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Ampex Data Systems Announces A Long Term Agreement with Collins Aerospace

December 26, 2018

Ampex Data Systems Announces A Long Term Agreement with Collins Aerospace

(Hayward, CA) December 2018 – Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, is proud to announce the signing of a long term agreement (LTA) with Collins Aerospace to deliver TuffServ© solid state recorders (SSRs), memory storage systems, and mission data loaders for use in Collins Aerospace’s MS-110 airborne reconnaissance systems.

The TuffServ SSRs will leverage use of the Ampex Common Compute Environment (ACCE), which includes network attached storage (NAS) software and graphical user interfaces (GUIs) common to all TuffServ airborne NAS products. Ampex will provide support from its headquarters in Hayward, CA.

The TuffServ series is designed to perform in extreme airborne, ground, and space environments and offers the fastest ruggedized Network File Servers on the market. Additionally, the TuffServ series supports the full spectrum of commercial and military operations to include Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Flight Test, provides removable storage capacities up to 100TB, and a range of interfaces and software capabilities.

“This agreement is a fundamental, ongoing part of Ampex’s strategic approach to working with leading edge mission system providers in the high data rate market,” stated Jim Orahood, Vice President and General Manager of Ampex Data Systems. “We are exceptionally proud to have been selected by Collins Aerospace and look forward to continued success in supporting this multi-year effort.”

Learn more about Ampex’s TuffServ Network File Server Series here.


Ampex Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Information Systems, Inc., is the market leader in delivering visual intelligence and data security in rugged environments. Ampex is a small business based in the Silicon Valley that specializes in cost-effective data recording, on-board storage, cybersecurity, data management, machine learning and other associated technologies.