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.
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.
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.
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.
We are a company of patent licensing professionals and innovators offering IP management services. As the IP marketplace becomes increasingly complex, our partners turn to Conversant to help them realize the full potential of their portfolios as competitive tools and sources of income.
Our people have deep expertise in technology creation and innovation, patent prosecution, patent mining, global licensing and patent litigation management. With these skills comes responsibility, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to transparency, due diligence and respectful negotiation.
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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.
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
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.
With 6,500 employees globally and sales of 555M USD in 2012, FCI Electronics is a leading global manufacturer of interconnects and cable assemblies that combines a broad product offering with field engineering resources to meet specific customer needs. FCI Electronics delivers proven connections and innovative solutions for various markets such as datacom, telecom, consumer, industrial, instrumentation, medical and renewable energy.
FCI Electronics’ full portfolio comprises proven legacy products and innovative new designs including backplane connectors, board and wire systems, active optical cables, transceivers, fiber optic adaptors, high-speed connectors, I/O connectors, mezzanine connectors, PCB terminal blocks, flex connectors, power solutions, storage interfaces and custom cable assemblies.
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.
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 is the global leader in cloud with an unmatched portfolio of open cloud solutions that help clients to think, build or tap into it. No other company has the ability to bring together unique industry knowledge and unmatched cloud capabilities, that have already helped more than 30,000 clients around the world with 40,000 industry experts. Today, IBM has 110 cloud SaaS solutions, thousands of experts with deep industry knowledge helping clients transform and a network of 40 data centers worldwide.
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.
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.
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LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters, mobile networks and client computing. Our Nytro(tm) Architecture and SandForce(r) Flash Storage Processors 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.
As a leader in storage infrastructure workload analytics and performance validation, Load DynamiX empowers:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SanDisk Corporation s a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, from research and development, product design and manufacturing to branding and distribution for commercial and retail channels. Since 1988, SanDisk's innovations in flash memory and storage system technologies have provided customers with new and transformational digital experiences. SanDisk's diverse product portfolio includes flash memory cards and embedded solutions used in smart phones, tablets, digital cameras, camcorders, digital media players and other consumer electronic devices, as well as USB flash drives and solid-state drives for the computing market. SanDisk's products are used by consumers and enterprise customers around the world.
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.
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 is a leading independent designer, manufacturer and supplier of electronic subsystems to OEMs engaged in the computer, industrial, networking, telecommunications, aerospace and defense markets. Taking innovations from the design stage through manufacturing and delivery, SMART has developed a comprehensive memory product line that includes DRAM, SRAM, and Flash memory in various form factors. SMART's presence in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Latin America enables it to provide its customers with proven expertise in international logistics, asset management, and supply-chain management worldwide.
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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.
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.
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.
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.