ADATA Technology, one of the world's largest vendors of DRAM Modules and USB Flash Drives, provides complete memory solutions, including memory cards, solid state drives, and portable hard drives. ADATA products are internationally recognized by Germany's iF Design Award, red dot Award, CES Best of Innovations Award, Japan's Good Design Award, Best Choice of Computex Award, and Taiwan Excellence Gold Award. The company's slogan of Love, Life, Dreams, embodies the ADATA brand and the role of innovative memory products in the human pursuit of universally cherished ideas
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.
When measurement matters, engineers, scientists, manufacturers, businesses, researchers, and government agencies rely on Agilent tools and solutions. From home entertainment to homeland security, from food safety to network reliability, and from communicating wirelessly to discovering the genetic basis of disease, Agilent provides the measurement capabilities that make our world more productive and a safer, healthier, more enjoyable place to live.
ALOM designs and implements innovative supply chain strategies that enable our clients to gain competitive advantage and increase brand loyalty. Building on our 17 year history of exceptional quality and reliability duplicating media, ALOM operates one of the largest capacity duplication centers in the U.S. with the capability to duplicate hundreds of thousands of units each month. Our sophisticated duplication equipment, highly trained technicians, and proven processes cover a range of duplication services from SD cards, micro SD cards, and USB flash drives. Complete satisfaction is further assured by our technical engineering expertise allowing us to support fast turn, high volume, and complex projects.
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.
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.
Arasan Chip Systems is a leading provider of Total IP solutions for mobile storage and connectivity applications. Arasan’s high-quality, silicon-proven, Total IP Solutions include digital IP cores, analog PHY interfaces, verification IP, hardware verification kits, protocol analyzers, software stacks and drivers and optional customization services for MIPI, USB, SD, SDIO, MMC/ eMMC, CF, UFS and many other popular standards.
Atlantis Computing, winner of the prestigious Best of VMworld and Best of Citrix Synergy awards, addresses the challenges of storage-intensive applications in private and public clouds: performance, cost, and the ability to scale-out on demand. Atlantis ILIO is purpose-built software-defined storage that complements virtualization solutions from Citrix, Microsoft and VMware to optimize the use of data center storage by virtualized desktops and servers, automate large scale deployment and management, and lower implementation risks. Atlantis Computing is privately held and funded by Adams Street Partners, Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech International, with headquarters in Mountain View, California and offices in Europe.
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.
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.
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.
Centon was established in 1978 as a distributor of electronic components. In the 35 years since our inception we have expanded to become both a manufacturer and distributor of computer electronics and accessories for portable devices. Centon is a family owned business headquartered in Southern California.
Circuit Cellar provides need-to-know information to professionals and academics working with embedded systems and programs. Its mission is to help each reader become a multidisciplinary engineer who can confidently bring innovative, cutting-edge engineering ideas to any number of relevant technologies every day. Each issue is packed with project tutorials, tips, and design inspiration.
Cirrus Data Solutions (CDS) is based in Long Island, NY focused on delivering efficient and cost effective Data Migration, Data Acceleration, and Storage Solutions. Our products are all based on a patent called Transparent Data Intercept (TDI) which gives them the unique competitive edge of being able to be installed in a live production environment without requiring any changes to existing hosts, FC switch (zones), and storage (LUN masking). Our first solution, Data Migration Server (DMS) was released in early 2013. Our second solution, Data Caching Server (DCS) was released July 1. Both product can be installed in minutes with no changes to anything on the SAN, eliminating all risks associated with typical in-band storage appliance solutions.
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Technical engineering recruitment — We specialize in the permanent placement of engineers working in the data storage area, as well as the wireless/networking domains.
DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world leader in massively scalable storage. Our data storage and processing solutions and professional services enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity.
Listen. Learn. Deliver. That’s what we’re about. For more than 28 years, Dell has empowered countries, communities, customers and people everywhere to use technology to realize their dreams. Customers trust us to deliver technology solutions that help them do and achieve more, whether they’re at home, work, school or anywhere in their world. Learn more about our story, purpose and people behind our customer-centric approach.
