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Memory solutions for data centre networking applications
SMART Modular Technologies has expanded its support for data centre networking applications with the introduction of DuraMemory high-density, very low profile DIMMs and Mini-DIMMs for hyperscale network switching. These products are suited for maximising network bandwidth and reliability, which is critical to data centre networking requirements.
SMART Modular expands ME2 SATA SSD product family
SMART Modular Technologies has expanded its DuraFlash ME2 SATA SSD product family with the addition of M.2 2242 SATA, mSATA (MO-300A) and Slim SATA (MO-297A) that complement the current M.2 2280 and 2.5” SSD form factors in SMART’s DuraFlash portfolio.
Choosing Flash storage for harsh environments
Flash memory has become the favoured non-volatile bulk storage medium for embedded applications for good reasons. Flash memory is compact, provides long-term reliable data storage that, if the right form is chosen, is able to operate over a wide temperature range and handle conditions such as shock and vibration more readily than rotating disk media. By Victor Tsai, Director of Flash Products, SMART Modular Technologies
SMART Modular launches DDR5 module family
SMART Modular Technologies has announced the launch of its DDR5 module family of products, supporting the industry’s transition to the new higher-performing, more efficient memory technology. With the meteoric growth in data creation, DDR5 is designed to provide increased memory bandwidth and performance to help process data across various application segments including HPC, AI, and edge computing.
DuraMemory expanded with dimm retention device
SMART Modular Technologies has expanded its DuraMemory product line with the introduction of SMART ARC (Anti-vibration Retention Clamp), a locking retention device designed specifically to secure memory modules used in harsh operating environments that require the utmost stabilisation in the field.
DuraFlash SP2800 PCIe NVMe solid state drive introduced
SMART Modular has announced the SP2800 family of PCIe NVMe SSD products designed to meet the needs of networking, storage, server, and other high-performance enterprise server applications. The introduction of the SP2800 PCIe NVMe SSD product family under SMART’s DuraFlash product portfolio follows the MDC7000 Enterprise and Data Center SSD Form Factor (EDSFF) product launched last month.
SMART Global Holdings to acquire Cree’s LED business
SMART Global Holdings has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Cree to purchase the Cree LED Products business unit for up to $300 million, including fixed upfront and deferred payments and contingent consideration.
SMART Modular DuraFlash eMMC for embedded applications
SMART Modular Technologies has announced its new BGAE440 family of eMMC (embedded MultiMediaCard) products under the brand name, DuraFlash. DuraFlash is SMART Modular’s designation for durable Flash memory solutions that are built to higher standards to deliver the durability and reliability expected in industrial embedded market segments.
SMART Modular’s DDR4 NVDIMMs reach new speed threshold
SMART Modular Technologies has announced new higher density 16GB and 32GB NVDIMMs which run at DDR4-3200 high speed bus rates. These products, incorporating Micron advanced DDR4 DRAM technology in combination with SMART’s high-speed PCB designs, significantly improve signal integrity, resulting in broader design margins even at the highest DDR4 bus speeds.
SMART Modular expands specialty memory in western Europe
SMART Modular Technologies has announced its expanded presence in Hamburg, Germany to better support customers in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Sven Carlsdotter, Regional Sales Manager and David Forman, District Sales Manager, will run the sales organisation and will be responsible to drive the market expansion.
How memory can benefit AI and machine learning
The explosion of data has resulted in huge growth in AI and machine learning. Here, Arthur Sanio, Director of Product Marketing, SMART Modular Technologies, explains the role memory and storage are playing in the success and speed of their associated applications.
High density DDR4 solutions for compact applications
SMART Modular Technologies has announced its new high density DDR4 Module-in-a-Package (MIP). The new package expands on the currently offered MIP density range to 16GB.
Low profile 32GB industrial Mini-DIMMs launched
SMART Modular Technologies has announced its lineup of DDR4-3200 32GB Low Profile industrial Mini-DIMMs. SMART has several new 32GB Mini-DIMMs which include ULP (Ultra Low Profile) and VLP (Very Low Profile) with registered and unbuffered ECC options to meet a wide range of use cases.
SATA SSD Products incorporating NVMSentry firmware
SMART Modular Technologies has announced the introduction of the ME1 and ME2 Series SATA Solid State Drive (SSD) products. The new ME1 and ME2 Series are the first SATA SSD products incorporating SMART Modular's proprietary NVMSentry firmware.
Benefits of persistent memory use in AI at SC19
SMART Modular Technologies, a subsidiary of SMART Global Holdings, is set to showcase its DDR4 NVDIMM solutions along with its entire line of specialty memory products for AI and ML applications at SuperComputing 2019, Colorado Convention Centre, Denver, CO. SMART will be located within the Penguin Computing booth #1343.
Differential DIMM at Flash Memory Summit
SMART Modular Technologies has announced that it is showcasing its Open Memory Interface (OMI) DDR4 Differential DIMM (DDIMM) at this week’s 2019 Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, California. SMART Modular joined a growing roster of technology organisations (in August) contributing to the OpenCAPI Consortium, working collaboratively to drive data centre server innovation.
Extreme memory 32GB DDR4 SO-DIMM for harsh environments
SMART Modular Technologies has announced a new addition to its SMART RUGGED product offering, a 32GB industrial grade SO-DIMM. This new small form factor memory module is targeted for ruggedised computing applications used in the defence, industrial, transportation, public safety and other similar segments. Due to its large 32GB capacity, this industrial grade SO-DIMM is suitable for large computing applications that are exposed to...
Rugged 3D TLC NAND-based solid state drive
Specialist in products critical to electronic devices, SMART Modular Technologies, has announced a new addition to its SMART RUGGED product offering, the HRS-T5E 2.5" SATA SSD. Powered by a flexible, custom flash controller, the HRS-T5E SSD provides read/write performance well suited for high throughput applications such as flight data recorders and sensor data capture.
Memory products announced to support IIoT applications
SMART Modular Technologies has announced its exact fit memory support for IIoT applications. Compared to the consumer-oriented IoT, IIoT is distinct as its applications have specific memory requirements with applications that need memory-intensive analytic capabilities. IIoT includes new applications like Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions that will be used in industrial settings for predictive maintenance, embedded security, automation ...
Long term support for DDR3 legacy memory announced
SMART Modular Technologies has announced plans to offer long term support for a wide variety of its DDR3 legacy modules. SMART’s legacy DDR3 memory product line includes SO-DIMMs up to 16GB, UDIMMs up to 16GB, VLP UDIMMs up to 16GB, Mini-DIMMs up to 8GB and RDIMMs/LRDIMM up to 32GB.