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Wrap-up of Day Two at Flash Memory Summit

Last week, at Flash Memory Summit, the fun continued with a successful second day! Our Principal Engineer, Jim Fitzpatrick, started the morning off with a compelling session on “The Impact of Dwell on Flash Reliability.” After Jim’s talk, our President, John Scaramuzzo, delivered an outstanding keynote on “Flash Storage Meets the Content Challenge” to an … Continue reading »

The Saving Grace of NAND

Over the last nearly 30 years, the Flash industry has changed drastically multiple times over. We have witnessed the use of NAND evolve from memory cards found in digital cameras and mobile phones to SSDs. It can go without saying that NAND as a technology has enjoyed sizable success. But, has that success hit a … Continue reading »

The Key to Widespread SSD Adoption

I recently read an article from Chris Mellor at The Register on STEC’s CellCare announcement and came to the realization that Smart Storage Systems and STEC are the only SSD companies to make specific endurance claims, such as 14x or 13.3x to achieve 40k PE cycles or translated 10 random drive writes per day. We … Continue reading »

Guardian Technology Platform Enhances the Evolution of SSDs

One of the many innovations keeping our SSDs ahead of the pack is the deployment of our Guardian TechnologyPlatform. With our recent advancements in SSD controller technology leading up to the development of the Guardian TechnologyPlatform, we have been able to design storage devices that yield better performance, reliability, endurance, and affordability necessary for today’s … Continue reading »


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