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Microchip Brings Industry’s First 24G SAS Storage Expanders and Controllers to Inaugural Plugfest – June 26, 2019

Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP), via its Microsemi Corporation subsidiary, will participate in the industry’s first plugfest for the SCSI Trade Association’s latest 24G Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) standard that defines how data is moved to and from storage devices in data centers. As the first company to demonstrate 24G SAS expanders and storage controllers, Microchip is playing a key role in validating the specifications in a broad test environment.

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In Case You Missed It:

Listen to STA President Rick Kutcipal talk “All About Serial Attached SCSI” in this podcast with Chris Evans of Storage Unpacked.


STA-SNIA Webcast

STA and SNIA co-hosted a webcast titled “Flash Storage with 24G SAS Leads the Way in Crunching Big Data” on October 24, 2018. Presenters were: 

Greg McSorley
SNIA Technical Council (non-voting)
Technical Business Development Manager, Amphenol
Kevin Marks
Technologist, Distinguished Engineer, Server Solution Office of the CTO, DellEMC
Jeremiah Tussey
Product Marketing Manager, Data Center Solutions, Microsemi – a Microchip Company
Rick Kutcipal
President, SCSI Trade Association
Product Planner, Data Center Solutions Group, Broadcom

Listen to a recording of the webcast here


Cameron Brett, STA Board Member and Director, SSD Product Marketing at Toshiba Memory Corporation, presented “Should I Build My All-Flash Array with SAS, SATA, or NVMe?” on September 24 at Storage Developer Conference in Santa Clara, CA.

Watch a video of Cam’s presentation here.

Download the PDF version of the presentation: Building_An_All-Flash_Array_with_SAS_NVMe_or_SATA.pdf (filesize: 257KB)


Amphenol BizLink Broadcom ConnPro
Fujikura Intel Marvell Microchip
Molex Samsung Seagate TE Connectivity
Tektronix Teledyne LeCroy Toshiba American Information Systems Toshiba Memory Corp.
Western Digital      

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