Toshiba’s SAS SSDs Provide Secure Storage for NETAPP FAS and E-Series Arrays for Enterprise Applications

PX04S 12Gbit/s SAS SSDs FIPS certified for highly secure data environments

October 25, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. —Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), a committed technology leader, today announces its PX04S 12Gbit/s SAS SSDs, which are FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified, are shipping in NetApp®, hybrid FAS and E-Series systems. Toshiba is a key SSD supplier for NetApp FIPS certified products.

With sequential read/write speeds1 of up to 1900 MiB/s / 1100 MiB/s, and random read/write performance of up to 270,000 / 270,000 4KiB2 input/output operations per second (IOPS), the FIPS certified SSDs provide the highest levels of data security for customers requiring certified protection of their valuable data.

“In today’s ever-changing digital landscape, security breaches are a key concern for the complete spectrum of users ranging from corporations to individuals,” said Jeremy Werner, VP of SSD Marketing and Product Planning at Toshiba America Electronic Components. “CIOs and IT organizations continue to invest in security to fend off these constant threats. Toshiba is proud to work with NetApp to deliver FIPS certified FAS and E-series solutions which leverage Toshiba’s PX04S line of enterprise FIPS certified Self-Encrypting SAS SSDs to provide these customers with secure 12Gbit/s SAS SSD storage.”

Adam Fore, Director of Product and Solutions Marketing at NetApp added, “In today’s digital business environment, data is a critical asset that must be protected and secured. By leveraging Toshiba’s long history of enterprise reliability and integrating their FIPS-certified 12Gbit/s SAS SSDs we can ensure that our customers have the technologies they need to keep their data secure.”

The 12Gbit/s PX04S Enterprise SAS SSDs with FIPS certification are shipping today from Toshiba.

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

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

Read and write speed may vary depending on the host device, read and write conditions, and file size

2A kibibyte (KiB) means 210, or 1,024 bytes, a mebibyte (MiB) means 220, or 1,048,576 bytes, and a gibibyte (GiB) means 230, or 1,073,471,824 bytes

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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