AMI Launches Enclosure Management Solution for NVM Express™ SSD Subsystems

AMI Launches Enclosure Management Solution for NVM Express™ SSD Subsystems

May 15, 2015 | Press Release

NORCROSS, GA, USA – AMI, Inc., (AMI), a leader in robust and reliable IT solutions for centralized and collaborative management within enterprise infrastructures, is pleased to announce the launch of a new low-cost, ultra-small, single-chip solution for enclosure management, designed for a new generation of NVMe SSD environments.

The AMI MG9095 enables the world’s leading enterprise system builders and data center solution providers to design low-cost, yet robust backplane solutions for NVMe-based storage subsystems with up to eight (8) SSDs per backplane. Cascaded controllers can support up to 32 drives. More details and specifications on the product can be found on the AMI corporate website at ami.com/bpc.

“A true, single-chip solution, the MG9095 backplane controller ships ready to use with no custom firmware or programming required,” said Subramonian Shankar, President and CEO of AMI. “As a market leader for core server firmware and management technologies, we are eager to assist industry leaders enable data centers to meet the demands of Cloud, Internet Portal Data Centers and other High Performance Computing environments.”

“NVM Express standardizes PCI Express-based SSDs, ensuring interoperability so that the technology can be scaled across the broad ecosystem,” said Amber Huffman, President of NVM Express, Inc. “We are very pleased that AMI has launched a product that will enhance manageability offerings for NVM Express solutions.”

About NVM Express:

NVM Express is the optimized, high-performance, scalable host controller interface with a streamlined register interface and command set designed for non-volatile memory based storage. NVM Express was developed as a standard to reduce latency and provide faster performance with support for security and end-to-end data protection. The first NVM Express products began shipping in 2014 and have demonstrated up to six times greater 4KB Random and Sequential Read/Write performance, and lower latency than SATA solid state drives. NVM Express specifications are owned by NVM Express, Inc.

About NVM Express, Inc.:

NVM Express, Inc. was formed to define a new storage interface protocol, NVM Express, to enable the full performance potential provided by non-volatile memory storage technology, such as PCI Express solid state drives, in a standards-based approach to enable broad ecosystem adoption. NVM Express, Inc. is a non-profit organization and includes more than 75 member companies.

About AMI

AMI is Firmware Reimagined for modern computing. As a global leader in Dynamic Firmware for security, orchestration and manageability solutions, AMI enables the world’s compute platforms from on-premises to the cloud to the edge. AMI’s industry-leading foundational technology and unwavering customer support have generated lasting partnerships and spurred innovation for some of the most prominent brands in the high-tech industry. AMI is also a critical provider to the Open Compute ecosystem and is a member of numerous industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), PICMG, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP), and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).

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