Aupera Announces Aup-AXL-M128 – An MRAM-enabled M.2 Storage Module Based on Everspin’s 256Mb Perpendicular Spin Torque MRAM

Aupera Technologies Inc. and Everspin Technologies are announcing Aupera’s Aup-AXL-M128, the world’s first M.2 storage module, based on Everspin’s 256Mb perpendicular magnetic tunnel junction (pMTJ) ST-MRAM.  Aupera’s Aup-AXL-M128 is currently being utilized in Aupera’s All Flash Array system as a hardware acceleration engine for specific applications that require high performance and low latency.

Aupera banner 2Everspin’s ST-MRAM technology combines high-performance, non-volatile DDR3 RAM speed with very high endurance geared to enterprise storage and server markets.  Everspin is marketing the world’s first commercially available perpendicular magnetic tunnel junction (pMTJ)-based ST-MRAM, providing system designers of high performance storage systems the ability to attain ultra-low latency, high cycling endurance and data protection in the event of an unanticipated power interruption.

Aupera Mdot2 module angledAccording to Roy Liao, CEO and founder of Aupera, “We have deployed Everspin’s first commercial ST-MRAM in our system since the very beginning of our design, and now, with its large capacity, our Aup M-series can be widely used for storage cache, buffer and meta-data handling with high performance and low power consumption.  From the performance we are seeing so far, we are very excited at the future potential of this ST-MRAM-based Aup-AXL-M128 module. It is delivering four orders of magnitude BER reduction and more than 30% less power while quadrupling the capacity to 128MB as compared to the previous generation M.2 MRAM module.  The successful deployment of this device will give us a great competitive advantage for our systems.”

Everspin MRAM banner 1Aupera Technologies is also launching its new generation All Flash Array System, Aup-Litesaber-V2000, which is uniquely built on Aupera’s proprietary Distributed Computing and Storage technology that is optimized for video data storage, processing and analytics applications.

Everspin logoPhill LoPresti, president and CEO of Everspin, observes that “The combination of Everspin’s latest 256Mb DDR3 perpendicular ST-MRAM and Aupera’s innovative, scalable M.2 MRAM module solves the problem of write latency and endurance associated with NAND flash systems.  We are pleased that Aupera has continuously used our MRAM technology as the solution to bring much better performance to their systems.”

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