NVMe Revolution Takes Center Stage At Flash Memory Summit 2017

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At the Day One Forum, NVM Express to Present on the NVMe Market and Specification Advances, Features and Software Support for Client, Cloud and Enterprise Segments

WAKEFIELD, Mass., – USA –August 2, 2017NVM Express, Inc., the organization that developed the industry standard NVM Express (NVMe™) specification for accessing Solid State Drives (SSDs) on a PCI Express (PCIe®) bus as well as across Fabrics, today announced that the organization will lead the Tuesday, Aug. 8th program, “NVMe and PCIe SSDs,” at the Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2017, which is being held on Aug. 8-10, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

With more than 100 presentations and 6,000 attendees expected at FMS, the two-part NVM Express Forum, A-11 and A-12, will be the one place where attendees can see and hear educational sessions covering the most current NVMe advances, coming innovations, trends, and real-world use cases directly from NVM Express members.

“From next-gen security to new and planned features, the NVM Express Forum at FMS is dedicated to providing industry leaders with everything they need to know about the continuous evolution of NVMe,” said Janene Ellefson, NVM Express Marketing Co-chair. “We look forward to welcoming anyone interested in the future of non-volatile memory to attend the Forum and encourage attendees to view the latest NVMe-enabled devices at the technology pavilion.”

Join NVM Express at its FMS NVMe Forum A-11 and A-12 on Aug. 8, 2017

As part of the FMS NVMe/PCIe Storage Track, the two-part NVM Express Forum will include presentations on the NVMe revision 1.3, the NVMe Management Interface (NVMe-MI™), and the NVMe over Fabrics specification (NVMe-oF™) as well as updates on security and an NVMe market update from IDC’s Storage Research Director, Eric Burgener.

A-11 Morning Sessions:

  • 8:30 am., Part 1a: “NVMe – New Features and Markets are Everywhere” (Presenters: IDC, Microsemi, Western Digital)
  • 9:45 am., Part 1b: “NVMe –New Applications and Support Mechanisms” (Presenters: Google, Microsoft, Toshiba, Western Digital)

A-12 Afternoon Sessions:

  • 3:40 pm., Part 2a: “NVMe – Providing Software and Management Support” (Presenters: Dell EMC, Intel, Microsoft, Seagate, VMware)
  • 4:55 pm., Part 2b: “NVMe does Networking” (Presenters: Broadcom, Brocade, Cavium, Intel, Mellanox)

NVM Express Board members will be available for media and analyst briefings. For more information or to schedule a briefing at FMS with NVM Express, please contact Jessie Hennion at 781-876-6280 or jhennion@virtualmgmt.com.

About NVM Express, Inc.

With more than 100 members, NVM Express, Inc. is a non-profit organization focused on enabling broad ecosystem adoption of high performance and low latency non-volatile memory (NVM) storage through a standards-based approach. The organization offers an open collection of NVM Express (NVMe™) specifications and information to fully expose the benefits of non-volatile memory in all types of computing environments from mobile to data center. NVMe-based specifications are designed from the ground up to deliver high bandwidth and low latency storage access for current and future NVM technologies. For more information, visit http://nvmexpress.org.


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