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Broadcom Joins Forces with Industry Leaders to Simplify Storage Bay Management

Leads SFF-TA-1005 (UBM, Universal Backplane Management) Spec, Standardizing the Management of SAS, SATA and NVMe Drives SAN JOSE, Calif., June 12, 2018 — Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO) today announced it has co-sponsored and developed the approved SFF-TA-1005 Universal Backplane Management (UBM) specification with Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise and 19 other participants, which provides a… Read more »

The Performance of SAS

Article by: Demartek; April 2018 SAS provides a strong performance for a variety of enterprise application workloads. Serial attached SCSI, or SAS provides a reliable enterprise-grade interface designed specifically for computer storage. While well-established, SAS technology continues to adapt to the address the demanding requirements of new technologies in today’s data centers. Link to the… Read more »

Microsemi Expands Market Opportunities for Cloud Data Centers with Announcement of Adaptec Smart Storage Compatibility with AMD EPYC Processor

Microsemi Complements AMD EPYC Server Solutions with Low Power, High Performance HBA and RAID Offerings for Storage Connectivity ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — March 20, 2018 — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced interoperability between its 12 gigabits per second (Gbps) SAS/SATA host… Read more »

SNIA Annual Members’ Symposium 2018

On January 23, 2018, Cameron Brett, STA Board Member, presented a brief SAS industry update as part of the Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) at the SNIA Annual Members’ Symposium in San Jose, CA. Topics covered include: STA Technology Roadmap 24G SAS Highlights The Pillars of SAS The Modern IT Infrastructure Hyperconvergence Disaggregation SAS as… Read more »

Samsung Starts Producing Industry’s Largest Capacity SSD

New ‘PM1643’ is built on latest 512Gb V-NAND to offer the most advanced storage, featuring industry-first 1TB NAND flash package, 40GB of DRAM, new controller and custom software February 21, 2018 — Samsung Electronics, the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has begun mass producing the industry’s largest capacity Serial Attached… Read more »

2018 Board of Directors Announced by SCSI Trade Association Moves Strong Legacy of SAS Technology in Enterprise Storage Forward

Veteran Technology Leaders in Storage Industry Are a Major Asset to Advancing the Association’s Priorities SAN FRANCISCO, February 20, 2018 — Serving as the voice of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology used in data storage interconnects, the SCSI Trade Association (STA), today announced its 2018 Board of Directors. The veteran group of technology leaders have… Read more »

Webcast: “Build a Better Data Center with 24G SAS”

STA and SNIA co-hosted a webcast titled “Build a Better Data Center with 24G SAS” on December 5, 2017. To listen to a recording of the webcast and/or download the presentation, please see the links below. Presenters were: Rick Kutcipal, President, SCSI Trade Association; Product Planner, Broadcom Ltd. Dennis Martin, President, Demartek Bill Martin, Co-chair,… Read more »

SAS Device to Mid-Plane Interconnects Roadmap

The MultiLink SASTM initiative’s purpose is to improve how slot-oriented Solid State Drive (SSD) devices can be configured to improve I/O performance. The externally-accessible backplane slot-based drive architecture will be fully compatible for use with existing SAS/SATA storage devices as well as new devices designed to achieve higher performance. A new form-factor compatible connector will… Read more »