Scot Strong

Scot Strong is an automotive parts professional with 30 years experience in proprietary dealership computer systems, He is also a technology freak the rest of the time. He has been repairing, upgrading, and building personal and business computers for over ten years. He has also written articles for automotive parts management publications, and is a regular contributor at our sister site, TechnologyX.com

Marvell Announces 88SN2400 NVMe-oF™ (NVMe over Fabric™) SSD Converter Controller for Cloud and Data Centers – Flash Memory Summit 2018 Update

Marvell’s presence at Flash Memory Summit 2018 is highlighted by their new 88SN2400 SSD converter controller for cloud and enterprise data centers.  The 88SN2400 is engineered to convert an NVMe solid-state drive (SSD) into an NVMe-oF SSD, enabling a revolutionary architecture that increases both utilization and scalability within the data center, ultimately lowering the all-important metric of total cost of …

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ATP Electronics Announces New Industrial e.MMC Product Series – Flash Memory Summit 2018 Update

ATP Electronics is present at Flash Memory Summit 2018, and they are announcing their new lineup of industrial e.MMC devices that provide uncompromising reliability, maximum endurance and high performance.  The new ATP industrial e.MMC adheres to JEDEC e.MMC v5.1 Standard (JESD84-B51), and is ideal for handling big data, yet with a small footprint, ample capacity and low power consumption. Featuring …

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Microsemi Announces SXP 24G SAS (SAS-4) Expanders for Data Centers – Flash Memory Summit 2018 Update

Microsemi is announcing its new SXP 24G series of devices.  This represents the industry’s first 24G SAS (SAS-4) expanders for networked storage and servers.  24G SAS effectively doubles the storage interconnect’s bandwidth, which allows for utilizing the full bandwidth of the PCIe Gen 4 lanes by the storage interconnect.  Microsemi’s new series of devices are engineered specifically for demanding SAS …

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Seagate Announces New Nytro Family of Enterprise SSDs – Flash Memory Summit 2018 Update

Seagate’s presence at Flash Memory Summit 2018 is highlighted by their showcasing of their newest line of Nytro Enterprise SSDs.  Available in both SATA and NVMe versions, The Nytro SSDs are designed to be the backbone of enterprise cloud infrastructures, and is an excellent choice for IT managers looking to upgrade their existing storage systems. Both the Nytro 1000 SATA …

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Silicon Motion Announces SM2270 Dual-Mode Enterprise SSD Controller – Flash Memory Summit 2018 Update

Silicon Motion is present at Flash Memory Summit 2018 in Santa Clara, California, and they are announcing their new SM2270 dual-mode enterprise-class SSD NAND controller.  The dual-mode SM2270 is a complete SSD NAND controller solution, and can be provided with either turnkey firmware or customer specific firmware.  The SM2270 supports standard NVMe protocols, plus now supports Open Channel storage implementations.  …

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Phison to Display Industry-Leading NAND Controller Solutions – Flash Memory Summit 2018 Update

Flash Memory Summit 2018 is taking place from August 7th through 9th in Santa Clara, California, and Phison will be there displaying their latest industry-leading NAND controller technology and solutions.  Their show highlight will be their new PS5012-E12DC Enterprise PCIe 3.0×4 NVMe SSD controller, which our Sean Webster recently previewed for us.  This controller is specifically optimized for enterprise applications, …

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Intel Announces SSD 660p – World’s First PCIe QLC SSD for Consumers

Intel is announcing release of the PCIe SSD 660p for consumers, representing the world’s first PCIe QLC (quad-level cell, or 4-bit) SSD for consumer use.  Intel is positioning this drive to be an exceptional combination of performance and value, and possibly a best value for entry and mainstream storage.  The SSD 660p utilizes Intel’s 64-layer 3D NAND, which is the …

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Samsung Announces Mass Production of Industry’s First QLC (4-bit, quad-level cell) SSD For Consumers — Up to 4TB In a Single 2.5″ SATA Drive

Samsung is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first QLC (4-bit, quad-level cell) SATA solid-state drive (SSD) for consumers.  Based on 1-terabit (Tb) V-NAND that features outstanding performance similar to Samsung’s 3-bit design, their QLC SSDs are expected to offer new levels of efficiency to consumers, with capacities of up to 4TB in a single 2.5″ …

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Intel Announces SSD D3-S4510 and D3-S4610 Series of Data Center SSDs

Intel has a long history of producing some of the most reliable solid-state drives in both the client and data center markets, and today’s announcement of the Intel® SSD D3-S4510 and D3-S4610 series offers data centers an easy upgrade from SATA HDDs to SATA SSDs, helping to minimize the costs of modernization.  Replacing HDDs with these newest Intel 64-layer 3D …

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Radian Memory Announces Industry’s First Open-Channel 2-Compliant SSD

Radian Memory Systems is announcing the industry’s first Open-Channel 2-compliant solid-state drive (SSD). The U.2 form factor RMS-350 offers up to 12TB of Flash, and is unique in including up to 12GB of byte-addressable, PMR style user NV-RAM.  The RMS-350 is targeted toward All-Flash Arrays, cloud storage and hyperconverged systems and offers highly parallelized, deterministic input/output (I/O), and minimizes tail …

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