Storage Newsletter

All SSD Segments Decline but Enterprise PCIe in 3Q17 – Trendfocus
Trendfocus, Inc. has released its CQ3 '17 Quarterly Update for the NAND/SSD market. CQ3 '17 Total SSD Market Share, by Supplier 40 million units 13.9 exabytes* *Exabytes shipped for raw NAND reflect physical capacity. Exabytes shipped for SSDs reflect user capacity Only one segment, enterprise PCIe, saw unit growth where every other segment - client […]

Veeam Availability Console Available, for Free
Veeam Software, Inc. announced the availability of its Availability Console, a free management console for service providers delivering Veeam-powered services, such as Backup as a Service and DR as a service, to more efficiently manage, track and invoice for these services. In addition, the console expands opportunities for resellers and new MSPs looking to launch […]

Toshiba not Considering Separate Investment in NAND Chip Unit by Bain Group
To read this article from Reuters, click on: Toshiba says not considering separate investment in chip unit by Bain group member Toshiba Corp. said on Friday it was not considering accepting any separate investment in its memory chip unit by a member of a Bain Capital-led consortium that has agreed to buy the prized business […]

Broadcom Server Storage HBA and MegaRAID Solutions With SFF-TA-1001 (U.3) Reference Platform
Broadcom Limited announced the availability of a Server Reference Platform in support of the SFF-TA-1001 specification commonly known as U.3. MegaRAID 9480-8i8e The U.3 standard defines a common bay type and connector for SAS, SATA, and NVMe devices. The creation of the U.3 standard gives flexibility to system OEMs and data centers that want to […]

Toshiba Memory America and Newisys Demo HPC NVMe-oF
Toshiba Memory America, Inc. (TMA) and Newisys, a Sanmina Corporation product division, demonstrated an HPC NVMe-oF (NVM Express over Fabrics) (1) solution at SuperComputing SC17 Conference. NVMe-oF brings direct-connect NVMe SSD performance to the storage fabric with the flexibility of disaggregated storage. It provides scale-out, cloud data centers with software-defined, NVMe-oF storage that centralizes and […]

NVMe Over Fabrics Ethernet Test Platform by SANBlaze
SANBlaze Technology Inc. announced support for Non-Volatile Memory Express over Fabrics (NVMf) Ethernet test solution is available in the latest version of VirtuaLUN. Having already released FC-NVMe for FC networks, this adds NVMe test support for 25/50/100GbE networks utilizing the RoCE/RDMA transports on Mellanox Connect-X adapters. NVMf extends the reach of NVMe flash drives over […]

Dual Port NVMe Drive Test Platform by SANBlaze
SANBlaze Technology Inc. launches a dual port NVMe drive test platform. This appliance allows dual port 2.5" NVMe drives to be connected to a host system, creating an easy to use test and development platform for drive vendors. It enables customers to perform engineering debug, quality assurance and validation in small scale lots. The system […]

Adata Releases Special Edition UV100F USB Flash Drive for Holidays
  Adata Technology Co Ltd, a manufacturer of DRAM modules, NAND Flash products, and mobile accessories, launched the UV100F special edition USB Flash drive, designed especially for the upcoming holiday season. The USB 2.0 drive has 16GB/32GB capacities and features a red/white design highlighting Christmas icons. For a gift to friends, family, and team members, […]

Netlist Receives Initial Determination in International Trade Commission Investigation of SK hynix
Netlist, Inc. announced that Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), issued a Notice of Initial Determination (ID) in its investigation of SK hynix, Inc.'s RDIMM and LRDIMM enterprise memory products. According to the Notice, ALJ Bullock determined that no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act has […]

Netlist Prevails In Federal Circuit Appeals Of Self-Test Patents
Netlist, Inc. announced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed earlier decisions from the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) confirming the validity of certain claims of Netlist's U.S. Pat. Nos. 8,001,434 ('434 patent) and 8,359,501 ('501 patent). These patents cover self-test technologies widely used in LRDIMMs, SSDs, and Storage Class […]