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Astute Networks VP of Hardware Engineering to Participate in Panel Discussion at Advanced/MicroTCA Summit
Nov 05, 2010 (10:11 AM EDT)

Keith Klarer to Discuss Solid State Drives and ATCA

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Astute Networks, Inc., a leading provider of bladed storage solutions optimized for the most demanding applications on the edge of the network, today announced that Keith Klarer, the company's vice president of hardware engineering, will participate in a panel discussion at the Advanced/MicroTCA® Summit in Santa Clara, Calif., on Nov. 11, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. PT.

The panel will be discussing Military/Defense Applications: Future of Mil/Aero Mobile Command and Control during Session 203, which will be moderated by Dave Simonson of Simonson Technology.

Mr. Klarer's panel topic, "Solid State Drives and ATCA" will cover approaches to deploying solid state drives (SSD) within ATCA systems, particularly applicable to defense environments.  His discussion will include SSD and overall system performance implications, reliability, adoption strategies and implementation caveats.

"The advent of solid state drive technology dramatically increases performance while decreasing power consumption and increasing ruggedness, which are primary requirements for defense applications," said Klarer.  "The inherent capabilities of SSDs make them ideal for use in delivering real-time data to the battlefield in command and control settings."

About Astute Networks, Inc.

Astute Networks is the leading provider of bladed storage solutions for edge applications to the telecommunications, military, aerospace, government and other mission-critical markets.  The company's focus is to provide the most reliable ATCA storage platform with high availability, optimal performance and efficient space and power utilization.  Astute Networks' edge storage solutions are easy to deploy and maintain and feature lower product lifecycle costs while decreasing time to market.  Astute Networks is located in San Diego, Calif.  For additional information, visit  Astute Networks - Edge Storage Made Simple™.

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