Foremay ( has announced the shipment of slim SSDs with standard 1.8-inch micro SATA SSD interfaces. The 5mm SSD is small in size but has high speed and high capacity, according to Jason Hoover, vice president of marketing, Foremay.

With read/write speeds of 280 MB/second, random read/write IOPS at 4KB up to 30,000/15,000, and jumbo capacity up to 400GB, the thin SSD is the fastest SSD in a 1.8-inch form factor, and it is capable of being deployed not only in high end laptops, but also in industrial PC, HPC and enterprise servers, he adds.

In additional to the 5mm SSD offered with its SC199 and EC188 product families, Foremay also offers a similar design in an even thinner model with its OC177 product family that has a thickness of 3.3 mm.