Toshiba and PX02SM Enterprise SSD Series Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

  • September 8, 2015

TOKYO — Toshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO: 6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced that its PX02SM Enterprise SSD series has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process PX02SM Enterprise SSD series PX02SMB160 has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

"We are in the business of helping our customers, and this certification means customers can experience impressive performance and usability in virtualized hyperscale environments with the reliable Toshiba drives they already know and use," said Kenji Tsuchiya, senior manager of storage products application engineering department, Semiconductor & Storage Products Company, Toshiba Corporation. "By using PX02SM Enterprise SSD series with vSphere 6.0 enterprises can incorporate additional capabilities that enhance performance as well as reliability, including Toshiba’s proprietary Quadruple Swing-By Code (QSBC) for improved error correction. The SSDs are optimized for mainstream server and storage applications requiring a balance between endurance, cost and performance."

"We are pleased that Toshiba and the PX02SM Enterprise SSD series qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware infrastructure, which can speed time to value within customer environments," said Howard Hall, senior director, Global Alliances, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to help lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions.  With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

Toshiba Corporation and PX02SM Enterprise SSD series can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

  • VMware and VMware Ready are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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