To effectively make strategic decisions about the future of your firm, you need more than a qualitative discussion – you also need data that accurately shows the direction of market movement. As such, Dell’Oro Group provides detailed quantitative information on revenues, port and/or unit shipments, and average selling prices – in-depth market information to enable you to keep abreast of current market conditions and take advantage of future market trends. To provide the best market research on the Access, Carrier Ethernet, Carrier IP Telephony, Controller & Adapter, Data Center Appliance, Enterprise Telephony, Ethernet Switch, Microwave Transmission, Mobile RAN, Optical Transport, Routers, SAN, Wireless LAN, and Wireless Packet Core markets, Dell’Oro Group delivers.
Demartek is a computer industry analyst organization with its own ISO 17025 accredited computer test lab. The majority of the Demartek’s activities involve running datacenter hardware or software solutions for the purpose of validation testing, performance testing, power efficiency, ease of use or other types of testing. Demartek public reports tend to focus on real-world solutions, and Demartek performs various types of private testing. Demartek is an EPA-recognized test lab for ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage, the power efficiency tests for storage systems.
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.
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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The Extension Media EECatalog network at www.eecatalog.com delivers in-depth coverage of products, technologies and solutions across 25 high-technology communities focused on processor architectures, operating systems, bus structures/interfaces and vertical market applications including military/aerospace, medical electronics design, transportation systems, smart energy, low power, multimedia and wireless. Extension Media is also publisher of Embedded Intel® Solutions and www.embeddedintel.com
Elixir Flash Technology (EFTech) is a Korean leader in the design and support of strong test equipment for eMMC and SSD, which includes strong power cycle testing, performance benchmark, device endurance test, and linux driver compliance test.
In addition, EFTech offers flash memory software solutions, embedded software design solutions with strong ties to Korean major companies.
- Development of a flash device testing system
- Development and optimization of the flash device file systems
- EMMC / UFS driver development and optimization
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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.
The Entertainment Storage Alliance was formed to promote interaction between the digital storage community and people that use digital storage for the creation and distribution of entertainment or personal content as well as consumer products. The Entertainment Storage Alliance puts on the Storage Visions Conference as well as maintains an active web site with news, articles and other activities related to the content value chain.
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FCI Electronics is an international connector and cable assembly solutions manufacturer of Backplane Connectors, Power Solutions, Board/Wire to Board Connectors, Input/Output Connectors, Optical Interconnect, Cable Assemblies, Terminal Blocks and Flex Connectors. Our interconnect solutions are designed and manufactured for various market applications such as automotive motorized vehicles, telecommunications, data storage, consumer electronics, medical, industrial & instrumentation as well as renewable energy.
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.
Fusion-io 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.
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.
Gillware Incorporated is located in Madison Wisconsin, specializing in data recovery from troubled hard drives and reliable remote storage solutions for individuals and corporations alike. Founded in 2004 by Brian and Tyler Gill, Gillware's original mission was to be the best value in the data recovery industry by providing superior data recovery engineering at an extremely competitive cost. Through years of data loss analysis, Gillware has succeeded in developing a robust and scalable remote data backup solution aimed at helping our data recovery clientele avoid any future data loss. Gillware is at the forefront of failure analysis and data recovery techniques for non-volatile (solid state) storage devices. Gillware has been a member of the Better Business Bureau for over 5 years and has maintained an "A" rating since joining. Gillware Inc. is an active member of IDEMA, an organization committed to advancing hard drive technology.
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.
HLNAND delivers the SSD (Solid State Drive) industry’s most advanced capabilities for enterprise-class storage applications. The unique Flash memory architecture combined with industry-standard NAND cell technology significantly outpaces the scalability, performance and reliability of SSDs that use a conventional NAND Flash design. HyperLink NAND technology (HLNAND) combines with a dedicated SSD controller to power a compelling feature set; reaching sustained I/O (input-output) bandwidths more than ten times higher than conventional Flash, with comparable capacities at as little as 25% of the cost and as low as 25% of the power consumption.
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.
To adapt to the revolutionary changes that are taking place in the information industry, Huawei is making strategic adjustments to better serve its customers. Huawei has extended the reach of its innovative offerings from the telecom carrier network field to the enterprise and consumer fields. To this end, we have coordinated the development of the "cloud-pipe-device" business and put considerable resources towards providing large capacity and intelligent information networks, a variety of smart devices, as well as new-generation business platforms and applications to offer users an efficient, environmentally friendly, and innovative information-based experience.
