AccelStor is a startup company dedicated to the mission of accelerating world's information access with innovations in software technology and solid-state storage. The initial line-up of the products includes high-performance all-flash arrays and associated hybrid storage solutions. Adopting the methodology of software-defined flash, AccelStor harnesses the power of modern processor architecture and flash memory to build cutting-edge storage appliances that deliver high IOPS, benefiting a wide variety of cloud-computing, enterprise, and industry applications. Founded by veterans in storage, networking, and information-technology industries, AccelStor completes the spectrum of storage systems for both performance and capacity tiers.
Booth: 810, Sponsor Level: Bronze
A world-class technology company, Advantest is the leading producer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic instruments and systems. Its leading-edge systems and products are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. The company also focuses on R&D for emerging markets that benefit from advancements in nanotech and terahertz technologies, and has introduced multi-vision metrology scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing, as well as a groundbreaking 3D imaging and analysis tool. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its first subsidiary in 1982, in the USA, and now has subsidiaries worldwide.
Booth: 606-608, Sponsor Level: Emerald
The-AIO is founded in June, 2011, with specialized experts in Nand flash and controller industry. The company started with eMMC controller and also developed its own eMMCPlus solution, which dramatically improves eMMC’s performance and reliability by vertical optimization from device through host, with its own innovative FTL and customized driver fully compatible with JEDEC eMMC specification. Besides, the company expanded its line-up to PCIe SSD solution, which was corporate joint project with No. 1 mobile carrier in South Korea.
With many success story and outstanding technologies, now, the company launches development of SD 3.0, eMMC 5.1 and PCIe(Gen3) controller, too, aiming its release as Q2 of 2016.
As a total storage solution provider, The-AIO will keep its driving and leading of Nand storage market with its specialized technology to become world first company.
Booth: 800, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Altera Corporation is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets. Altera offers FPGAs, SoCs, CPLDs, and ASICs in combination with software tools, intellectual property, embedded processors and customer support to provide high-value programmable solutions to over 13,000 customers worldwide. Altera was founded in 1983 and had annual revenues in 2010 of US$1.95 billion. Altera is headquartered in San Jose, California, and employs approximately 2,600 people in 19 countries.
Amphenol is one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. The Company designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, coaxial and flat-ribbon cable, and interconnect systems.
Booth: 502, Sponsor Level: Gold
Since 1997, Apacer has been one of the first SSD pioneers that specializes in industrial Flash and DRAM products. Together with our R&D, design, manufacturing, and marketing strengths, Apacer has become a leading global SSD manufacturer in the industry. Apacer has always followed our core promise, “Access the best,” to produce reliable, innovative products and services. Not only does Apacer supplies customers with high performance, rugged, reliable SSD storage and memory modules, Apacer becomes an extension to creating value-add to our customers’ application and appliances. With a marketing network that stretches across worldwide distributors, product manufacturing facilities, and retail consumers, Apacer brand bring ruggedness and reliability to a whole new level.
Apeiron’s team has over 200 years of proven storage and networking expertise and have created a new innovative architecture delivering the next generation storage platform. Accelerating Real-Time Big Data, while enabling a new class of applications given the numbers of IOPS, high bandwidth, low latency and scalability.
AT&S is a top HDI circuit board producer offering Embedded Component Packaging technology which embeds passives and/or bare ICs inside the center core of the PCB.
Embedding provides increased component density and smaller board size by removing capacitors from the board surface and embedding them inside the board. This also improves signal integrity with embedded discrete capacitors located just microns directly below the Flash devices.
Additional components can be mounted on the top surface directly above the embedded components and on the bottom surface directly below.
AT&S has 6 manufacturing sites in Austria (2), China (2), India, and Korea.
ATP Electronics is a leading manufacturer of high performance, high quality, durable NAND flash memory solutions. With over twenty years of experience in service based memory products, ATP continues to focus on mission critical applications such as industrial, telecom, medical and enterprise computing where high levels of technical support, performance consistency and wide operating temperature ranges are required. ATP offers advanced flash technologies such as Power Protector, Secure Erase and SMART Life Monitor. ATP also offers extensive supply chain support with controlled/fixed BOMs and long product life cycles, with components sourced from the Micron’s Product Longevity Program with a guaranteed life cycle of up to ten years.
Booth: 729, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Aupera (pronounce as "Opera") Technologies Inc. is an optimized solution provider of enterprise All-Flash memory based systems. With our unique patents pending technology, our solutions enhance agility and availability while revolutionizing enterprise or datacenter economics.
Booth: 728, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Avery is a leader in Verification IP solutions for SoC verification supplying robust models, protocol checking, compliance testsuites, advanced UVM environment, and verification services for advanced high speed IO, SSD, embedded storage, and memory protocols including PCI Express, NVM Express, SOP/PQI, SATA Express, SATA, USB/xHCI, UAS/BOT, UFS, MIPI UniPro/M-PHY, eMMC, SDIO, DDR4/DDR3/DDR2, LPDDR3/LPDDR2, ONFI and Toggle Flash, and ACE/AXI3/AXI4/AHB. Avery has extensive partnerships with numerous IP providers.
Avery is also a leader in advanced verification solutions. XVER OPT and SimXACT form a comprehensive solution to automatically eliminate X bugs in RTL and gate-level simulation due to X-optimism and X-pessimism. PropSYN performs automatic microarchitecture-level coverage and assertion synthesis to illuminate functional coverage gaps and enhance bug hunting.
