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The UNH-IOL to Showcase NVM Express Fabrics Technology at Flash Memory Summit

The UNH-IOL to Showcase NVM Express Fabrics Technology at Flash Memory Summit

Providing expertise in conformance across NVMe Products

Durham, N.H., August 1, 2017 -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, is proud to announce they will be showcased at Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2017 from August 8-10 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This two day event is considered to be the leading conference on non-volatile memory in storage design.

The UNH-IOL has been attending FMS for the last five years and this years goal will is to focus on setting the roadmap for Non Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) Fabrics conformance testing. In addition, David Woolf, Senior Engineer in Data Center Technologies at the UNH-IOL, will be joining up with Teledyne LeCroy to present on NVMe-MI (Management Interface). The presentation will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. The UNH-IOL is a leader and expert in NVMe Testing Services for six years providing conformance and interoperability testing across various OS, drivers, and hardware platforms.

NVMe-MI has emerged as a key enabler of simplifying management of enterprise storage. Instead of requiring new management software implementation for each OS, NVMe-MI operates out of band, simplifying the process to create and deploy management applications. Through a standardized interface, users can expect the same base set of features across products from disparate suppliers, making the switch to NVMe even easier. The NVMe-MI workgroup within the NVM Express organization, has prioritized test and validation of this new interface from the start.

“It has been great working with the UNH-IOL from the beginning as part of their NVMe conformance testing and especially now with the new NVMe-MI conformance program starting up” said John Wiedemeier, Senior Product Marketing Manager of Teledyne LeCroy Protocol Solutions Group. "Delivering NVMe-MI test tools has been a key request from the industry, and we're excited to see NVMe-MI conformance testing added to UNH-IOL testing services."

The UNH-IOL has hosted seven NVMe Plugfests, also known as group testing events, over the past six years where storage vendors from around the world come together to test against NVMe standards to ideally qualify them for the NVMe™ Integrators List. The NVMe Integrators List currently consists of nearly 100 configurations that have proven to be interoperable and conformant to NVMe standards. The next Plugfest event is scheduled for the October 30-November 2, 2017. To learn more about Plugfest events visit the UNH-IOL website.

About the UNH-IOL

The UNH-IOL is dedicated to being the world's premier data networking resource. Beginning in 1988, the UNH-IOL has built a multimillion dollar testbed and developed testing solutions to help companies efficiently and cost effectively deliver products to market. UNH-IOL’s services fit the needs of the market, while maintaining broad, comprehensive interoperability and conformance testing of networking, data, telecommunications, and storage products. The industry relies on UNH-IOL’s extensive staff experience, standards-bodies participation, 28,000+ square foot facility, and 100+ students who represent the future of interoperability testing and verification.

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Organization Contact:
UNH-IOL
Mara Bernazzani, +1-603-862-0901
Communications Coordinator
mbernazzani@iol.unh.edu

www.iol.unh.edu

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For more information on UNH-IOL hosted Plugfest or group testing events, check out this video:

The Seventh NVM Express Plugfest Ushers in Next Wave of NVMe and NVMe-MI Devices. Read the full news and results of the UNH-IOL Plugfest held in May, 2017. bit.ly/2tWKXyW