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.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) creates business value for clients and solves business problems through integrated solutions that leverage information technology and deep knowledge of business processes. IBM solutions typically create value by reducing a client’s operational costs or by enabling new capabilities that generate revenue. These solutions draw from an industry leading portfolio of consulting, delivery, and implementation services, enterprise software, systems, and financing. IBM serves clients in more than 170 countries around the world.
With a membership of over 200 engineers, the 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.
Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, International Microsystems, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of Flash memory / USB duplication and test equipment. As a company we have been developing high-speed device programmers for more than twenty years. Technology organizations around the world have been turning to us for our innovative designs and development platforms. All of our design, engineering, manufacturing and technical support is located under one roof at our corporate facilities in Milpitas, CA. This allows for rapid development, testing and release of new product designs and customized solutions.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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:
LSI, an Avago Technologies Company (NASDAQ:AVGO), designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters, mobile networks and client computing. Our Nytro™ Architecture and SandForce® Flash Controllers provide the intelligence critical to enhanced application performance, and is applied in solutions created in collaboration with our partners. More information is available at www.smarterwaytofaster.com and www.lsi.com/sandforce.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With 20 service centers worldwide, Mouser Electronics is an award-winning, authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies for design engineers and buyers. Mouser.com searches over 10 million products online from more than 500 top manufacturers. The website is updated many times per day and houses an industry-first interactive catalog, data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools. Mouser provides fast same-day shipping, in most cases, to more than 400,000 customers in 170 countries from its state-of-the-art facility in D/FW, Texas.
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).
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.
Netlist is the leading provider of high-performance modular memory subsystems to the world’s premier OEMs. Netlist specializes in bridging the widening gap between the system OEM's requirements and the capabilities of the IC manufacturer. Our patented memory subsystem technologies overcome density, performance, and cost limitations, effectively blending commodity components with their inherent deficiencies into highly reliable, optimized memory solutions.
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/
Nimbus Data develops an award-winning portfolio of all-flash memory storage systems purpose-built for virtualization, databases, cloud infrastructure, and technical computing. Our solutions, engineered from the ground up for flash memory, combine patent-pending hardware innovation and comprehensive data management software to deliver the industry’s best performance, energy efficiency, scalability, and total cost of ownership.
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.
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.
NxGn Data, Inc. is crafting a new generation of intelligent SSD solutions that takes the concept of Compute to Data efficiently and cost effectively. These Enterprise-class SSDs are enabled by an in-house SoC controller that employs the highest performance host interface with the most advanced NVM storage technology. NxGn Data’s patented technology realizes the concept of distributed processing one step further by performing it closer to where the data resides. The controller also integrates advanced error correction capability based on LDPC and advanced Adaptive Algorithms for flash management.
The mission of OakGate Technology is to provide Storage, Server and Technology providers the tools to deliver higher quality products with a shorter validation cycle and lower release cost. OakGate can provide this based on its Domain expertise and scalable System Validation Framework and Architecture.
OCZ Storage Solutions – a Toshiba Group Company is a leading provider of high performance client and enterprise solid-state storage products and enables customers to tackle storage challenges head on while delivering intelligent and optimized approaches to how data is captured, stored, accessed, analyzed and leveraged in today’s data-driven era. Our extensive portfolio of leading-edge solid state drives (SSDs) enhance the total computing experience for consumers, while our innovative flash-based hardware and software storage solutions transform enterprise database, email exchange, virtualization, VDI, big data and cloud computing applications into growth opportunities for our customers.
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.
World-leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance storage solutions for professionals, consumers, and enterprises. Since the company launched its first CD-ROM drive in 1989, Plextor's prestigious multi–award-winning products have set the standard for quality and high performance. Plextor will continue to deliver new generations of products based on our core values of market-leading innovation, unequalled quality, complete service, and our belief that users should have full confidence in the performance and stability of the equipment we supply. The Plextor brand of storage and multimedia products is owned by Shinano Kenshi of Japan.
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.
