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Malaysia Data Center Market Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities Report 2021-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 5:04pm

The "Malaysia Data Center Market - Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Malaysia Data Center Market - Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Malaysia data center market size will witness investments of USD 1.4 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 7% during 2021-2026.
  • This report offers analysis on the Malaysia Data Center market share and elaborative analysis of the existing and upcoming facilities, datacenter investments in terms of IT, electrical, mechanical infrastructure, general construction, and geography.
  • The Malaysia data center market will witness the installation of hybrid storage systems that include high-performance HDD and SSDs.

Everspin Announces MRAM Solution Designed Into Lucid Air Luxury Electric Vehicles

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 1:30pm

Everspin Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRAM), the worlds leading developer and manufacturer of Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM) non-volatile solutions, has announced that Lucid Motors has designed-in its 256 Kilobit MRAM into the master powertrain system of its innovative Lucid Air all-electric luxury sedan.

Key Points: 
  • Everspin Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRAM), the worlds leading developer and manufacturer of Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM) non-volatile solutions, has announced that Lucid Motors has designed-in its 256 Kilobit MRAM into the master powertrain system of its innovative Lucid Air all-electric luxury sedan.
  • Everspin believes the adoption of its MRAM technology in the Lucid Air which delivers new benchmarks in range, efficiency, and power for electric vehicles is a strong endorsement of the value of persistent, non-volatile memory that does not have the traditional wear-out problems associated with alternative memory technologies.
  • We are very excited to have been designed into the Lucid Air series of all-electric vehicles.
  • Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Everspin provides commercially available MRAM solutions to a large and diverse customer base.

New PCI Express® 5.0 U.2/U.3 Interposer for SSD Protocol Analysis

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 5:48pm

The U.2/U.3 interposer cards enable the capture and analysis of PCIe 5.0 traffic when combined with a Teledyne PCIe 5.0 Summit protocol analyzer.

Key Points: 
  • The U.2/U.3 interposer cards enable the capture and analysis of PCIe 5.0 traffic when combined with a Teledyne PCIe 5.0 Summit protocol analyzer.
  • The U.2/U.3 SSD allows IT departments to use SSDs in existing hardware, where previously SAS and SATA drives had been used.
  • Teledyne LeCroy's new PCIe 5.0 U.2/U.3 interposer for SSD protocol analysis, paired with one of the Teledyne LeCroy PCIe 5.0 Summit protocol analyzers , enables the capture and analysis of all PCIe bus traffic between a host backplane and a single-port or dual-ported SSD.
  • The PCIe 5.0 U.2/U.3 Interposer supports up to four lanes in a single-port PCIe 5.0 link configuration or two ports each with two lanes in a dual-port SSD.

Intevac Announces $10 Million in New Orders for HDD Technology Upgrades

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Intevac, Inc. (Nasdaq: IVAC), a leading supplier of thin-film processing systems, today announced the receipt of $10 million in new orders for technology upgrades for its hard disk drive (HDD) customers.

Key Points: 
  • Intevac, Inc. (Nasdaq: IVAC), a leading supplier of thin-film processing systems, today announced the receipt of $10 million in new orders for technology upgrades for its hard disk drive (HDD) customers.
  • Scheduled to be completed by year-end, these upgrades provide new and enhanced technologies to enable Intevacs customers to continue to progress along their media technology roadmaps.
  • As the new orders announced today were previously anticipated, the expected revenues for these upgrades are already reflected in the Companys 2021 TFE forecast provided as of the May 3rd, 2021 conference call.
  • Specific forward-looking statements contained in this press release include, but are not limited to; the timing of the HDD upgrades.

IDC Forecasts Solid Growth for the Hard Disk Drive and Solid State Drive Markets to Meet Increasing Demand for Data Storage Capacity

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

International Data Corporation ( IDC ) recently published new forecasts for the worldwide hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state drive (SSD) markets.

Key Points: 
  • International Data Corporation ( IDC ) recently published new forecasts for the worldwide hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state drive (SSD) markets.
  • While both markets were affected the COVID-19 pandemic, the outlook looks good as demand for storage remains strong in multiple areas.
  • "And the demand for storage capacity continues to grow at a steady pace as the world creates and stores more and more data."
  • The report, Worldwide Solid State Storage Forecast, 2021-2025 (IDC #US46412021), presents an outlook for the solid state drive (SSD) market for the 20212025 period.

