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SNIA Announces New SNIA SCSI Trade Association Forum

Santa Clara, CA., – June 27, 2023 — SNIA and the SCSI Trade Association (STA) today announced the formation of a new SNIA SCSI Trade Association Forum (STA Forum), a technology community within SNIA to promote the use and understanding of SCSI and Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology. STA Forum will continue its existing relationship… Read more »

Storage Trends in 2023 and Beyond

This SCSI Trade Association panel session looks at storage trends for this year. This article/video is part of the 2023 Electronic Design Technology Forecast issue. The video above was a roundtable hosted by the SCSI Trade Association. It’s led by Broadcom’s Rick Kutcipal, who is a storage industry veteran expert and a member of the SCSI Trade Association.… Read more »

24G SAS: an Overview of the Technology & Products 

Hyperscale and enterprise data centers continue to grow rapidly and to use SAS products as a backbone. Why SAS, and what specific SAS products are helping these data centers to grow? This article briefly discusses the technology evolution of SAS, bringing us to our latest generation of 24G SAS.

What is DAS?

DAS is Direct-Attached Storage. A typical DAS system is made up of a storage device — typically a hard disk drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD) — attached directly to the computer accessing it, and dedicated to that computer.  DAS is connected directly via: an onboard or external connection; or a host bus adapter… Read more »

KIOXIA and HPE Team Up to Send SSDs into Space, Bound for the International Space Station

HPE Spaceborne Computer-2 Program Features KIOXIA SSDs in the HPE Edgeline Converged Edge System and HPE ProLiant Server Used for Research Experiments SAN JOSE, Calif., February 27, 2023 – Today, KIOXIA America, Inc. announces its proud participation in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Spaceborne Computer-2 (SBC-2) program.  As part of the program, KIOXIA SSDs provide robust flash storage… Read more »

SCSI Trade Association Elects 2023 Board of Directors As Hyperscale Applications Continue to Drive 24G SAS Adoption

Industry Leaders Guide STA, as SAS Technology Delivers with High Performance, Reliability, Scalability, Flexibility, & Manageability. SEATTLE – February 7, 2023 — The SCSI Trade Association (STA), the respected authority on Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology used in data storage, today announced its 2023 Board of Directors. These seven experienced storage industry experts are committed… Read more »

SAS: The Interface of Choice in Modern Storage-System Architecture

Article by: Alvin Cox, Sr. Staff Engineer, Seagate; and Mike Miller, STA Board Member and Executive Director, Advanced Development, Seagate, for Electronic Design; October 11, 2022 This article explains new serial-attached SCSI (SAS) features in HDDs and SDDs that help to optimize storage infrastructure. Read the full article on

Connector and Cable differences: SAS-3 vs. SAS-4

By: David Einhorn, SCSI Trade Association Board of Directors; Business Development Manager, North America, Amphenol Corp., June 14, 2022 This blog post examines the differences between SAS-3 and SAS-4 connectors and cables. With the new generation of SAS, we see multiple upgrades and improvements. Drive connector [Note: 24G SAS uses the SAS-4 physical layer, which… Read more »