PNY offers quality products that are reliable, affordable, and geared towards consumers’ needs. PNY’s portfolio includes a broad assortment of flash memory cards, USB flash drives, solid state drives, High Speed HDMI® cables, computer memory upgrade modules, consumer graphics cards, and professional graphics cards. With products geared towards Mobility, Photography, Gaming, and Business solutions, PNY’s products function with a wide variety of computer and digital devices.
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.
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.
For more than 25 years, SanDisk has been expanding the possibilities of data storage‹giving businesses and consumers the peace of mind that comes from knowing their data is readily available and reliable, even in the most challenging environments. Our products are used in the world's largest data centers, embedded in game-changing smartphones, tablets, and laptops, and entrusted by consumers around the world. As a vertically integrated storage solution company, we are able to quickly deliver innovative, high-quality solutions with less time from research to realization. From handheld devices to hyper-scale data centers, SanDisk storage solutions make the incredible possible.
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.
The SCSI Trade Association was established in 1996 to provide a focal point for members to communicate the benefits of SCSI to the industry. STA promotes the understanding and use of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology and influences the evolution of SCSI standards to meet future industry needs. The Association has a nine-member Board of Directors, which oversees the Marketing Communications and Technology Committees and all STA activities.
SCSI Trade Association
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.
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.
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.
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.
Skyera Inc. is a disruptive provider of enterprise solid state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world’s most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid state storage sector. The company was featured in the Gartner report “Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2012.”
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.
SMART Modular Technologies
The SPC is a vendor-neutral, industry standards body focused on the storage industry, serving as a catalyst for performance improvement in storage products. In support of that goal, the SPC has developed a complete portfolio of industry-standard storage benchmarks, providing a rigorous, audited and reliable means to produce comparative storage performance, price-performance and energy-use data.
The Storage Products Association (SPA) helps storage manufacturers and users better understand and support current and future needs, including how the growing mix of storage technologies can meet all storage needs.
Storage Products Association
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.
Synapse is a design services leader in cutting edge technology development and is the engineering backbone of numerous multi-billion dollar companies including 70% of the top semiconductor companies in the world. Synapse has particular expertise with data storage SOC and firmware developments.
Founded in 2003, Synapse is headquartered in San Jose with operations all over the US, Europe and Asia. With around 700 employees distributed around the world, Synapse assists clients in developing software and hardware solutions for next generation Storage, Networking, Automotive, Mobile, Multimedia & Connectivity products.
Synapse foundation is built on technical excellence and a global footprint and provides a one stop solution - from spec to SOC development to embedded firmware and systems implementation.
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.
Tecate Group offers a wide range of standard and custom Tecate PowerBurst® ultracapacitor cells and modules. With custom packaging available, we can help you design a solution tailored to your needs. With extremely low ESR, and high capacitance, ultracapacitors are now an ideal choice for short term back-up of primary power. We can quickly develop a custom ultracapacitor solution to satisfy even the most demanding applications. Products range from special leads on standard cells to fully integrated hybrid assemblies. Tecate emphasizes quick turn in-house design capability and proof of concept prototype delivery.
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.
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.
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.
The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) is a not-for-profit organization formed to develop, define and promote open, vendor-neutral, global industry standards, supportive of a hardware-based root of trust, for interoperable trusted computing platforms.
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.
Universal Flash Storage Association
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.
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
“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.
U-Reach Inc. has supplied duplicator/inspector/eraser of storage device (disc/flash/HDD) for more than ten years. Our products meet all kinds of needs, from home & office to industrial application. U-Reach duplication/inspection/erase solutions are greatly applied to international industrial leaders. We have helped our customers to change stereotype of efficiency and quality control. U-Reach provides stand-alone duplicator/inspector/eraser, and most of our models support Log Report with anti-tampering feature. Erasers are able to execute DoD Erase and Secure Erase. Inspectors are able to inspect bad sector, reading/writing speed, and real capacity on Flash Memory & HDD.
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.
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.
Windawn Non-volatile Memory Technology Group is dedicated to bring innovative memory technologies to customers in enterprise storages and general mission critical computing fields. The NVM Group is the creator of first native designed NVDIMM in China. This group also invents non-volatile memory product along lines of NVSCMM, NVRAMDISK and other novel memory technologies. Windawn Technology is actively pursuing strategic partners in exploring our technological innovations in the traditional and new computing fields.
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