supplier, known for consistently delivering innovative and highly reliable products.”

“We are proud to be a key strategic SSD supplier for Pure Storage, and are consistently amazed by their innovative use of our SSDs in their systems. We are equally excited to be a ‘Deep Slate’ sponsor at Pure Storage’s inaugural Pure//Accelerate conference,” said Jeremy Werner, vice president of marketing, SSD and Storage Solutions at Toshiba America Electronic Components.

For more information on Toshiba’s line of leading SSDs, HDDs and SSHDs, please visit: To connect with Toshiba Storage, visit the corporate blog at and follow @ToshibaStorage on Twitter.

About Toshiba Corp. and Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)

Through proven commitment, lasting relationships and advanced, reliable electronic components, Toshiba enables its customers to create market-leading designs. Toshiba is the heartbeat within product breakthroughs from OEMs, ODMs, CMs, VARs, distributors and fabless chip companies worldwide.  A committed electronic components leader, Toshiba designs and manufactures high-quality flash memory-based storage solutions, solid state drives (SSDs), hard disk drives (HDDs), discrete devices, custom SoCs/ASICs, imaging products, microcontrollers, wireless components, mobile peripheral devices, advanced materials and medical tubes that make possible today’s leading smartphones, tablets, cameras, medical devices, automotive electronics, industrial applications, enterprise solutions and more.

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, Japan’s largest semiconductor, solid state drive and hard disk drive manufacturer and the world’s seventh largest semiconductor manufacturer (Gartner, 2015 Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue, January, 2016). Founded in Tokyo in 1875, Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 580 consolidated companies employing over 199,000 people worldwide. Visit Toshiba's web site at

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Information in this press release, including product pricing and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current and believed to be accurate on the date of the announcement, but is subject to change without prior notice. Technical and application information contained here is subject to the most recent applicable Toshiba product specifications.

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