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KIOXIA Introduces PCIe® 4.0 Storage Class Memory SSDs

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Düsseldorf, Germany, 14 September 2021– Low latency, high endurance Storage Class Memory (SCM) is coming to KIOXIA NVMe™ SSDs. KIOXIA Europe GmbH, a world leader in memory solutions, is now sampling its KIOXIA FL6 Series enterprise NVMe SCM SSDs. Featuring KIOXIA’s SCM solution, XL-FLASH, the dual-port and PCIe® 4.0-compliant KIOXIA FL6 Series SSDs bridge the gap between DRAM and TLC-based drives, making them well-suited to latency-sensitive use cases such as caching layer, tiering and write logging.

 

Based on KIOXIA’s innovative BiCS FLASH™ 3D flash memory technology with 1-bit-per-cell SLC, XL-FLASH brings low latency and high performance to data center and enterprise storage. While volatile memory solutions such as DRAM provide the access speed needed by demanding applications, it comes at a high cost. SCM addresses this by providing high-density, cost-effective non-volatile flash memory.

The KIOXIA FL6 Series performs well on low queue depth workloads but its true strengths are revealed as workloads become more demanding and mixed. In these environments, KIOXIA FL6 drives deliver reliable quality of service - a critical attribute for a wide variety of latency-sensitive applications.

KIOXIA FL6 Series Highlights

  • PCIe 4.0 and NVMe 1.4 specification compliant; ready for NVMe-oF™ deployments
  • Native dual-port for high-availability and resiliency
  • 60 DWPD endurance and capacities from 800 GB to 3.2 TB
  • Enterprise reliability of 2.5M hours MTBF
  • SED and FIPS 140-2 security options[1]

The KIOXIA FL6 Series is now sampling to key industry partners and customers.