LSI flash storage experts to discuss the latest trends and technologies for accelerating
client computing applications and cloud datacenters
FLASH MEMORY SUMMIT, Santa Clara, Calif., August 20, 2012 –LSI
Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that it will feature
LSI® SandForce® SF-2200/2100 Client Flash Storage Processors
(FSPs) in mobile computing technology demonstrations at the Flash Memory Summit, August 21-23, at the Santa Clara Convention
LSI SandForce FSPs are the intelligence that manages flash memory in solid state
drives (SSDs) and enable the power efficiency, accelerated application performance
and sleek, lightweight designs that are driving the rapid growth of Ultrabooks™
and other mobile computing devices.
“LSI SandForce FSPs have been an ideal solution for meeting the high performance,
longer battery life and compact form factor our ZENBOOK™ customers demand,” said
Y.C. Chen, Senior Director, Product Marketing Division, ASUS. “The complete solution
approach from LSI SandForce also enables a faster time-to-market, which has been
key to our early success in the rapidly expanding Ultrabook market segment.”
In addition, LSI experts will participate in tutorials and panel sessions discussing
the latest flash memory-based technologies and trends, including PCIe®
flash cards and emerging storage interfaces, and provide their perspective on how
they are impacting the current and future IT landscape.
“Flash, with its high performance, low latency and low power consumption, is seeing
rapid adoption across client and datacenter computing,” said Jeff Richardson, Executive
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, LSI. “At the show we’ll demonstrate
the strong user benefits and customer return on investment that LSI’s flash-based
- LSI will show its leadership in the fast-growing Ultrabook segment with hands-on
demonstrations of Ultrabooks that are shipping with
LSI SandForce Driven™ SSDs. The demos will feature LSI SandForce SF-2200/2100
Client Flash Storage Processors running real-world mobile computing applications
to showcase the accelerated performance and power efficiency enabled by SandForce
- LSI and Kingston Technology will demonstrate a Windows To Go-compatible USB 3.0
Flash drive. Windows To Go is a new feature of Windows 8 Enterprise that is designed
for enterprise environments that will benefit by running Windows 8 from a USB drive
to support mobile workforce, “bring your own PC,” contractor and shared PC scenarios.
LSI SandForce FSPs provide Kingston USB 3.0 Flash drives with the high performance
and small form factor necessary to meet the Windows To Go requirements.
- LSI will display complete LSI SandForce reference designs and non-HDD form factor
SSDs from LSI SandForce Driven Program
members, as well as the
LSI Nytro™ product portfolio of intelligent flash-based solutions for accelerating
application performance in mega datacenters and cloud infrastructures.
- Tuesday, August 21, 8:30-9:50 a.m. (Session 101-B): Jeremy Werner, director of marketing,
will present “Ultra-low Power System Designs for Ultrabooks” as part of a Mobile
- Tuesday, August 21, 2:10-4:45 p.m. (Tutorial B-12): Earl Cohen, chief architect,
will present “Why Variable-Size Matters Beyond Page-Based Flash Translation Layers”
as part of a technical discussion on Flash-Based Memory Architectures.
- Tuesday, August 21, 2:10-4:45 p.m. (Tutorial D-12): Sumit Puri, director of strategic
marketing, will participate in a panel discussion on “How will NVMe Affect the SSD
- Tuesday, August 21, 6:00-7:00 p.m. (Chat with Experts): Thad Omura, vice president
of marketing, will co-lead a table session on Flash Controllers with an emphasis
on frequently asked questions, best practices, hints and warnings, major issues,
and key products and standards.
- Wednesday, August 22, 8:30-10:50 a.m. (Tutorial E-21): Kent Smith, senior director
of marketing, will present “Understanding SSD Over-provisioning” as part of a controller
and flash technology tutorial on extending performance below 20nm.
- Wednesday, August 22, 8:30-10:50 a.m. (Tutorial G-21): Steve Fingerhut, vice president
of marketing, will present “Accelerating Enterprise Applications with PCIe Flash
Caching” as part of an end-user-focused session on how flash-based solutions are
helping to solve the challenges of “big data” and enable real-time business analytics.
- Wednesday, August 22, 8:30-9:40 a.m. (Session 201-A): Tom Heil, senior system architect,
will participate in a panel session titled “Future Storage Interfaces: Which Way
Are We Headed?” This session will focus on a wide range of storage interfaces and
discuss their current and future positions in the flash memory world.
- Wednesday, August 22, 9:50-10:50 a.m. (Session 202-A): Steve Johnson, distinguished
engineer, will participate in a panel session titled “SCSI Express: Fast and Reliable
Flash Storage for the Enterprise.” Panel members will explain the basics of SCSI
Express and describe where it fits in enterprise servers and storage.
LSI will be located in booth #624-626. For more information on LSI and the company’s
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