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Liqid SSDs and Software Enable 50GB/s and 10 Million IOPS Performance – Flash Memory Summit 2016 Update

Liqid is a newer SSD solutions company that revolves around making innovative and disruptive technology for the bare-metal cloud to enable hyperscale agility to the masses. What does this mean? Well, through their reference SSD designs and software architecture they are able to deliver what is some of the best performance we have seen at FMS 2016 so far. First seen at …

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Toshiba Announces Flashmatrix™ All-Flash, Big Data Analytic Platform Technology — Flash Memory Summit 2016 Update

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a world-leading producer of storage technology and devices, is announcing Flashmatrix, a new all-flash big data analytic platform technology.  Flashmatrix is geared toward a growing market for real-time /streaming analytics used in distribtued systems targeted at high data intensive applications including manufacturing, medical, finance and security. This new type of Superconverged infrastructure provides integrated compute, …

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Microsemi Adds NVMe2108 and NVMe2104 Controllers to Flashtec Lineup — Optimized for Enterprise and Data Center SSDs

Microsemi Corporation, a leading semiconductor producer, is announcing the availability of two new Flashtec NVMe SSD controllers, dubbed the NVMe2108 (8-channel) and the NVMe2104 (4-channel).  These mainstream controllers allow leading enterprises and data centers all over the world to acquire cost-effective and power-efficient high capacity solid-state drives (SSDs).  These latest second generation PCIe devices expand Microsemi’s product lineup to mainstream …

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Startup FADU Inc. Announces The EC800F, Its First Enterprise NVMe SSD – Flash Memory Summit 2016 Update

FADU Inc., a storage startup that is developing NVMe solutions, is making its debut at Flash Memory Summit 2016 in Santa Clara, CA, from 8/9 through 8/11.  At the Santa Clara Convention Center FADU will be exhibiting their first NVMe SSD product, dubbed the FREE™ EC800F, at booth #715.  FADU will also be delivering an interesting presentation on their disruptive …

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Microsemi Announces Their Second Generation of High Performance Flashtec NVMe Controller (NVMe2032 / NVMe2016)

Microsemi Corporation, a leading semiconductor producer, is announcing the production release of their Flashtec NVMe2032 and NVMe2016 controllers, allowing the world’s leading data centers and enterprises to install the highest-performing solid-state drives (SSDs) that utilize next-generation NAND technologies.  Offering the highest capacity, reliability and performance for storing critical data, these devices are the industry’s first SSD controllers to integrate DDR4 …

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Maxiotek Announces Their MK8115, The First-Ever 3D-NAND-supported DRAM-less SSD Controller Solution

Maxiotek Corporation, a new player in the fabless SSD Controller IC design house arena, is announcing release of their MK8115, heralded as the first-ever 3D-NAND-supported DARM-less SSD controller solution, geared toward the growing market for SSDs with superior performance at an excellent value point. MK8115’s DRAM-less design allows customers greater freedom in PCB designs, as the PCB space normally allocated …

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Toshiba Announces New BG SSDs With TLC BiCS Flash In World’s Smallest Form Factor

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a world-leading producer of storage technology and devices, is announcing that it will be showcasing its new BG series of solid-state drives (SSDs) featuring cutting-edge BiCS FLASH™ with TLC technology and Toshiba’s new single-package ball grid array (BGA) NVMe PCIe Gen3 x2 SSD at the 2016 Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, CA from 8/8 …

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Everspin Announces Sampling of Industry’s First 256Mb Perpendicular Spin Torque MRAM to Customers

Everspin Technologies, the leading producer of MRAM technology and devices, is announcing that they have begun shipping the world’s first product utilizing perpendicular Magnetic Tunnel Junction (pMTJ)-based ST-MRAM  to customers.  Their 256Mb DDR3 product is the highest density commercially available perpendicular ST-MRAM in the market. Everspin’s successes now extend to its third generation MRAM technology, and they are preparing for …

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Radian Memory Systems Announces RMS-325 “Twelve x Twelve” Open-Channel SSD – up to 12GB of NVRAM and up to 12TB of Flash

Radian Memory Systems, a California-based enterprise technology and device producer, is announcing the industry’s first hybrid NVRAM/Flash solid-state drive (SSD) that combines up to 12GB of user NVRAM with up to 12TB of Flash, all under host control and utilizing either Open-Channel, or Radian’s award-winning Symphonic™ Cooperative Flash Management (CFM) technology. The RMS-325 NVRAM/Flash hybrid SSD allows host systems to …

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Seagate Announces Nytro XF1230 SATA SSD For Cloud Data Centers

Seagate Technology plc, a world-leading producer of data storage devices, is announcing the release of the Nytro™ XF1230 SATA solid-state drive (SSD), an energy-efficient storage solution designed to satisfy the reliability and performance needs of the cloud data centers of today.  The Nytro XF1230 utilizes the SATA 6Gb/s interface, meaning wide compatibility and easy deployment in existing storage architectures. The …

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Microsemi Provides the Industry’s Highest Density, Lowest Power PCIe Switch

Microsemi, has announced today that they are now offering a new PCIe Gen3 Switch, its Switchtec PFX PCIe switch. The Switchtec PFX PCIe switch provides for the the industry’s highest density and lowest power for data center, defense, communications, and industrial applications. These new switches enable PCIe solutions in a variety of systems from general purpose applications requiring low power and high-reliability PCIe …

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Toshiba’s ZD6000 Dual Port NVMe SSD Powers DDN IME14K All-Flash Application and File System Accelerator Software

Toshiba, has just announced that their ZD6000-series NVMe SSDs will now be featured in DDN’s latest servers to provide for the capacity, quality, and reliability needed for the latest application acceleration and burst buffer technologies. Their collaboration enables the DDN IME14K to deliver redundancy, low latency, and game changing performance at the application layer, providing impressive compute ROI. DDN achieved …

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