BiTMICRO® Networks, Inc., a privately-held California corporation with a multinational presence and over 140 employees worldwide, was founded in 1995 and is a leading developer and manufacturer of flash-based SSD (solid state drive) technology, products and solutions. BiTMICRO has been shipping SSDs for over 14 years and has been developing patented ASIC, embedded firmware and software technology in-house since its founding. BiTMICRO products are reliable, durable and energy efficient. BiTMICRO is best known for delivering the extreme performance and data integrity required for enterprise, industrial and military environments. BiTMICRO is headquartered in Fremont, CA, USA and has subsidiaries in the Philippines and India.
Cadence is the global EDA leader in software, hardware, IP and services that is driving the transformation of the electronics industry. With a focus on EDA360, Cadence embraces the entire spectrum of the design process, improving end-product profitability for customers. The company supports an application-driven approach for creating, integrating, and optimizing designs that helps customers realize silicon chips, system-on-chip devices, and complete systems at lower costs and with higher quality. Cadence is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices and design centers around the world to serve the electronics industry.
Booth: 616, Sponsor Level: Emerald
Calypso is the Industry leader in test and measurement of solid state storage devices providing engineering test services, product validation, and SSD test systems. All testing is compliant to SNIA Performance Test Specification 1.0 (PTS) for Enterprise and Client Solid State Storage.
The Calypso Reference Test Platform (RTP) is the industry standard SSD reference test environment. The RTP/CTS is based on a powerful proprietary stimulus generator and measurement engine. CTS is an intelligent, powerful and flexible integrated software environment. Pre built test scripts and a fully scriptable test language allows vendor specific SSD test, customized reporting and collection of test results to the CTS database.
Booth: 824, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Chelsio Communications is leading the convergence of networking, storage and clustering interconnects and I/O virtualization with its robust, high-performance and proven Unified Wire technology. Featuring a highly scalable and programmable architecture, Chelsio is shipping multi-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) and 40GbE adapter cards, delivering the low latency and superior throughput required for high-performance compute and storage applications.
Booth: 710, Sponsor Level: Bronze
For the programmers, designers, makers, and marvelers Circuit Cellar delivers insight to the latest in embedded systems. Compact design, extreme power, and interoperability is paving the way for evolutions in hardware and software systems. Circuit Cellar connects you with the engineers who are revolutionizing system design, diagnostics, and product development. See what they’re talking about now by becoming a member.
Founded in 2003, Diablo is successfully delivering products that enhance the performance and capability of memory system designs. Diablo's innovative Memory Channel Storage technology platform is leveraging the disruptive capability of NAND-flash and future Non-Volatile Memory technologies to enable increased levels of application performance supported by a new class of enterprise server and storage system designs. The Diablo executive management team, now developing its third family of memory interface solutions, has decades of experience in system architecture, chip-set design and software development.
Booth: 413, Sponsor Level: Premier
Dot Hill Systems Corp. is a recognized leader in software and hardware solutions for storing, sharing, protecting and managing data with the industry’s most flexible and extensive hardware platform. Our reliable RealStor system enables performance-enhancing SSD configurations and optimized data streaming. With RealStor you can choose flash read-cache and tiering with SSD’s – all while using thin provisioning to manage growth. Dot Hill’s AssuredSAN solutions offer the optimum balance of affordability, capacity and performance with Five 9’s of availability. Today, Dot Hill solves challenging storage problems while delivering outstanding solutions for extensive storage needs.
Booth: 816, Sponsor Level: Bronze
DriveSavers Data Recovery, the worldwide leader in data recovery services, provides the fastest, most reliable and only certified secure data recovery service in the industry. As the only data recovery company to post proof of annual, company-wide SOC 2 Type II Audit Reports and its HIPAA data security compliance, DriveSavers services meet the strict security protocols for financial, government, corporate and healthcare industries. Their engineers are trained and certified in all encryption and forensics technologies and recover data from all storage devices, with special emphasis in R&D and recovery of solid-state drive and NAND flash devices.
Flash SuperCharger is system software that optimizes Flash SSD and array performance and wear by linearizing media writes
For enterprise applications, Flash SuperCharger is optimized to solve the problems of large to mid-sized enterprise SSD arrays. Flash SuperCharger lets you use RAID-5/6 while out-performing and out-wearing RAID-10 and lowering costs. Enterprise features include, Petabyte array support, real-time error correction even for unreported data corruption, and real-time 4K block-level de-dupe at full SSD speeds. By leveraging commodity SSDs into large arrays, enterprise performance, data integrity, and up-time are finally a reality at an affordable price.
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Enmotus enables fast and simple integration of SSDs and hard drives in servers and server centric distributed storage environments. Utilizing automated data migration and storage virtualization technology normally associated with expensive enterprise storage, we have created an easy path to scalable SSD adoption. Our MicroTiering™ creates a new class of affordable tiered storage that combines the capacity of hard drives with the performance of SSDs. The Enmotus solution responds in seconds to rapidly changing access patterns, ensuring that your SSD storage contains only that data that you need.
Everspin Technologies, Inc. is the worldwide leader in designing, manufacturing, and commercially shipping discrete and embedded Magnetoresistive RAM (MRAM) and Spin-Torque MRAM (ST-MRAM) into markets and applications where data persistence and integrity, low latency, and security are paramount. With over 50 Million MRAM and ST-MRAM products deployed in data center, cloud storage, energy, industrial, automotive, and transportation markets, Everspin has built the strongest and fastest growing foundation of MRAM users in the world.
Exatron has been in business since 1974 and has developed a personal philosophy regarding our customers and our products. It is our philosophy to provide hard-working, well made, reasonably priced equipment designed to match our customers’ varying applications. We provide our customers with the largest number of choices and configurations possible. Exatron is totally committed to supporting our older products while exploring new technologies.
If you think you can't have local flash speeds with the benefits of centralized storage, think again.
