Accelerated Memory Production, Inc. (amp inc) offers innovative storage and memory solutions for today’s world. amp inc has a new generation of encrypted SSD that offer high capacity with faster transfer speed and smaller form factor. amp inc. also manufactures all DRAM Modules; DDR3, DDR2, DDR, SDRAM and Compact Flash cards. Made in the USA.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
For more than 25 years, Avant Technology has provided quality solutions to the memory industry. Located near Austin, Texas, we manufacture and distribute Avant memory upgrades, flash memory products, and custom module solutions. Plus we offer Solid State Drives (SSDs) in four levels of application.
Avant products are built in our world-class manufacturing and testing facility. Our ISO 9001:2008 registered facility features impressive production capacity, tier-1 quality control, and outstanding supply line management. Avant is a JEDEC member and recently earned the CMTL Intel® Advanced Memory Testing Program Lifetime Achievement Status.
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.
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.
The CompactFlash Association is a non-profit, mutual-benefit corporation that promotes adoption of CompactFlash as a worldwide, ultra-small, removable storage and I/O standard for capturing and transporting digital data, audio and images and performing I/O functionality such as modems, Ethernet, serial, BlueTooth wireless, laser scanning, etc. The CFA, which makes the CompactFlash and CF(logo) trademarks and CF & CompactFlash Technical Specification available royalty-free to member companies, is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
For nearly 40 years, Data I/O Corporation has been the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of innovative solutions for programmable devices. Since 1972, we have championed the use and growth of programmable devices in a wide variety of industries and products. Today, our customers manufacture millions of products each year using Data I/O programming solutions to reliably, securely, and cost-effectively implement their Intellectual Property into programmable devices. And for the future, virtually every new electronic product produced by OEM, ODM, or EMS facilities represents another potential customer for Data I/O solutions.
Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to its customers and uses that insight to make technology simpler and create innovative solutions that simplify daily activities and help people stay entertained, connected and in touch.
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
Elektor magazine aims at inspiring people to master electronics at any personal level by presenting construction projects and spotting developments in electronics and information technology. Analog & Digital, Computers & Software, Microcontrollers & Embedded and Test & Measurement are just some fields of interest covered extensively every month.
EMC builds information infrastructures and virtual infrastructures to help people and businesses around the world unleash the power of their digital information. EMC offerings in backup and recovery, enterprise content management, unified storage, big data, enterprise storage, data federation, archiving, security, and deduplication help customers move to and build IT trust in their next generation of information management and enable them to offer IT-as-a-Service as part of their journey to cloud computing.
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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We develop hardware blocks for implementations in both Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and Field Programmable Gates Arrays (FPGAs) as well as software elements like drivers and software stacks for significant reduction of customer’s time-to-market. We also provide design services, like IP on demand, obsolete parts replacement, System-on-Chip integration and FPGA design.
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.
FROM 30 is a semi-conductor test solutions provider devoted to technology development to be a global leader in the market for semi-conductor testers. FROM30 is specialized in ATE(Nand Flash Tester), MBT, WLBI, SSD aging Tester, Smart IC Tester, OLED Tester, LED Tester etc.. We have implemented strategies focusing on the advance of technology based on the view toward the 30th century. Staffed with professionals in tester development of more than 15-year-experience, we have our own technology for the operation of related software as well as design technology for semi-conductor tester systems thanks to the long-term R & D conducted by over 40% of our staff.
Data is more difficult to understand than text, let alone Big Data, and Big data is driving Cloud Computing now. Computation Virtualization is not enough for big data, both Data virtualization and Communication Virtualization are also necessary in order to make true Real-time Big Data Steaming happen.
We believe the true innovation lies on Algorithmic Innovation, not just hardware innovation and/or software innovation. Right now algorithm design is an art instead of a science, and we further believe it will soon be a science, just like what happened in airline industry during past century.
GDA Technologies Inc. is a leading Silicon Intellectual Property (SIP) solution and Electronic Design Services (EDS) provider for the Mobile, Networking, Consumer and Computing Market and offer ASIC /SoC IPs and Total System Solutions for those IPs including Software and Drivers, and also provide IP based Services.
GDA is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Larsen & Toubro Limited a fourteen billion dollar multinational conglomerate.
Without semiconductors, any necessary goods are not realized; mobile phones, PC’s, even automobiles used to belong in the mechanical industry. With our motto, “Joy of Innovation by Power of Technology”, we will explore new possibilities of digital society by challenges of semiconductor technologies.
