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In this "Ask-the-Expert" short presentation at SNW Europe in Frankfurt, Germany on October 30, 2013, STA President Marty Czekalski gave a high level overview of Express Bay storage options.

Slide titles:

  • Express Bay: PCIe, SAS, SATA, SATAe
  • Express Bay Components
  • Refresher: SAS/SATA Compatibility
  • SFF-8639 Dual-port SAS PCIe x4 Connectors
  • SAS Connector Compatibility
  • Power Limit Control
  • Dual Port With PCIe for Higher Availability
  • Wide Port SAS for Increased Throughput

STA Express Bay Expert Session V2-web.pdf

SCSI Express: PCIe Storage for the Enterprise

In this "Ask-the-Expert" short presentation at SNW Europe in Frankfurt, Germany on October 29, 2013, STA President Marty Czekalski gave a high level overview of PCIe storage and its role in the enterprise.

Slide titles:

  • SCSI Express
  • SCSI Express Components
  • Express Bay
  • SCSI Express Devices
  • SCIS Express Roadmap

STA SCSI Express Expert Session V2-web.pdf

Family of 10 new RAID controller cards and HBAs deliver high performance, data protection and scalability to meet the needs of datacenter, cloud and high-performance computing environments

MILPITAS, Calif., June 26, 2012 - LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today introduced its latest MegaRAID® 6Gb/s SAS+SATA controllers and host bus adapters (HBAs) featuring the PCI Express® 3.0 interface.

Seven new LSI MegaRAID controllers are offered with four or eight ports and provide a powerful combination of intelligent performance, enterprise RAID data protection and proven interoperability. Three new LSI HBA models provide state-of-the-art connectivity for servers and appliances in a variety of enterprise-level environments including corporate datacenters, the cloud and high-performance computing.

SCSI Express Defined

Accelerate your enterprise with SCSI Express, the robust and proven SCSI protocol combined with PCIe that creates an industry-standard path to PCIe-based storage. SCSI Express combined with SAS-based solutions provides unprecedented performance and low latency that enterprises demand.. SCSI-based solutions continue to stand the test of time, evolving to meet the needs of the storage and computing world. Advance your storage solutions to the next interconnect with SCSI Express!

  • Brings enterprise-class SCSI storage to low-latency PCIe
  • Enables tiered/caching environments
  • Preserves SCSI management, feature set ,and tools
  • Extends storage investments, leveraged to PCIe
  • Provides co-existence with SAS


SCSI Express DataSheet (pdf).

SCSI Express Overview

Provides an in depth overview of SCSI Express including benefits, use cases and solution implementations using Express Bay. Come learn how the industry standard SCSI Express interface delivers unprecedented performance and low latency to enterprise-class storage by combining the proven SCSI protocol with PCIe.



Decoding for PQI Now Available in PCI Express Protocol Analyzer

STA Technology Showcase, Santa Clara, CA, May 9, 2012 - LeCroy Corporation, the worldwide leader in protocol test solutions, today demonstrated new features added to its PCI Express protocol analyzer line of products that will support testing and debugging of all recently announced PCIe® Solid State Drive (SSD) host interfaces. Previously, LeCroy had been the first to introduce NVM Express decode functionality to all of their Summit protocol analyzer line of products, helping reduce decoding time for complex PCIe host/device transactions. Now LeCroy is broadening its support of SSD host interfaces to include support for SCSI Express's PQI (PCIe architecture Queuing Interface).

Industry Leader Working with STA to Develop Open Standards for Server-deployed NAND Flash Using SCSI and PCIe for Application Acceleration and Datacenter Efficiency

SALT LAKE CITY - May 3, 2012 - Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that it is actively participating with the SCSI Trade Association (STA), a member-run industry association established to support and promote SCSI technology, to develop and market the open SCSI Express industry standard for PCI Express based storage. By leveraging PCIe connections in the server with a focus on NAND flash technologies, the standard will provide organizations with more options for integrating performance storage solutions into their datacenters. Fusion-io will also join in the upcoming SCSI Trade Association Technology Showcase, "Taming the Data Beast!" on Wednesday, May 9 in Santa Clara.

Extensive Nytro application acceleration portfolio combines PCIe flash technology with intelligent caching software; seamlessly integrates into existing environments

MILPITAS, Calif., April 2, 2012 - LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today introduced the Nytro portfolio, a comprehensive family of solutions that combines PCIe® flash technology with intelligent caching and management software to achieve accelerated application performance in datacenters and cloud environments.