July 2014
Volume 9, Issue 6

Welcome New SATA-IO Members!

The following industry leaders recently became proud new members of SATA-IO:

Dongguan Yizhao Electronic Co. Ltd.
Fixstars Corporation
International Microsystems Inc.






Welcome to the SATA-IO newsletter! Stay current with SATA-IO activities, news items and upcoming events.

In this issue:

SATA-IO to Showcase the Evolution of SATA at Flash Memory Summit 2014

SATA-IO to Showcase the Evolution of SATA at Flash Memory Summit 2014


WHEN: Flash Memory Summit 2014, Aug. 5-7, 2014

WHERE: Booth #806, Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, Calif., 95054

WHAT: The SATA-IO booth will feature a wide range of SATA products and technology, including:

  • A live demonstration of SATA Express
  • M.2 and mSATA cards and microSATA
  • 2.5” and 3.5” SATA 3.0 SSDs
  • Solid State Hybrid Drives (SSHDs)

Additionally, industry experts will be on hand to talk about upcoming SATA features that will support higher-capacity HDDs, faster SSHDs and more flexibility in enterprise environments. These yet-to-be-released features include:

  • Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) management
  • SATA SSHD performance enhancements
  • Remote power-down of SATA drives

EVENING EVENT: SATA-IO Marketing Work Group Chair, Paul Wassenberg, will lead the SATA Express discussion during the FMS Beer, Pizza and Chat with the Experts session starting at 7 p.m, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

WHY ATTEND: Booth and FMS Beer, Pizza and Chat attendees will learn how SATA-IO continues to update its technical specifications to address the evolving storage market’s needs.

We hope to see you in August!



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