We offer Innovative NVM (Non-Volatile Memory) Technologies; B4-Flash and other NVM IP’s, with higher performance and reliability at lower cost by our Innovation and product development. We can also provide the best semiconductor solution by fusion of technology and market, leveraging flexible SiP (System in Package) technology and interactive marketing approaches.
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 (HyperLink NAND) Flash technology is based on a unique proprietary Flash Memory architecture that delivers the industry's most advanced capabilities to a broad range of high-performance SSD (solid state drive) applications. Based on NAND Flash Cell technology, HLNAND Flash is available as a bridge chip, an MCP, and a controller.
HSIO Technologies combines and refines core manufacturing building blocks selected from the Printed Circuit, Semiconductor Packaging, and Interconnect Device worlds and applies them to a variety of products that interconnect semiconductor devices. HSIO’s Grypper family of test sockets has a Unique Zero-Footprint, the only package size test socket requiring no additional hardware to hold the IC package. This high-electrical performance socket allows a BGA device to fit into the exact end use location for sample boards, failure analysis, and other applications were space is limited to only the IC package itself. The BGA IC package simply snaps into the socket.
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.
The Santa Clara Valley Consumer Electronics Society of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) meets monthly to hear interesting speakers talk about the technology and markets important to consumer electronics. We meet in Cupertino, CA, and meetings are open to everyone.
With a membership of over 200 engineers, the Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) is a premier source of consulting talent. Each CNSV member maintains a skills profile which is searchable by visitors to our website, and which gets great Google search hits. CNSV holds monthly meetings that cover technical topics as well as issues related to being successful as a consultant. We also have a seminar/webinar program which is co-sponsored by the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section. Membership in IEEE is not required for CNSV membership, and is a tremendous value.
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.
Both Innostor’s current USB 3.0 controller and its customers’ MP version have the advantage of pin-to-pin compatibility. Customers can use the existing version to design and develop the next generation products, for saving the developing time and cost. Both Innostor’s USB 3.0 IC Controller, IS916EN and IS903 USB 3.0, have passed the USB-IF LOGO certifications. Also, we’ve provided customers the reference designs of the mainstream versions. Except for the low cost, which is close to USB2.0, customers can also use the original USB 2.0 mainstream housing for direct MP, substantially lower the developing cost and shorten the time of product launch.
Besides, Innostor has been aimed at the eMMC products since 2011, and has obtained preliminary results. Innostor developed eMMC v4.5 and launched IS511, aiming for high performance research and market, which can meet specifications and requirements of WIN8, and suitable for Tablet PC / Smart Phone / STB / DTV and other related markets. Use 4KB data for example, IS511 has the performance of IOPS read speed 3,500, write speed 1,000, suitable for the new generation of high performance smartphones and tablet PCs eMMC requirements.
Integral Memory are one of the largest digital memory producers in Europe with more than 20 years of sales success.
The Integral Memory™ range includes a cutting-edge Hardware Encrypted SSD and a selection of FIPS 140-2 validated, USB Flash Drives with AES 256-bit encryption; ensuring sensitive data stored on the USB cannot be compromised.
We are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. We develop advanced integrated digital technology, primarily integrated circuits, for industries such as computing and communications. Integrated circuits are semiconductor chips etched with interconnected electronic switches. We also develop computing platforms, which we define as integrated hardware and software computing technologies that are designed to provide an optimized solution. Our goal is to be the preeminent computing solutions company that powers the worldwide digital economy. We are transforming from a company with a primary focus on the design and manufacture of semiconductor chips for PCs and servers to a computing company that delivers complete solutions in the form of hardware and software platforms and supporting services.
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.
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.
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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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, Inc. has been the #1 technology training seminar resource for professionals in the storage networking industry. KnowledgeTek technology courses are developed with our hands-on, experienced trainers and always include the most up-to-date information, using the latest leading edge storage technology and devices.
Popular 2012 seminars include: SAS; SATA; Hybrid-Disk Drive Technology; Solid-State Drives Technology; SCSI; Noise-predictive PRML channels; ATAPI; DVD and CD technology; Fibre Channel; Advanced Perpendicular Recording; Disk Drives; Tape Storage and their interfaces and 1394 Interface. 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.
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.
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.
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.
The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing and Mobile Energy Technologies (NASCENT) develops high throughput, high yield and versatile nanomanufacturing systems to take nano-science discoveries from the lab to the marketplace. The Center is led by The University of Texas at Austin and includes two partner institutions – University of California at Berkeley and University of New Mexico.
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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.
