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Intel Adds PCIe Solutions To Its Data Center Family Of SSDs

Intel is announcing the addition of three PCIe solid-state drive (SSD) solutions to its well-established data center family of storage products.  Intel’s SSD Data Center Family will now be offering both SATA and PCIe solutions in multiple endurance levels and multiple capacities, all featuring enterprise-class RAS (reliability, availability, serviceability)  features. The ongoing explosion of data storage requirements for data center …

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Samsung’s NVMe PCIe SSD — Industry’s First — To Be Featured In Dell PowerEdge R920 Server

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., global leader in advanced memory solutions, is announcing that its industry-first NVMe PCIe 1.6TB SSD is to be featured in Dell’s new R920 PowerEdge server.  This partnership between Samsung and Dell gives them the distinction of being first in the world to ship a computing solution with SSDs that use the NVMe (non-volatile memory express) protocol, …

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IDT Shows Off The First NVMe PCIe SSD Processor and Reference Design – FMS 2012 Update

Integrated Device Technology (IDT) did well this week at Flash Memory Summit, demonstrating their 16 channel NVMe 1.0 standard PCIe SSD controller. The first publicly seen device of it’s type, the IDT controller is on the leading edge of the new NVMe standard. IDT is interested in selling their controllers to third parties rather than selling their own SSDs, but to …

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SNIA Hopes To Standardize PCIe SSDs As Industry Gets Set For Major Shift

SNIA, who’s stated goal is “to promote acceptance, deployment, and confidence in storage-related architectures, systems, services, and technologies, across IT and business communities”, has announced that they will be forming a PCIe SSD Taskforce. This taskforce is charged with the duty of coordinating and providing guidance to the PCIe SSD marketplace. Their campaign will apparently include educational materials, best practices …

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Super Talent Upstream SSD Aimed Squarely At The Consumer – Market Set For Shower Of New Products

Super Talent, making their presence known at this year’s CeBit, has announced the imminent release of their UpStream PCIe SSD. The LSI Sandforce based card on display will deliver read and write speeds of 1GB/s and 900MB/s respectively and will be offered in capacities of 220GB, 460GB and 960GB. Super Talent hopes to have the card released in April and we hope to …

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NVMe Work Group Releases NVMe Windows and Linux PCIe SSD Drivers

The NVM Express working group has announced the release of Windows and Linux PCIe SSD drivers based on the NVM Express standard. The Windows driver was a collaborative effort of IDT, Intel, and LSI Sandforce and will be available under a BSD license. It will support all the mandatory features of the new spec. The Linux driver will be released …

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Fusion-IO Developing 2.5 inch SSDs

Fusion-io is developing a 2.5 inch form factor SSD according to an article released by Channel Register today. The 2 week old prototype was apparently on display at the HP Discover event in Vienna. There are several key takeaways to this news, one being that Fusion-io has long berated SSDs for poor performance. This would lead many to question why …

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