Booth: 819, Sponsor Level: Bronze
FalconStor's vision is to give their customers a competitive advantage with flexible, robust data management. FalconStor’s technology ensures data availability and system uptime for nonstop business productivity, while simplifying storage management and improving efficiency to reduce operational costs. The open, integrated software solutions reduce vendor lock-in and give organizations the freedom to choose the applications and hardware components that make the best sense for their business, now and as they grow into the future.
Booth: 651, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Since 1981, Flexstar Technology, Inc., has been a worldwide, leading provider of testing and measurement solutions for technology manufacturers. Our systems are used to conduct quality and reliability testing of storage related devices such as HDD, SSD, ODD and PCIe drives. Flexstar systems are the de facto industry standard for storage drive testing, and are recognized as the industry’s Gold Standard for reliability, with consistently reproducible results.
Booth: 815, Sponsor Level: Bronze
GENUSION is a Japanese flash memory provider founded in 2002. GENUSION invented its proprietary flash memory technology “B4-Flash” and is being produced as 512Mb/1Gb/2Gb B4-Flash products. B4-Flash is unique, data storage applicable new type flash memory with industrial highest reliability and lowest latency (100ns) for data storage, compared to conventional NOR and NAND. As world first experience, B4-Flash has realized file by file completely physical data erasable product “CE-File Memory” achieving totally irrecoverable file erasure. GENUSION also providing world highest reliable products with 125C, 20year data retention capability after 100K E/W cycling, especially suitable for auto motive and industrial applications.
GigaDevice, the leading provider of Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) devices, is the fabless company engaged in advanced memory and related chip design in Mainland China.
For more than 15 years now, Hagiwara Solutions has developed a track record as a pioneer in flash storage for industrial equipment, and we have built an integrated system of development, production, sales, and support based upon the know-how that we have accumulated over that time as a highly reputed manufacturer.
All of our products are designed and manufactured in Japan and we are proud that our high quality and reliability has earned us the unwavering approval of our customers.
Booth: 850-852, Sponsor Level: Bronze
HGST, a Western Digital company, develops advanced hard disk drives, enterprise-class solid state drives, innovative external storage solutions and services used to store, preserve and manage the world’s most valued data. Founded by the pioneers of hard drives, HGST provides high-value storage for a broad range of market segments, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Personal Storage. HGST was established in 2003 and maintains its U.S. headquarters in San Jose, California.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers’ most complex challenges in every region of the world.
Booth: 600-602, Sponsor Level: Emerald
Hyperstone, a fabless semiconductor and microprocessor design company, was founded in 1990 in Konstanz, Germany. Having introduced a 32bit RISC processor in 1990, an integrated RISC/DSP in 1996, a Compact Flash controller in 1999, and an SD/MMC controller in 2004, we've earned a reputation as an innovator and for the highest reliability and power interruption stability. Hyperstone has shipped over 50 million flash controllers worldwide, mostly into Industrial and 'high reliability' applications. Together with subsidiaries in the USA, Taiwan and with other worldwide partners, Hyperstone serves a global customer base. Hyperstone is a member of the CML Microsystems Plc Group.
Booth: 620, Sponsor Level: Emerald
With a membership of over 200 engineers, the IEEE Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) is a premier source of consulting talent. Member skill profiles can be searched by visitors to our website at www.CaliforniaConsultants.org, and member profiles can also be found by Google searches. CNSV sponsors monthly meetings and periodic seminar/webinar events that cover technical topics as well as issues related to consulting. IEEE-CNSV membership is a tremendous value, and IEEE membership is not required.
Innodisk is a leading designer and manufacturer of Embedded Flash Storage & DRAM products, with an emphasis on the Enterprise, Server, Industrial, Military, Networking, and Gaming Industries. At Innodisk, we are dedicated to serving our partners with a commitment to Absolute Service™. We are widely recognized for our expertise in the customization of industrial embedded memory, as developed and curated by our in-house hardware, software and firmware design teams. We are dedicated to technical innovation and the revolution of Flash & DRAM products. With products that are qualified by Intel, you can count on Innodisk to be your one-stop storage expert.
IntelliProp was founded in 1998 to provide ASIC design and verification services for the storage industry. Today, IntelliProp provides a wide-range of industry-proven 6Gb/s SATA, SAS and PCIe storage devices and intellectual property cores with an increasing emphasis on SSDs and other flash based solutions. Our customers using our IP cores and products are provided with the flexibility of integrating them into ASICs or selecting from industry leading FPGA providers. IntelliProp continues to gain recognition as a leading expert in the storage industry, and actively participates in committees for storage protocols.
ioFABRIC develops storage virtualization software to meet the performance, availability, and economic challenges of today’s and tomorrow’s data centre. ioFABRIC Vicinity is a QoS-driven software-defined storage solution that unifies all existing storage investments to create a dynamic platform that delivers capacity and performance independently. Members of the ioFABRIC team have worked together for over twenty years across four previous successful startup ventures. ioFABRIC is an agile company that reacts swiftly to the needs of its customers and delivers at speed.
The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) is a global community of Oracle database and technology professionals that has provided virtual and in-person knowledge-sharing/education and networking opportunities for 20+ years. Serving tens of thousands of DBAs, developers, data scientists, architects, technical managers, and other Oracle professionals, IOUG empowers its members to be more productive and successful in their businesses and careers.
IP-Maker is a leader in Intellectual Properties (IP) for high performance storage applications. IP-Maker’s NVM Express (NVMe) technology provides a unique hardware accelerated solution that leverages the PCIe SSD performances, including ultra-low latency and high throughput. IP-Maker is a contributor to the NVMe specification. The ASIC & FPGA IP portfolio includes NVMe, Universal NandFlash Controller and ECC IP cores. The combination of the IP-Maker technology and its associate services leads to a reduced time-to-market.
