Tag Archives: NVMe SSD

Intel Announces First 3D NAND SSDs Optimized For Cloud and Enterprise

Intel Corporation is announcing their first dual-port PCI Express (PCIe) SSDs that utilize the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol.  The dual-port design of the new Intel SSD DC D3700 and D3600 series provides failover and redundancy, which are critical in safeguarding against data loss.  Systems utilizing the D3700 can realize up to a 6 X performance increase as compared to …

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Seagate Demos Fastest-Ever SSD Flash Drive At Open Compute Project Summit 2016 — 10 GB/s!

The Open Compute Project Summit 2016 was held earlier this month in San Jose, CA, and Seagate was there demonstrating the fastest-ever SSD flash drive.  What they were demoing was a production-ready solid-state drive (SSD) with throughput performance of 10 GB/s.  This early unit meets Open Compute Project (OCP) specifications, creating an ideal solution for hyperscale data centers seeking to …

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Toshiba Announces New Availability of Dual Port Functionality on OCZ Z-Drive 6000/6300 NVMe U.2 SSDs

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing immediate availability of dual-port functionality on their award-winning OCZ Z-Drive 6000 NVM Express™ (NVMe) Solid State Drive (SSD) series. By adding dual-port connectivity to the Z-Drive 6000, two host systems are able to concurrently access data from the same storage device. This can also provide a redundant access path to the drive, which …

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ZOTAC Announces SONIX PCIe SSD Featuring NVMe 1.2 PCIe Gen3 Interface and Phison E7 Controller

ZOTAC International, a leading producer of high-performance graphics cards and other PC components and accessories, is announcing the SONIX PCIe SSD to enhance their growing lineup of fast solid-state drives (SSDs). ZOTAC’s SONIX is geared toward enthusiasts, representing a top-of-the-line high performance SSD for serious gamers, enhanced productivity and even enterprise applications. SONIX is ZOTAC’s first PCIe-based storage device, with …

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Marvell Shows Off 88NV1140 SSD Controller Supporting NVMe 1.2 Host Memory Buffer (HMB) and Project Dean SSD Controller – CES 2016 Update

Wednesday afternoon brought us to the Sands Expo Center for a one-on-one meeting with Marvell. Their CES 2016 announcement centers around the addition of support for Host Memory Buffer (HMB) to their Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) 88NV1140 SSD controller. HMB is an NVMe revision 1.2 feature that enable DRAM-less SSDs to utilize host memory to achieve the performance of SSD …

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Intel Advises of Firmware Update to Improve Boot Times of Intel 750 Series Solid State Drives

A discussion thread was opened back at the beginning of June on an Intel Communities messaging board concerning users experiencing very slow boot times with their Intel 750 Series solid state drives. Thirty-plus replies over the next nearly ninety days, including Intel staff offering assistance, failed to provide a satisfactory resolution. Intel staff assured that they were working on the …

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Toshiba Announces Three New NVMe Lines of Solid State Drives – Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

The Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a global technology leader, is announcing three separate new families of PCIe solid-state drives that use the NVMe protocol, that are geared toward various usage scenarios, including high-performance notebooks, thin notebooks, 2-in-1 / convertible notebooks, all-in-one tablets and PCs; and also server and general storage applications. All three of …

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Seagate Announces New Nytro Flash Products To Expand Flash Portfolio — Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

Seagate Technology plc, a world leading producer of storage devices, is announcing the new Nytro XF1440 (2.5″) and Nytro XM1440 (M.2) NVMe solid state drives (SSDs).  Also being announced is the XP6500 Flash Accelerator Card.  These latest offerings from Seagate further expand their flash-based solutions portfolio, which are easily combined with Seagate storage products to satisfy nearly any data storage …

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OCZ Announces Z-Drive 6000 Series – High-Performance NVMe-Compliant PCIe SSDs For Enterprise Applications

OCZ Storage Solutions, a leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), and a Toshiba Group Company, is announcing the Z-Drive 6000 series for next-generation enterprise applications. The Z-Drive 6000 series combines PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 3 and Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) technologies with a comprehensive set of enterprise-level features, as well as superior reliability and endurance. The Z-Drive 6000 series …

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Samsung Begins Mass Production of Industry’s First M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD for PCs And Workstations

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, world-leading producer of advanced memory devices, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first NVMe PCIe solid-state drive (SSD) in the M.2 form factor for PCs and workstations. Samsung is also announcing that they are the industry’s first to begin shipping NVMe SSDs to OEMs for use in their PCs. Samsung’s new …

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