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SiliconSystems packs all the Advanced Storage Technology of its SiliconDrive into a new 1.8-inch Form Factor

25. Jänner 2007

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., January 16, 2007 - SiliconSystems, Inc., a world leader in advanced storage technology, today announced that it has extended its patented SiliconDrive product line to offer a 1.8-inch form factor. Available now in capacities up to 16 gigabytes, the new smaller form factor SiliconDrive is ideal for size and weight constrained applications, such as tablet and notebook PCs, in-flight applications and portable medical devices.

SiliconSystems' SiliconDrives are engineered to exceed the high performance, high reliability and multi-year lifecycle requirements of Enterprise System OEM applications. SiliconDrives in the 1.8-inch form factor maintain all the patented and patent-pending advanced technologies, such as PowerArmor and SiSMART, integrated into existing SiliconDrive form factors. Applications that have historically been forced to use 2.5-inch form factor hard drives now have a smaller, lighter package alternative.

Satisfying growing market demand in space and weight sensitive applications, the new 1.8-inch form factor SiliconDrive provides customers with a feature-rich product that provides Enterprise System OEMs with a lower total cost of storage ownership.

About SiliconDrive
SiliconSystems' patented SiliconDrive is breakthrough storage technology engineered to overcome problems associated with products originally designed for the consumer electronics and personal computer markets. SiliconDrive technology is engineered to exceed the high performance, high reliability and multi-year lifecycle requirements of the Enterprise System OEM market. PowerArmor and SiSMART technologies integrated into every SiliconDrive eliminate field failures from power disturbances, prevent costly product requalifications and provide enhanced security to protect application data and software IP, resulting in a lower total cost of ownership.

About SiliconSystems
SiliconSystems is a world leader in advanced storage technology engineered exclusively for the high performance, high reliability, multi-year product lifecycle requirements of the Enterprise System OEM market. The company's patented SiliconDrive technology exceeds the rigorous demands of applications in the netcom, military, industrial, interactive kiosk and medical markets. SiliconSystems is based in Aliso Viejo, California.

Tecbit Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H. is Silicon Systems master distributor for several European countries. For further questions please refer to Bettina Zentgraf (zentgraf@tecbit.com) Tel: +43-2682-70478-28.

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