Innogrit is one of the latest SSD controller designers to enter the market, having come out of stealth mode and announced their roadmap last August at Flash Memory Summit. Last week at CES 2020, at least two SSD vendors were showcasing upcoming products based around Innogrit's IG5236 Rainier controller. This isn't Innogrit's first SSD controller: they started small with the Shasta and Shasta+ designs, 4-channel DRAMless controllers that are comparable to entry-level NVMe controllers that Phison, Silicon Motion and Marvell have had on the market for quite a while. Rainier is where Innogrit really starts to compete. It's an 8-channel controller with a PCIe 4.0 x4 host interface, and it should be capable of very nearly saturating that link with sequential transfers. Innogrit NVMe SSD...

Lexar at CES 2019: 1 TB SDXC UHD-I Memory Card Announced

Lexar has announced the industry’s first commercial SD memory card featuring a 1 TB capacity. The SDXC card is designed for photo and video professionals who require massive capacities...

8 by Anton Shilov on 1/10/2019

Longsys Acquires Lexar Brand from Micron

Longsys on Thursday announced that it has acquired the Lexar brand name from Micron. The China-based supplier of NAND flash memory-based products will use the trademark to sell Lexar’s...

5 by Anton Shilov on 9/1/2017

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