NVMdurance LTD provide software that extends the endurance of the non-volatile memory used in SSDs. At FMS 2013 we are demonstrating endurance improvements greater than tenfold. We can achieve even higher gains with the newer smaller geometry devices which present major endurance challenges.
Our software is licensed to run both prior to production, to determine optimal operating parameters and on the controllers to continually optimise parameters throughout the life of the device.
We are currently running trials on specific devices in co-operation with SSD manufacturers and flash foundries and expect our technology to be shipping in SSD products in 2014.
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.
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.
Founded in 2002, San Jose, CA-based OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (“OCZ”) is a leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of high performance and reliable Solid State Drives (SSDs) and premium computer components. OCZ has built on its expertise in high-speed memory to become a leader in the SSD market, a technology that competes with traditional rotating magnetic hard disk drives (HDDs). SSDs are faster, more reliable, generate less heat and use significantly less power than the HDDs used in the majority of computers today. In addition to SSD technology, OCZ also offers high performance components for computing devices and systems, including enterprise-class power management products as well leading-edge computer gaming solutions. For more information, please visit: www.ocztechnology.com.
ONFI stands for Open NAND Flash Interface. ONFI is an industry working group that is dedicated to simplifying the integration of NAND Flash memory into consumer electronic products, computing platforms, and various other applications that require solid state mass storage. The ONFI working group defines standardized component-level interface specifications for NAND Flash. ONFI is also defining module connector and module form factor specifications (similar to DRAM DIMMs) for NAND Flash.
PerfectVIPs, Inc. is a leading provider of Verification Intellectual Properties (VIP) for verifying Interface, Storage, and Processor Bus designs. The VIP solution includes intelligent Bus Functional Models (Agents, Drivers, & Sequencers), Monitor along with Protocol Checkers, Assertions, Scoreboards, Functional Coverage and a Comprehensive Test Suite (UVM/OVM/VMM) - the Perfect combination of tools needed to help IP/ASIC/FPGA/SOC developers get Silicon Right the First Time. The complete VIP portfolio includes: SAS 3/2/1, SATA 3/2/1, PCIe3/2/1, SR-IOV, MR-IOV, SOP, PQI, NVMe, SAS Expander, ONFI, Fiber Channel, Ethernet (1/10/40/100G), USB 3/2/1, Interlaken, SPI 4.1, MDIO, I2C, AMBA AXI 5/4/3, ACE, AHB, & APB.
Plextor is a world-leading developer of solid-state drives and other high-performance digital storage devices 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.
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.
Proton Digital Systems delivers Flash reliability solutions based on our proprietary Error Correction Codes and Statistical-DSP. Proton’s FlashPro Media Managers work at the Flash device-level, dramatically extending the endurance and retention of NAND Flash compared to currently available solutions, enabling the use of next-generation 1y, 1z, and 3D NAND Flash with significantly improved reliability. FlashPro Media Managers are implemented in the smallest area, achieve the industry's lowest power consumption and have been adopted by some of the world’s largest Flash players. Learn how your next generation controller and SSD products can benefit from Proton’s proven FlashPro Media Managers.
Flash storage has revolutionized everything from smart phones and mobile computers, to web searches and social media. Unfortunately, it’s been nearly impossible to deploy flash across a data center without breaking the bank. Pure Storage has cracked the code and destroyed the disk status quo. We made all-flash storage affordable enough to use broadly across any enterprise. We believe every company should enjoy the performance, space and efficiency advantages of flash as well as the lower maintenance, power, cooling, rack space and management costs. With Pure Storage, your business can achieve things that weren’t even imaginable with disk. No more wondering how much data you can analyze, how fast you can respond to a customer, or how quickly you can launch a new service. It’s time to unlock the productivity and creativity of your company while delivering a responsive experience to both customers and employees. All applications. All customers. All budgets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Founded in 1979, Seagate is a world leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions. From the videos, music and documents we share with friends and family on social networks, to servers that form the backbone of enterprise data centers and cloud-based computing, to desktop and notebook computers that fuel our personal productivity, Seagate products help more people store, share and protect their valuable digital content. Seagate offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of hard disk drives, solid-state drives and solid-state hybrid drives. In addition, the company offers an extensive line of retail storage products for consumers and small businesses, along with data-recovery services for any brand of hard drive and digital media type. Seagate employs more than 50,000 people around the world.
