Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
7,397 Reviews & Articles | 54,231 News Posts

TweakTown News Posts - Page 2265

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Kirill Malkin from Starboard Storage

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 2:07 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Kirill Malkin, the CTO and chief architect of Storage Systems' Application-Crafted Storage, fresh off of winning a big award at Flash Memory Summit, stopped by to brief us on their Unified Hybrid Storage system for SAN and NAS workloads.

 

 

Unified Hybrid Storage marries SSDs, RAM, and HDDs into one appliance. This offers tremendous increases in speed at an affordable price point.

 

Kirill explains how the scaleable architecture allows entry-level customers to deploy the solution to meet the desired level of performance and capacity.

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Kirill Malkin from Starboard Storage' (full post)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - SanDisk's Kevin Conley discusses products

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 2:02 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Kevin Conley, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Client Storage Solutions at SanDisk, stopped by to brief us on their vast portfolio of flash products.

 

 

SanDisk was a Platinum sponsor of the Flash Memory Summit and had a very large presence in the presentations and panels, helping to educate and share information with those in attendance.

 

flash_memory_summit_2013_sandisk_s_kevin_conley_discusses_products_1

 

SanDisk has been instrumental in the development of flash memory and has a wide range of solutions for any application.

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Qlogic's Cameron Brett details FabricCache

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:57 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Cameron Brett, the Director of Solutions Marketing at QLogic, gives us a brief rundown of the core technology behind the new FabricCache solution.

 

 

QLogic's FabricCache combines a fibre channel card and a PCIe SSD to provide flash acceleration for SAN's over existing fibre channel infrastructure.

 

FabricCache utilizes a distributed model, allowing their caching solutions to communicate with each other over the network, therefore sharing their cache in a cohesive manner.

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Qlogic's Cameron Brett details FabricCache' (full post)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - PNY briefs us on its latest products

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:52 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - PNY's Bernadette Brijall explains the use for the new StorEDGE products available for Mac users. PNY has been around since 1985, and has over 25 years' experience serving consumers, OEM's and B2B customers.

 

 

The PNY products are made in the USA and come in capacities of 64GB and 128GB of capacity.

 

The new StorEDGE products address a lack of storage, and provide an easy upgrade path for Mac users.

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - PNY briefs us on its latest products' (full post)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - PMC-Sierra makes debut and briefs us

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:41 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Derek Dicker, the Vice President of marketing at PMC-Sierra, stopped by to discuss their latest products and their Flash Memory Summit debut. One of the most surprising aspects of PMC's debut at FMS was the introduction of a new SAS SSD controller, which Derek explains in detail during the interview.

 

 

PMC-Sierra is moving quickly with the recent acquisition of IDT. IDT drove the adoption of NVMe and has working silicon readily available for PMC, speeding the time to market for PMC.

 

The addition of their own SAS SSD controller to the existing RAID, HBA and expander product lines provides them a cohesive portfolio built around SAS products.

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - PMC-Sierra makes debut and briefs us' (full post)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Larry Chisvin's on PCIe products from PLX

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:30 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Larry Chisvin, the VP of strategic Initiatives at PLX Technolgy, stopped by the TweakTown booth to discuss the latest developments from their company.

 

 

PLX enjoys 65-70% market share of PCIe express switches, providing them with a leadership position in the market.

 

Much of the new advancements around PCIe involve the move to utilizing PCI Express-based SSDs. This will allow for deployment of PCIe SSD's as a backplane fabric to allow a number of enhanced features.

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Larry Chisvin's on PCIe products from PLX' (full post)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Phison speak about its new SSD controllers

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:27 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Michael Wu from Phison Electronics discusses their new SSD controllers designed for both TLC and MLC NAND. Michael also announced that they would also offer a PCIe controller for M.2, mSATA and PCIe SSDs.

 

 

Michael announced that the S10 will be released later this year, hot on the heels of the S9 series that Chris Ramseyer is currently testing.

 

Chris will have the review of the S9 from MyDigitalSSD up shortly, so keep an eye on TweakTown for the review.

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Phison speak about its new SSD controllers' (full post)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Paul Goodwin shows new Mushkin products

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:19 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Paul Goodwin stopped by the booth to display Mushkin's latest products. Mushkin's newest USB drive features a full-fledged LSI SandForce controller to deliver screaming speeds usually reserved for SSDs.

 

 

The addition of the PCIe Scorpion provides Mushkin with a high-performance SSD in a small form factor for enthusiasts and professionals alike.

 

Near the end of the video, Chris attempts to get some juicy info on the newest LSI SandForce 3000 processor. You will have to watch the video to see the reply!

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Paul Goodwin shows new Mushkin products' (full post)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Mellanox's Motti Beck on networking

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:11 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Motti Beck, the Director of Enterprise Market Development at Mellanox Technologies Inc stopped by the booth to discuss the latest advancements in network technology. Advancements are needed to provide a high level of performance in flash-driven environments, and Mellanox has developed a range of products to address performance challenges.

 

 

Motti explained that both Infiniband and Ethernet have a place in the datacenter, spurring Mellanox to develop networking products that address both interfaces.

 

The ability to support both Infiniband and Ethernet over the same fabric provides a "one-wire" solution to address multiple needs, simplifying wiring and deployment.

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Mellanox's Motti Beck on networking' (full post)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - IP-Maker's Jerome Gaysse on NVMe products

By: Paul Alcorn | More News: IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:05 pm

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - IP-Maker's Jerome Gaysse stopped by the booth to discuss their solutions for NVMe flash drives.

 

 

IP-Maker provides IP for storage applications, with a full set of IPs, low-level software, development environments, training and support and design services.

 

IP-Maker already has several customers in the bay area, continuing their expansion into the NVMe space.

Continue reading 'Flash Memory Summit 2013 - IP-Maker's Jerome Gaysse on NVMe products' (full post)

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
loading