IT Brand Pulse is a trusted source of testing, research and analysis about IT infrastructure, including servers, storage and networking.
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IT Central Station, aka “Yelp for Enterprise Tech,” is the leading product review site of flash memory and other enterprise technology products. IT Central Station’s community of real users reaches over 22 million professionals to help them make the best buying decisions.
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Intelligent Systems Source is a new resource that gives you the power to compare, review and even purchase embedded computing products intelligently. To help you research SBCs, COMs, Systems or I/O boards, the Intelligent Systems Source website provides products, articles, and whitepapers from industry leading manufacturers-and it’s even connected to the top 5 distributors. Research Intelligent Systems Source now so you can start to locate, compare, and purchase the correct product for your needs.
JDSU serves markets that are at the heart of what’s important, making virtually every network in the world faster and more reliable. From 6 development and planning, through deployment and turn-up testing, to 7 optimization and assurance, JDSU test instruments, software, and 8 expertise ensure that all networks are always working at their best. In 9 addition, our Storage Network Test portfolio enables engineers10 developing product in the storage ecosystem, to accelerate their product11 development cycles and deliver highly reliable, market leading solutions.
Booth: 818, Sponsor Level: Bronze
JMicron Technology Corporation is a vertically-integrated, innovative, fabless IC company offering cost-efficient, high-performance storage product. Our ability to integrate aggressive R&D capabilities with market demands and commitment to excellence in technology, reliability, and service allows us to deliver the highest quality, most cost-effective products so our customers can achieve their demanding SSD goals. As a major player in the embedded and client SSD market, as well as the definitive leader of bridge controllers in the HDD enclosure market — our primary goal is to continue leading the bridge controller market, and become a prominent figure within a dynamic, continuously evolving SSD market that has exponential potential for growth.
Booth: 715, Sponsor Level: Bronze
In 2010, we set out to lead the revolution in all-flash storage with the first commercial release of the Kaminario K2 all-flash array. Today we are the top provider of midrange enterprise-class all-flash storage, offering an unbeatable combination of performance and value. With the K2 superior storage array, IT managers are no longer forced to compromise on performance, reliability or flexibility. K2 is the only storage architecture on the market that can scale-up by adding capacity or scale-out to increase both capacity and performance - fundamental differences that allow storage to easily expand with your business. And at an average $2/GB, we are bringing the price significantly below legacy and hybrid storage.
Booth: 609, Sponsor Level: Platinum
KEMET Electronics Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. We offer our customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors. Our vision is to be the preferred supplier of electronic component solutions for customers demanding the highest standards of quality, delivery and service.
Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is the world's leading electronic measurement company, transforming today's measurement experience through innovation in wireless, modular, and software solutions. With its HP and Agilent legacy, Keysight delivers solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science. The company's 9,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries.
Kilopass Technology is the leader in embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property. Its patented technologies of one-time programmable (OTP) NVM solutions have boundless capacity to scale to advanced CMOS process geometries, are portable to every major foundry and integrated device manufacturer (IDM), and meet market demands for increased integration, higher densities, lower cost, low power management, better reliability and improved security. Trusted by today's best-known brands, Kilopass' technology has been integrated by over 170 customers, with 10 billion units shipped in over 400 industrial, automotive, consumer electronics, mobile, IoT and analog & mixed signal chip designs.
Kingston has grown to be the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. With global headquarters in Fountain Valley, California, Kingston employs more than 4,000 people worldwide. Regarded as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in America” by Fortune magazine, Kingston’s tenets of respect, loyalty, flexibility and integrity create an exemplary corporate culture. Kingston believes that investing in employees is essential and that each individual employee is a vital part of the company’s success.
Sponsor Level: Gold
Since 1984, KnowledgeTek has been the #1 training company for professionals in the storage networking industry. Our courses are developed by our hands-on, experienced trainers and always include the most up-to-date information, based on leading-edge storage technology and devices. We print our course books for each class so they always contain the most up-to-date information.
Popular 2014 seminars include: SAS; SATA; Hybrid-Disk Drive Technology; Solid-State Drives; PCI Express; NVM Express; SCSI Commands; ATA Commands (ACS-3); Perpendicular Technology; and Disk Drive Technology. Both public and private technology seminars are available..
Through its Ontrack® Data Recovery software and services, and Ontrack® PowerControls™ software, Kroll Ontrack provides technology-driven solutions to help businesses, resellers, MSPs and consumers manage, recover, search, restore, migrate and protect data efficiently and cost-effectively.
Lite-On Storage is a Strategic Business Group of Lite-On Technology Corporation. Lite-On Storage is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of Optical Disc Drives (ODDs) and Solid State Drives (SSDs). Headquartered in Taiwan and employs approximately 80,000 employees worldwide, Lite-On has global presence all over the world, including USA office in Fremont, CA.
Lite-On Storage SBG offers a comprehensive line-up of SSDs and embedded flash products for PC Client, Industrial Solutions, Automotive, Enterprise, and Cloud Computing in a variety of interfaces and form factors to deliver the right product for the right application. Lite-On SSDs are designed and developed 100% in-house via dedicated Lite-On R&D teams capable of creating highly customized solutions, including customized firmware solutions, using industry-leading key components. Lite-On SSDs are 100% manufactured in-house utilizing state-of-the art facilities in Taiwan.
As a leader in storage infrastructure workload analytics and performance validation, Load DynamiX empowers:
Booth: 701, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Mangstor's Non-Volatile Memory solutions enable Web-Scale and large enterprise data centers to build out high-performance, highly available, and cost-effective server infrastructure. Mangstor's NVMe Storage solutions utilize multi-core In-Storage processing, software configurability, and open standards to deliver Flash memory devices optimized for application acceleration, performance and scalability.