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
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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SMART Storage Systems is a technology leader in the design, development, and deployment of current and next-generation enterprise solid-state storage products. Combining leading-edge, enterprise-class design and proven world-class support, SMART Storage Systems leverages its deep expertise in flash and enterprise storage technology. SMART Storage Systems delivers high-quality, high-reliability solutions to a broad customer base, including tier one storage and server OEMs. In support of these designs, SMART Storage Systems provides award-winning innovations in solid-state storage technology, such as NAND high-endurance Guardian™ technology, to customers in the enterprise storage, enterprise server, data center, defense, and industrial markets. SMART Storage Systems is part of the SMART Holdings family of global companies.
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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.
Starboard Storage designs advanced hybrid storage systems combining flash memory and hard disk drives With file and virtualized data growing relentlessly, Starboard Storage turns today’s advanced flash memory into enterprise class storage systems. The Starboard AC2000, 4000 and 4500 Storage Systems use SSD for both read and write caching along with advanced caching algorithms that deliver the performance of solid state with the capacity of affordable Hard Disk Drives (HDD). Starboard Storage enables mixed file, block and virtualized workloads to perform side by side on a single unified storage system
sTec provides enterprise-class, solid-state storage solutions to meet the most intensive performance, reliability and endurance requirements of today’s demanding data centers. The first company to develop solid-state drives for enterprise environments, sTec offers the widest range of flash-based storage solutions that optimize business operations by increasing storage utilization, reducing infrastructure costs and speeding access to business-critical applications. sTec’s technology expertise and longevity in the market are driven by core technologies and unrivaled intellectual property assets, which include over 100 patent applications that are issued or pending. The company is headquartered in Santa Ana, California, and has sales and support locations worldwide.
SwiftTest is a provider of advanced testing and analytic solutions for the modern data center.
Our technology helps enterprises and service providers run their data center services at lower risk and lower cost. We are also a leading provider of testing solutions to equipment manufacturers; we help them get their products to market faster and more efficiently. While our solutions span multiple infrastructure domains, we are known for our leadership in networked storage testing.
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.
Tegile Systems is leading a new generation of enterprise storage that balance performance, capacity, features and price for virtualization, file services and databases. With Tegile’s Zebi line of hybrid storage arrays, the company is redefining the traditional approach to storage by providing arrays that are significantly faster than disk-based arrays and significantly less expensive than all-flash arrays.
Tegile’s patented MASS technology accelerates performance and enables on-the-fly de-duplication and compression of data so each Zebi has a usable capacity far greater than its raw capacity. Featuring both NAS and SAN connectivity, Tegile arrays are easy-to-use, fully redundant, and highly scalable.
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.
Texas Instruments serves the world’s most innovative electronics companies, helping them develop new ideas that change the way we live. By providing semiconductor technologies that promote greater power efficiency, enable more features, enhance performance and deliver more value, TI expands the possibilities every day for how we learn, connect, grow and discover.
Toshiba’s MLC and SLC NAND Flash-based storage solutions for consumer, OEM, and industrial applications include high-capacity 2.5-inch enterprise-class 6Gb/s and 12Gb/s SAS and notebook PC SATA solid state drives, managed NAND solutions, high-performance SDHC/SDXC cards with read speeds up to 95MB/s, FlashAir wireless SD cards and USB flash drives.
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.
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.
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.
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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 2010 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.
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.
“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.
Virident Systems is a leading provider of enterprise-class Storage Class Memory (SCM) solutions that deliver unconditional, consistent performance to data-intensive applications. The inherent advantage associated with this disruptive technology revolutionizes computing by speeding application response time and optimizing datacenter efficiency for new levels of ROI. Virident Systems is backed by strategic investors Intel®, Cisco® Systems, Seagate and a storage solutions provider, as well as Hercules Technology Growth Capital and venture investors Artiman Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Globespan Capital Partners, and Mitsui Global Investments.
VINATech is a technology leader in the market for Supercapacitor (also called ultracapacitor) with state of the art R&D and manufacturing facility, established in 1999 as eco-friendly product provider in many applications including SSD industry.
Our 2.7V/3.0V Hycap EDLC series are an ideal component of back-up and short-term power supply during power outages to save the critical information and keep the zero maintenance cache protection. Also, all of our Supercapacitor products are capable of operating more reliably in wider temperature and its life is semi-permanent.
Zymet manufactures enabling adhesives and encapsulants for electronics assembly. Reworkable underfills and adhesives ruggedize IC packages, enabling circuit cards and other electronic assemblies to survive repetitive drops or bends, severe shocks, and extreme vibration. Zymet's latest reworkable materials enhance the thermal cycle performance of aggressive IC package designs, enabling manufacture of ultra-small form factor and high speed electronics with enterprise-level reliability. Zymet is located in East Hanover, NJ and services the electronics industry through its global sales and distribution network.