Storage Devices

Storage Devices

Storage devices design and development have challenges in

Capacity Scaling: The demand for storage capacity continues to grow exponentially. Developing storage devices that can provide higher capacities while maintaining reliability and performance is a significant challenge. This includes advancements in data density, such as increasing the number of bits stored per unit area and exploring new storage technologies like shingled magnetic recording (SMR) and heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR).

Performance and Latency: With increasing data-intensive applications, there is a constant need for faster storage devices. Reducing latency and improving read/write speeds are ongoing challenges. This includes optimizing storage controller algorithms, improving data transfer rates, and reducing seek times in mechanical storage devices.

Endurance and Reliability: Storage devices, such as solid-state drives (SSDs), have a limited endurance due to the finite number of program/erase cycles. Extending the lifespan and improving the reliability of storage devices are essential challenges. This includes developing wear-leveling algorithms, error correction techniques, and advanced error detection mechanisms.

Our Footprints:
Our core team has vast experience with storage devices and subsystems such as SSD, SLC, MLC and TLC devices, allowing us to meet the diverse design, development, and validation needs of our customers.