Founded in 1995, Marvell Technology Group Ltd. has operations worldwide and approximately 7,200 employees. Marvell’s U.S. operating subsidiary is based in Santa Clara, California and Marvell has international design centers located in the U.S., Europe, Israel, India, Singapore and China.
A leading fabless semiconductor company, Marvell ships over one billion chips a year. Marvell’s expertise in microprocessor architecture and digital signal processing, drives multiple platforms including high volume storage solutions, mobile and wireless, networking, consumer, and green products. World-class engineering and mixed-signal design expertise helps Marvell deliver critical building blocks to its customers, giving them the competitive edge to succeed in today’s dynamic market.
Sponsor Level: Platinum
Maxwell is the industry-leading developer and manufacturer of innovative, cost-effective energy storage and power delivery solutions. Our ultracapacitor products deliver rapid, reliable bursts of power for applications in consumer and industrial electronics, automotive, transportation and information technology.
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability. Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters, switches, software and silicon that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage and financial services.
The mission of Memblaze is to make data processing faster and smarter. Traditional storage devices are struggling to adapt to the demand for high speed data processing. Memblaze is committed to tackling this challenge by offering high-performance solid flash storage products and solutions.
Booth: 319, Sponsor Level: Platinum
Based in Taipei, Taiwan, Memoright is one of the leading NAND flash storage providers, dedicated to collaborating with customers and partners to develop and manufacture SSD products which have extreme performance, high reliability and cost effective.
The design of Memoright SSD is centered around corporate (enterprise and industrial/military/vehicle) users, who need incredibly fast performance, uniqueness and 100% data integrity. In addition to a standardized range of products, we also deliver customized services to meet our customers’ need. To accommodate supporting our extensive product range and rapid increasing needs all over the world, we have set up R&D and support centers in the US, Europe, Wuhan and Taipei.
Micron Technology is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions. Through our worldwide operations, we manufacture and market a full range of DRAM components and modules, NAND and NOR Flash memory, as well as other innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions, and semiconductor systems. Our application-driven solutions are used in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, embedded, automotive, industrial, and mobile products. We’re an innovator and industry leader, developing groundbreaking technologies that transform what’s possible. We’re also a partner with other manufacturers and enablers, making it easier for our customers to gain competitive advantages in their markets.
Sponsor Level: Premier
Mirabilis Design is a Silicon Valley based software company providing model-driven system design, architecture exploration and specification distribution solution for the electronics, semiconductor and embedded software industry.
Mobiveil is a fast-growing Technology company that specializes in creation of Intellectual Properties, Frameworks and Platform-enabled Solutions for the Networking, Storage, Consumer, Enterprise and Device Mobility markets. The Mobiveil team leverages decades of experience in delivering high-quality, configurable, production-proven, high-speed serial interconnect Silicon IP cores and custom and standard form factor hardware boards to leading customers worldwide. With a highly motivated engineering team, dedicated integration support, Flexible business models, strong industry presence through strategic alliances and key partnerships, Mobiveil solutions have added tremendous value to the customers in executing their marketing and engineering goals within budget and on time.
Mobiveil is headquartered in the Silicon Valley with engineering development centers located in Milpitas, CA, Chennai and Bengaluru, India, and sales offices and representatives located worldwide.
Booth: 610, Sponsor Level: Emerald
MPSTOR is a leading developer of storage and cloud management software products, providing solutions through hardware OEMs and System Integrators (as well as direct) to data centres who are seeking a flexible, scalable and resilient platform on which to build a storage, public cloud or private cloud service.
Booth: 826, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Since 1987, NCI has been manufacturing Logic Analyzers. NCI is excited to introduce the GoLogic XL which offers GHZ Sampling (up to 4 GHZ) and greater Memory Depth (1 Gig Samples/Channel). Mixed Signal Analysis and Serial Bus Analysis (I2C,CAN, LIN, SPI, UART).
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of more than 600 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase women’s participation in computing and technology. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K–12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers.
NetApp creates innovative products—storage systems and software that help customers around the world store, manage, protect, and retain one of their most precious corporate assets: their data. We are recognized throughout the industry for continually pushing the limits of today’s technology so that our customers never have to choose between saving money and acquiring the capabilities they need to be successful.
Booth: 511, Sponsor Level: Premier
Newisys, a product division of Sanmina Corporation, designs, manufactures and sells a suite of data storage enclosures and integrated storage server platforms supporting both solid-state flash and magnetic hard-disk drive-based solutions. These systems can be pared with best-in-class software packages for a wide range of vertical markets and applications from hyper-scale cold storage to tier-1 primary enterprise storage an even tier-0 caching. Newisys products include support for a wide range of common data center architectures including NAS, SAN, object storage, and erasure coding for use in cloud or enterprise infrastructures. These platforms are delivered to end-user customers, integrators or OEMs as individual chassis or as completely integrated rack-based solutions, fully installed, cabled, with custom software and testing. Newisys solutions reduce development and operating costs while improving time-to-market. More information is available at http://www.newisys.com/
Booth: 814, Sponsor Level: Bronze
NHK Spring is the world leader in spring supplier located in Japan. 5 We design and manufacture our own unique spring probes for FT sockets and wafer sort probe cards with the industry’s highest electrical and mechanical performance over the last 20 years.
Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL) is redefining the storage market with its Adaptive Flash platform. Nimble’s flash storage solutions enable the consolidation of all workloads and eliminate storage silos by providing enterprises with significant improvements in application performance and storage capacity. At the same time, Nimble delivers superior data protection, while simplifying business operations and lowering costs. At the core of the Adaptive Flash platform is the patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL) architecture and InfoSight, an automated cloud-based management and support system that maintains storage system peak health. More than 5,500 customers have deployed Nimble’s storage solutions across 49 countries.
Booth: 603, Sponsor Level: Gold
Novachips is a leading provider of a broad range of Flash storage processors and storage drives with breakthrough capacity and scalability. We reimagined Flash storage from the inside out and offer the SSD (Solid State Drive) industry’s most advanced capabilities with high storage capacity for enterprise-class storage applications.
Booth: 624-626, Sponsor Level: Emerald
NVMdurance software is proven to make Solid State Disks last more than 20 times longer by extending the endurance of the non-volatile memory. This has been proven on 1x nm chips with no impact on manufacturing process or architecture.
NVMdurance software implements a set of NAND flash optimization techniques that constantly monitors the condition of the NAND flash and automatically adjusts the control parameters in real time. Before the product goes into production NVMdurance Pathfinder, a custom built suite of machine learning techniques, identifies the possible paths in the NAND flash. Then on the live device NVMdurance Navigator choses the best combination of these paths to ensure the flash lasts as long as possible.
At FMS 2013, NVMdurance won the award for Most Innovative Technology.
Booth: 829, Sponsor Level: Bronze
The significant advances in performance enabled by NVM storage technology, as embodied in PCIe-based Solid State Drives SSDs, demands that the surrounding platform infrastructure evolve to keep pace, to realize the full potential of these devices. NVM Express is an industry consortium, formed to define an optimized, high performance, scalable interface standard, for Client and Enterprise, that unlocks the potential of PCIe-based SSDs now and for at least a decade into the future.
Booth: 700-702, Sponsor Level: Bronze
OakGate Technology is a leading provider of test, validation and benchmarking platforms to the storage industry. The company is a recognized leader in test and validation tools for Solid State storage. OakGate’s highly capable and flexible platforms support all popular storage protocols and are based on advanced, proprietary software. OakGate provides comprehensive test solutions that cover tools spanning early development cycle to manufacturing. OakGate’s products and services have been deployed by top tier components suppliers, drive manufacturers and storage system OEMs. Based in Loomis, California, OakGate Technology was founded in 2008 by industry veterans from storage and server industries.
OSS leads the market in external systems that increase a server's performance in HPC applications, reducing cost and impact on the data center infrastructure. Our external GPU accelerators and Flash storage arrays are used in applications like seismic modeling, trading algorithms and research data gathering and processing.
One Stop Systems
Founded in 2000, Phison Electronics is a market leader in NAND flash applications including USB, SD, eMMC, PATA and SATA. In 2010, the company shipped over 500 million controllers worldwide. Moreover, Phison provides turnkey solutions to help customers launch products quickly. As NAND flash is fast tracking into a new phase of consumer, industrial, and enterprise applications, Phison continues its innovation on emerging technologies such as embedded storage, solid state drives and security products. While the revenue topped 1 billion in 2010, Phison now has over 500 employees and strives to accelerate the adoption of NAND flash across the industry.
Booth: 714-716, Sponsor Level: Emerald
PMC is a leading provider of enterprise storage system solutions for networked and server storage applications, with a broad portfolio of Tachyon(r) SAS/SATA and Fibre Channel (FC) protocol controllers, RAID controllers, maxLIFE Flash managers, and maxSAS(tm) expander and FC disk interconnect products. Together, these products provide end-to-end semiconductor and software solutions to the industry's leading storage OEMs and ODMs.
Booth: 213, Sponsor Level: Premier
A leading provider of data, server, and storage networking infrastructure solutions, QLogic® (NASDAQ: QLGC) is focused on the predictability and consistency of infrastructure—a key requirement of application owners.
Booth: 324, Sponsor Level: Gold
Quarch Technology Ltd. is a leading supplier of test solutions to the data storage industry. Our customers include four of the largest Tier 1 storage vendors and the world's largest supplier of OEM storage Systems. Our unique systems can reduce the the test duration for a development project by 30%, increase product quality and significantly cut capital costs.
Booth: 615, Sponsor Level: Platinum
RTC, the magazine of record for the embedded open systems industry, covers the latest in hardware, software and peripherals for board and subsystem level solutions to embedded and real-time challenges. With strong market analysis and technical content, RTC has become the magazine engineers and managers rely on for in-depth coverage of this developing and expanding marketplace.
SageMicro is engaged in System-On-Chip (SOC) design for data security and storage. Today, the technologies in security authentication, data protection and mobile payment are more and more prospective with global services and intelligent products. With its advantage of the combined technologies, SageMicro is promoting the security storage and mobile payment going deeper and wider to all the fields.
Booth: 825, Sponsor Level: Bronze
SanDisk delivers the world’s data faster. Our Fusion ioMemory platform accelerates databases, virtualization, cloud computing, big data, and the applications that drive our economy and our daily lives.
Booth: 207, Sponsor Level: Premier
Samsung Semiconductor provides the most extensive range of solid state drives, NAND Flash, DRAM, SRAM and specialty memory for OEMs worldwide. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in technology that is opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, Samsung is transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79 countries.
Booth: 307, Sponsor Level: Premier
Formed in September 2004, SATA-IO is the International Organization that owns and manages Serial ATA specifications as open industry standards. The organization defines and implements the Serial ATA specifications as the industry’s storage needs evolve. It is dedicated to sustaining the quality, integrity and dissemination of SATA technology by maintaining the specifications, promoting and marketing the benefits of the technology and creating future interface features and specifications that carry storage into the next decade. Additional information about the organization, its participating companies and membership is available at www.sata-io.org.