Showa Denko Contracts with Seagate to Jointly Develop HAMR Technology-based HD Media

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:00am

Ltd. (Seagate) to jointly develop next-generation hard disk (HD) media for data recording with Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR[1]) technology, which is a next-generation data recording method for hard disk drives (HDDs).

Key Points: 
  • Ltd. (Seagate) to jointly develop next-generation hard disk (HD) media for data recording with Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR[1]) technology, which is a next-generation data recording method for hard disk drives (HDDs).
  • SDK has developed FePt-based new magnetic material and technology to mass-produce HAMR-technology-based HD media with this new magnetic material.
  • This FePt-based new magnetic material has ultra-high ordering temperature, which was thought to be difficult to realize on the surface of HD media coated with conventional magnetic material.
  • Under the joint development contract, SDK and Seagate have entered into, Seagate will evaluate the FePt-based new magnetic material developed by SDK and/or SDK/Seagate collaboratively.

Foremay Launches World’s Fastest & Largest VPX SSD Drives

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

Foremay, Inc., a leader of technology innovation in rugged solid state drives and one of the worlds Top SSD companies, announced today its EC188 series rugged VPX SSD drives .

Key Points: 
  • Foremay, Inc., a leader of technology innovation in rugged solid state drives and one of the worlds Top SSD companies, announced today its EC188 series rugged VPX SSD drives .
  • These military and aerospace grade VPX SSDs offer the world's largest capacity with each single card up to 16 TB.
  • Furthermore, Foremay's rugged VPX SSD drives bring unprecedented performance with read/write speeds up to 6.5/6.2 GB/s, and random read/write IOPS at 4KB up to 550K/600K.
  • In addition, Foremay also offers SATA interface based rugged VPX SSD drives.

Tech Alert: Flash Drive Shortage Forces New Thinking About Enterprise Storage

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

AFAs and other enterprise flash solutions will be very costly and customers need to manage their purchasing carefully.

Key Points: 
  • AFAs and other enterprise flash solutions will be very costly and customers need to manage their purchasing carefully.
  • StorONEs enterprise storage platform is unique in that it achieves 90% drive utilization, thus reducing the amount of drives needed.
  • Choose a storage system that allows multiple protocols to access the same flash drives and is independent of any one particular hardware vendor, custom storage controller, or custom flash media designs.
  • The S1 Enterprise Storage Platform simplifies organizations storage infrastructures while dramatically reducing costs.

NVM Express Announces the Rearchitected NVMe® 2.0 Library of Specifications

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 4:00pm

NVM Express, Inc. today announced the release of the NVM Express (NVMe) 2.0 family of specifications.

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  • NVM Express, Inc. today announced the release of the NVM Express (NVMe) 2.0 family of specifications.
  • The restructured NVMe 2.0 specifications allow for faster and simpler development of NVMe solutions to support the increasingly diverse NVMe device environment, now including Hard Disk Drives (HDDs).
  • We have rearchitected the NVMe 2.0 library of specifications to meet the evolving demands of the future of storage, said Amber Huffman, NVM Express president.
  • The NVMe 2.0 library of specifications consist of multiple documents, including the NVMe Base specification, Command Set specifications (NVM Command Set specification, ZNS Command Set specification, KV Command Set specification), Transport specifications (PCIe Transport specification, Fibre Channel Transport specification, RDMA Transport specification and TCP Transport specification) and the NVMe Management Interface specification.

Samsung Introduces its First ZNS SSD with Maximized User Capacity and Enhanced Lifespan

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 10:14am

Leveraging ZNS, the SSD will maximize available user capacity and offer an extended lifespan in storage server, data center and cloud environments.

Key Points: 
  • Leveraging ZNS, the SSD will maximize available user capacity and offer an extended lifespan in storage server, data center and cloud environments.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210602005471/en/
    Samsung Introduces its First ZNS SSD with Maximized User Capacity and Enhanced Lifespan (Photo: Business Wire)
    Samsungs ZNS SSD reflects our commitment to introducing differentiated storage solutions that can substantially enhance the reliability and lifetime of server SSDs, said Sangyeun Cho, senior vice president of the Memory Software Development Team at Samsung Electronics.
  • ZNS allows data to be grouped based on their usage and access frequency, and stored sequentially in independent zones within an SSD.
  • Based on ZNS, the new Samsung SSD can achieve a WAF close to one, a major improvement over typical server SSD values between three and four.