BiTMICRO to Introduce Low-Cost 2.5-inch ATA/IDE FlashDrive Solid State Disk Storage at AFCEA West 2003

1/6/2003 - BiTMICRO Networks, a leading developer of high performance, next generation, flash disk solid state disk drive storage solutions, has been churning out flashdrives since 1999. BiTMICRO announces that it will introduce its low-cost Ace-Disk flashdrive at AFCEA West 2003 Conference to be held in San Diego, California, January 14-16, 2003.

"There will be no let-up in our solid state storage innovations. BiTMICRO will continue to introduce products that our customers can single out to be cost-effective," said Rudy Bruce, Founder and President of BiTMICRO. "With the introduction of our low-cost flashdrive ATA/IDE Ace-Disk, we cover price points, performance and quality levels our customers demand.".

The newly released Ace-Disk flashdrive is a solid-state disk that is fully compatible with the ATA/IDE interface. It can be used as a drop-in replacement for standard 2.5-inch ATA/IDE hard disk drives (HDD) in mission critical environment requiring ruggedness, reliability and ATA/IDE compatibility. The Ace-Disk is ideal for military, airborne, transportation, telecommunications, instrumentation, and other industrial and embedded computing applications.

The Ace-Disk low-cost ATA/IDE flashdrive provides a burst read/write rate of 16.7 MBytes per second, a sustained read and write rates of 3 MBytes per second. It is available in a variety of densities ranging from 32MBytes to 2048MBytes of pure solid state storage. Ace-Disk flashdrive has a mean time between failure (MTBF) of millions of hours and operates dependably in harsh environments that include extreme temperatures, humidity, shocks, vibrations and high altitude.

The Ace-Disk product line requires no device drivers, is completely bootable and fully compatible with major platforms such as Linux, Solaris, Windows, MacOS and LynxOS, AIX, FreeBSD, HP-UX, IRIX, NetBSD, OS/2, QNX, VxWorks, SCO Unixware and Open Server, Solaris X86, and Tru64.

For pricing and more Ace-Disk information, visit or contact BiTMICRO at 45550 Northport Loop East, Fremont, CA 94538. Sales Tel: +510-74E-DISK / +510-743-3475. Fax: +510-743-3155. E-mail:

For the high-end applications, BiTMICRO also offers E-Disks -- solid-state flash disk products in 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch ATA/IDE, 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch Narrow SCSI, 3.5-inch Ultra-Wide SCSI and 3.5-inch Fibre Channel.

About BiTMICRO Networks
BiTMICRO Networks, Inc. (, a privately held California corporation, is the world's premier supplier of high performance solid-state disk, flash disk, and network storage solutions. BiTMICRO's storage solutions offer unmatched performance, data availability, and manageability across a spectrum of computing platforms from entry systems to super computers including Storage Area Networking (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS). The E-Disks® solutions are offered with SCSI, IDE/ATA or Fibre Channel interfaces in 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch HDD footprints and 19-inch rackmount configurations. Their engineering methods, expertise and flexible system architecture bring to their clients highly reliable and upgradeable storage solutions and also address custom-design application requirements.

Ace-DiskTM, E-Disk®, BiTMICRO®, and BiTMICRO Networks® are trademarks of BiTMICRO Networks, Inc.

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