Toshiba 12Gb/s eSSD Certified For Windows Server 2012

Toshiba 12Gb/s enterprise solid state drive certified for windows server 2012

PX02SM eSSD enhances performance for enterprise customers

Toshiba PX02SM eSSD

IRVINE, Calif., October 9, 2013 – The Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a committed technology leader, today announced that its enterprise solid state drive (eSSD) has been certified by Microsoft for Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 cluster-in-a-box systems. The PX02SM eSSD, Toshiba’s highest performance 2.5-inch eSSD, is optimized for mission critical tiered enterprise server and storage applications. Together with the boxed cluster solutions, the PX02SM with Windows Server 2012 certification brings tiered storage solutions to SMB and enterprise customers.

 “Solid state technology has been transforming storage for enterprise and data center customers in need of scalable storage solutions,” said Don Jeanette, senior director of product marketing at Toshiba Storage Products Business Unit. “By certifying Toshiba’s PX02SM eSSD for use on the Windows Server 2012 platform, Microsoft has reinforced its commitment to deliver next-generation storage technology to servers throughout the enterprise.” 

“The Windows Server 2012 certification will enable and support the next generation of storage applications in data centers,” said Trenton Baker, vice president of business development at DataON. “By earning this certification, storage vendors are ensuring customers that their enterprise-grade SSDs are part of the most compatible and highest performing storage systems available today.”

Toshiba’s PX02SM began shipping in July and is currently available through the channel and OEMs. Learn more about the 1.6TB, SAS 12Gb/s eSSD here.


About Toshiba Storage Products

Toshiba Corporation and its affiliates offer one-of-a-kind global storage solutions, offering hard disk drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs) and NAND flash memories — technologies that drive a wide range of consumer electronics, computer and automotive applications, as well as enterprise solutions for the global marketplace. Toshiba is a leader in the development, design and manufacture of mobile, consumer and enterprise hard disk drives and solid state drives. In North America, the Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., markets high-quality storage peripherals to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, value-added resellers, value-added dealers, systems integrators and distributors worldwide. Inherent in the Toshiba storage family are the high-quality engineering and manufacturing capabilities that have established Toshiba products as innovation leaders worldwide. For more information, visit


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