Novachips Co. of Korea showed its controller capable of packing 8 TBytes of data on a 2.5-inch SSD. The chief challenges of the design were in connecting various intellectual property cores and writing the firmware, said systems architect Hyun-Woong Lee (above) who has been with the company since it was formed in 2011.
The Novachips design ranked smack in the middle of the field at the event. Just around the corner from its both, Fusion I/O (now part of SanDisk) talked about its new 6.4 TByte Atomic PCIe cards and nearby NxGnData discussed its plans for putting more than twice that much storage on standard and out-sized form factors.
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