The IDE interface, also known as PATA (Parallel ATA) interface, was developed in the early 1990s. While one of the older flash storage interfaces, the IDE interface is still widely used in OEM and Industrial designs today. It’s simple, well understood design and common form factors make it a good choice for new or existing designs.
Cactus Technologies offers a wide range of products based on the IDE/PATA interface. In both Industrial and Commercial Grade and several form factors as seen below.