Embedded SATA SSD Solutions for Reliable OEM Systems

Embedded SATA SSD Solutions provide a high-performance interface in a modular form factor. There are several form factors available to meet the needs of just about any embedded application in the market.

In addition to the standard SATA interface and standard form factors, Cactus Technologies offers several other benefits:

Additional Cactus Technology Benefits:

  • Industrial, OEM & Industrial MLCs – Select the right tradeoff between price, reliability and longevity.
  • Locked-BOM – A locked Bill-Of-Material signifies there is no change in the components and firmware that our parts are built from without customer notification.
  • Long Life Cycles – On Industrial Grade products, there can be a 5 – 10 year life from launch to end of life with no changes to the product.
  • Extended Life Cycles – Through bonding material against a specific customer demand, Cactus has the ability to extend the product life by months to years.

SATA Interface Form Factors and Available products:

Listed below are the product offerings that Cactus has in the SATA Interface. They are available in Industrial, OEM and/or Industrial MLC depending on the form factor. Here is a brief explanation of each grade with a link to more detailed information on each.

INDUSTRIAL GRADE – Most Reliable, based on SLC NAND, High Endurance & Data Retention.

OEM GRADE – Reliability at a Lower Cost, based on pSLC NAND, Medium Endurance & Data Retention.

COMMERCIAL GRADE – Lower Cost, based on MLC NAND, Lower Endurance & Retention, but much better than Consumer products on market.

mSATA (Cactus offering):

SATA SSD (Cactus offering):

CFast (Cactus offering):

M.2 (Cactus offering):

Slim SATA (Cactus offering):

Cactus Technologies focus is to make the most reliable Industrial Grade Flash Storage Devices based on SLC NAND memory, with a locked-BOM (Bill-Of-Material) to ensure the performance and reliability characteristics never change over the many years of production.

We also offer alternative OEM and Industrial MLC products to meet budget constrained applications. In addition, Cactus offers other interfaces to meet needs of embedded OEM application designers everywhere.

If you need assistance with an OEM design or needing special features, please contact a Cactus Technologies Expert.

Steve Larrivee has over 30 year's experience in the data storage market, including 5 years at Seagate Technology and 10 years at SanDisk. He joined Cactus Technologies Limited as an equity partner and Co-Founded Cactus USA in 2007 with partner Tom Aguillon. Learn more about Steve on LinkedIn.