Booth: 806, Sponsor Level: Bronze
The SD Association is a global ecosystem of more than 1,000 technology companies charged with setting interoperable SD standards. The association encourages the development of consumer electronic, wireless communication, digital imaging and networking products that utilize market leading SD technology. The SD standard is the number one choice for consumers and has earned more than 80 percent of the memory card market with its reliable interoperability and its easy‐to-use format. Today, mobile phones, Blu‐ray players, HDTVs, audio players, automotive multimedia systems, handheld PCs, digital cameras and digital video cameras feature SD interoperability.
Booth: 119, Sponsor Level: Gold
Seagate is the global leader in data storage solutions, developing amazing products that enable people and businesses around the world to create, share and preserve their most critical memories and business data. By combining silicon, component, system and software innovation in new ways, Seagate offers a broad solutions portfolio, backed by world-class operations and supply chain, to solve customer data challenges.
Booth: 505, Sponsor Level: Premier
SerialTek’s experienced team designs test and development tools for the storage and consumer industry with emphasis on innovation. We specialize in Serial ATA, Serial Attached SCSI and most recently USB for protocol analysis and error injection
Shannon Systems, Inc was founded in 2011 by a team of Silicon Valley veterans with the sole mission of enabling enterprises with cut-through, low-latency access to big data. The company’s products include Direct-IO™ PCIe SSDs that offer industry-leading performance and reliability and Direct-IO™ OS and FlashShareTM software suite that unleash the true power of the hardware.
Booth: 627, Sponsor Level: Platinum
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Silicon Motion is a global leader in microcontroller ICs for NAND flash storage devices. We are the leading supplier of innovative NAND flash controllers for managing the latest TLC (3 bits per cell MLC) architecture NAND flash components as well as NAND flash designed and fabricated using the most advanced deep sub-micron process geometries. Silicon Motion is a market leader in supplying controllers for use in flash memory cards and USB flash drives, and have been increasingly focused on controllers for SSDs and embedded memory.
Booth: 419, Sponsor Level: Platinum
Semiconductors are essential to all IT products, and its performance often determines the performance of the final products. SK hynix is the global leader in producing semiconductor, such as DRAM and NAND flash and System IC including CMOS Image Sensors. Since pilot production of Korea’s first 16Kb SRAM in 1984, SK hynix consistently led the industry with smaller, faster and lower power semiconductor.
Booth: 107, Sponsor Level: Premier
SMART Modular is a leader in the design, manufacture and supply of specialty memory and storage solutions. Combining leading-edge design and manufacturing with proven world-class support, SMART Modular leverages its deep expertise in DRAM and Flash architectures, with customer-specific design focus. SMART Modular delivers high-quality, high-reliability solutions to a broad customer base, including computing, networking and telecom OEMs as well as printer, storage, automotive, mobile and industrial customers.
Booth: 523, Sponsor Level: Platinum
SMART Modular Technologies
As a not-for-profit association, the SNIA enables our members to develop robust solutions for storing and managing the massive volumes of information generated by today’s businesses. For more than a decade we have worked to bring recognition of storage issues to the IT world, making storage less complicated for the end user. As a result, the SNIA has adopted the role of industry catalyst for the development of storage solution specifications and technologies, global standards, and storage education.
Booth: 820, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Soligen Corporation designs and manufactures ruggedized electronics for avionic, mobile and fixed applications. Our custom and unique form factor Solid State Drives and Storage Systems meet the most demanding environmental and high cycle requirements.
Swissbit, a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of DRAM and Flash memory products, supplies high quality memory solutions to the Industrial, Embedded, Communications & Networking, Military & Aerospace, Transportation, Casino Gaming, and Medical Equipment markets.
Booth: 425, Sponsor Level: Gold
Based in Austin Texas, Tanisys Technology today offers a broad range of memory test products for both engineering and manufacturing applications. We deliver functional test systems integrated with environmental chambers when thermal stress and life testing of semiconductor products is required. Tanisys has installed thousands of systems worldwide and has products operating in over 15 countries.
Since 2009, we’ve provided innovative flash-optimized storage solutions that enable businesses of all sizes to accelerate their applications, reduce their storage footprint and cut operational costs. With demand growing for bigger data and faster service, your data storage choices can make or break your business. Accelerate your business with Tegile’s all-flash and hybrid storage solutions.
Booth: 720, Sponsor Level: Platinum
For more than sixty five years, engineers have turned to Tektronix for test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and dramatically reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test equipment for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix serves customers worldwide and offers award-winning service and support.
Teledyne LeCroy is a leading provider of oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers and related test and measurement solutions that enable companies across a wide range of industries to design and test electronic devices of all types. Since our founding in 1964, we have focused on creating products that improve productivity by helping engineers resolve design issues faster and more effectively.
Booth: 706, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. We bring together 350 employees from around the globe who share a commitment to serve our customers with integrity, collaborate to deliver better results, and shape the future of digital publishing.
Booth: 954, Sponsor Level: Media
Tom’s IT Pro
Over 25 years ago, Toshiba invented NAND Flash technology. Today, Toshiba offers one of the industry’s broadest line-ups of Flash-based storage solutions—enabling a wide range of applications in the consumer, mobile, industrial, and enterprise markets. Products include enterprise and client drives, enterprise grade NAND Flash components, managed NAND solutions, SD memory cards and USB flash drives with industry-leading performance and capacities.
