Latest memory publications

Samsung announces 16TB NGSFF SSD for hyperscale data centres

South Korean tech giant Samsung has announced a new 16TB Next Generation Small Form Factor (NGSFF) solid-state drive (SSD), which aims to significantly improve server storage capacity and tackle data processing challenges. According to a company release, as well as increasing memory capacity, the new SSD will enable an improvement in IOPS (input/output operations per… Read More

Broadcom, KKR lead bids for Toshiba chip business

The second round of offers in the sale of Toshiba Memory ended today, with Broadcom and KKR emerging as the leading bidders. Inside sources said that as KKR & Co. includes state-backed sources it may prove to be the stronger offer, even though Broadcom offered a higher bid. KKR & Co. is a New-York based… Read More

Western Digital files for arbitration in Toshiba dispute

Western Digital has filed a request for arbitration with the International Chamber of Commerce, stating that Toshiba violated the companies’ joint venture contracts by spinning off the flash memory business into a separate unit for sale. Last week, Western Digital CEO Steve Milligan met with Toshiba President Satoshi Tsunakawa to discuss the Japanese company’s effort to… Read More

ReRam memory chips perform processing tasks

An international team of computer scientists has successfully discovered a way to make memory chips perform computing tasks typically carried out by processors. The study, conducted by researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technology University and Germany’s RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Juelich, aimed to find a way to accelerate computing tasks and discover alternate solutions to computer processors such… Read More

HPE develops memory-driven computer architecture

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) has unveiled a working prototype of memory-driven computing architecture. This represents a major milestone in HPE’s realization of The Machine: a new concept of computing design that puts memory at the center of the system, rather than processors. Hewlett-Packard began research into memory-driven architecture as a new means of addressing problems with… Read More