Booth: 407, Sponsor Level: Premier
Total Phase is a leading manufacturer of host adapters for quick and easy I2C and SPI programming. The Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter and Cheetah SPI Host Adapter are capable of programming I2C and SPI EEPROMs and flash memories. Both tools are designed to work with Total Phase’s Flash Center Software. Flash Center features a built-in part file library for a variety of I2C and SPI based memory devices enabling easy out-of-the-box programming. Additionally, the library is user extensible for less common memories. Total Phase also features protocol analyzers to monitor bus activity for USB, I2C, SPI, and CAN in real-time.
We build cars and trucks that help you and your family go places reliably and safely. And it's our people who power those vehicles.
Booth: 740, Sponsor Level: Gold
Toyota Motor Corp
Trusted Computing Group (TCG) provides open standards that enable a safer computing environment across platforms and geographies. Benefits of Trusted Computing include protection of business-critical data and systems, secure authentication and strong protection of user identities, and the establishment of strong machine identity and network integrity. TCG’s standards can be implemented in mobile and Internet of Things devices and infrastructure to secure data, networks and systems.
Trusted Computing Group
Unigen Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacturing of enterprise-grade flash storage, DRAM, and wireless communication modules. Unigen is a privately-held company, with corporate headquarters located in Fremont, California, where it operates its state-of-the-art facility.
Unigen's core competency is in the design and manufacturing of custom solutions and services to leading Tier 1 OEM clients. Our services include Original Design Manufacturing (ODM), Custom Design, Memory Focused Contract Manufacturing, Worldwide Distribution, Supply Chain Management, Validation, Pre- and Post-Sales Support.
With top manufacturer's representatives throughout the US and Europe, Unigen is keenly focused on exceeding customer expectations.
Booth: 628, Sponsor Level: Gold
UFS is widely viewed as the next generation storage technology for intelligent mobile phones and tablets. The Universal Flash Storage Association (UFSA) was founded in 2010 as an open Trade Association to promote widespread industry adoption and acceptance of the UFS standard. Our primary mission includes the promotion of UFS technology and infrastructure along with providing product compliance and UFS logo certification management. UFSA also provides valuable input back to JEDEC for future specification development. Current Board members include Samsung, Micron, SK Hynix, Agilent, Phison and Silicon Motion.
Booth: 707, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Universal Flash Storage Association
ULINK Technology is the world leader in providing mass storage test tools for HDD/SSD and flash memory devices. The company is committed to providing non-proprietary third-party test tools, to enhance standardization and compatibility of tested devices, and to help speed up product time to market. ULINK has developed a series of test tools including DriveMaster 2012 Professional for SATA and SAS, SATA-IO certified Digital Test Suites, SATA Protocol Test Suites, and OPAL Test Suites. ULINK’s test tools can be used for product development, validation, qualification, and QA/QC testing.
Founded in 1988, the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) is the Ethernet industry’s premier independent lab for standards-verification and interoperability testing. In addition, the UNH-IOL provides rigorous one-on-one quality assurance testing as well as leading-edge facilities and support for multi-vendor group tests (often referred to as “plugfests”) in nearly every facet of networking.
Between plugfests, companies can pay an annual membership fee for product testing and can add their equipment to a shared reference test bed in one or more of the lab’s vendor-neutral technology focus groups called consortiums. Standards-based conformance and interoperability
Booth: 719, Sponsor Level: Bronze
“UniTest” means Unique & Sole[Uni] Test Solution. The company name itself contains the meaning of creation. UniTest was founded in Mar. 2000 and was organized 55% R&D. With Creative and skillful engineers, progressive management philosophy and continuous research, UniTest is diversifying not only DRAM Tester market but also SSD, Flash and System LSI Tester market.
UniTest’s continuous development and creative challenge becomes distinguished in the world and is pioneering to the world market with the Global standard Tester.
Booth: 709-711, Sponsor Level: Bronze
Founded in 1887, and headquartered in Ellwangen, Germany, VARTA Microbattery is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of an extensive variety of batteries and energy storage products supporting long life under extreme operating conditions. Their portfolio of rechargeable products includes NiMH, lithium button and cylindrical versions, while their primary products offering features button and cylindrical lithium, alkaline, zinc air, and silver oxide batteries. VARTA Microbattery's products are widely employed in a broad array of OEM and retail markets including automotive, medical, computing, hearing aid, industrial and communications.
Now the company has launched VARTA Powercaps with more capacitance, more energy at less volume space.
Booth: 908, Sponsor Level: Bronze
A global supplier of Non-Volatile Memory, Solid State Drive (SSD), DRAM Module and High Density Stacking Solutions. Innovating memory technologies with advanced sub-system & packaging IP.
ArxCis-NV™, an NVDIMM that delivers I/O performance acceleration to storage appliances. Data security to virtual machines & enables increased endurance to SSDs deployed in a tiered storage environment. Viking is pioneering the non-volatile / persistent memory eco-system with multiple OEM deployments of this technology. SATADIMM™, the first SSD in a DIMM form factor enables servers & “all-flash” storage arrays to be denser, perform at higher speeds and increased PPU (performance per U). SSD: Enterprise Class & Industrial Grade SSDs available across a wide portfolio of standard and OEM customized form-factors (2.5”, 1.8” SlimSATA, mSATA, SATADIMM™, SATACube, DFC & eUSB).
Viking Technology has over two decades of engineering DRAM module, SSD, advanced packaging & complex Sub-System solutions. We continue to deliver high technology solutions that optimize the value and performance of our customers’ applications.
Booth: 517, Sponsor Level: Platinum
Virtium is a leading innovator of embedded SSD and industrial memory solutions designed specifically to meet the dynamic requirements of embedded systems. With embedded SSD and DDR products strategically aligned to application roadmaps, Virtium backs-up its technology with superior customer service and technical support.
Sponsor Level: Bronze
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of all programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration