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Adaptec by PMC


For more than 25 years, Adaptec has provided our reseller partners with advanced RAID controller innovations that enhance their product offerings and open doors to new selling opportunities. The performance gains delivered by Adaptec products allow data centers to add more seats to their installed servers, giving you the opportunity to sell more software licenses and service contracts. Our best-in-class storage solutions and local technical support help establish your credibility to build customer loyalty and long-term growth. Keep pace with your competitors who sell Adaptec - and stay ahead of the ones who don't - by contacting an Adaptec Sales Specialist today.

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Avnet Embedded


Avnet Embedded is a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing, which is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. Avnet Embedded focuses on providing a full suite of embedded solutions from storage, computing, software and networking products, to disk drives and solid state drives, flat panels and embedded boards from industry-leading suppliers. With a broad partner line card, a wealth of technical resources and a highly skilled team, Avnet Embedded delivers outstanding support for OEM, embedded and commercial customers.

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Together, Dell OEM Solutions and our Partners strive to help OEMs become more efficient by giving them the freedom to be innovative and the ability to be agile. Using open and flexible hardware paired with the services they need when they need them, allows OEMs to go to market faster with purpose built appliances which can be branded as their own. OEMs can achieve this efficiency by tapping into the Dell OEM manufacturing and supply-chain ecosystem giving them the power to do more.




HGST, a Western Digital company, develops advanced hard disk drives, enterprise-class solid state drives, innovative external storage solutions and services used to store, preserve and manage the world’s most valued data. Founded by the pioneers of hard drives, HGST provides high-value storage for a broad range of market segments, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Personal Storage. HGST was established in 2003 and maintains its U.S. headquarters in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit the company’s website at

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Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971.

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Kingston Technology


Kingston Technology offers a wide range of computer memory and Flash products as well as all the services to support your memory requirements. Founded in 1987 with a single product offering, Kingston now offers more than 2,000 memory products that support nearly every device that requires memory, from computers, servers, and printers, to digital cameras, mobile phones, and slot machines. Now with a full line of Solid State Drives, Kingston is able to increase the performance of existing systems while reducing power consumption. Affordable and easy to install, the drives are available in a range of models and capacities to suit every need. Kingston SSDNow drives are backed by a three-year warranty, 24/7 tech support and legendary Kingston® reliability.

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LSI Corporation


Storage. Accelerated. LSI Corporation is the market leader in SAS, enterprise RAID and application acceleration. With our unique product line breadth, LSI enables the entire storage ecosystem. In addition, our commitment to the channel is backed by the industry's most complete line of storage solutions - including HBAs, RAID controllers, advanced software, application acceleration and a SAS switch.

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Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions. The company transforms foundational memory technologies-including DRAM, NAND Flash, and NOR Flash-into innovative solutions such as solid state drives - SSDs, modules, multichip packages, and other semiconductor systems. Micron's worldwide operations design, manufacture, and market these solutions for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, enterprise storage, networking, embedded, and mobile products.

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Objective Analysis


Objective Analysis offers third-party independent market research and data for the semiconductor industry and investors in the semiconductor industry. Founded by leading industry experts, Objective Analysis provides excellence in market data, reviews of technology, analysis, and custom consulting. Through our analysts' comprehensive industry backgrounds and deep understanding in their fields, the company provides clients with a rare level of insight and fact-based research into the "why" and "how" of the industry.

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OCZ Technology


Founded in 2002, San Jose, California-based OCZ Technology Group, Inc. has built on its expertise in high-speed memory to become a dominant player in the manufacturing and distribution of solid state drives (SSDs), a disruptive, game-changing technology that is replacing traditional rotating magnetic hard disk drives (HDDs). SSDs are faster, more reliable, run cooler, and use significantly less power than the HDDs used in the majority of computers today. In addition to SSD technology, OCZ also offers high performance components for computing devices and systems, including enterprise class power management products. Today, OCZ, a member of JEDEC, is a leader in the design and manufacture of SSDs for both the consumer and enterprise markets and continues to be a front-runner in the industry. With fortitude unlike any other company, OCZ continues to lead the way for this burgeoning technology. SSDs have the potential to revolutionize our everyday computing experience or even an entire business' productivity and OCZ is dedicated to making them even better, faster, and more reliable. Our latest and next generation of SSDs are designed with both the enterprise and consumer markets in mind, forming a distinct company philosophy of affordability and quality that goes into both product lines.

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Rorke Data


Rorke Data is a data storage-centric, end-to-end solutions provider with expertise in primary and tiered storage architecture, integrating SSD and disk technology for RAID, NAS, SAN, and archive solutions. Rorke Data leverages certified expertise in Linux, Windows and Mac platforms delivering high bandwidth storage and network solutions for fixed content and rich media application environments and can provide custom integration outsourcing capabilities. Founded in 1985, Rorke Data is an Avnet company.

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SanDisk Corporation


SanDisk Corporation is a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, from research and development, product design and manufacturing to branding and distribution for OEM and retail channels. Since 1988, SanDisk's innovations in flash memory and storage system technologies have provided customers with new and transformational digital experiences. SanDisk's diverse product portfolio includes flash memory cards and embedded solutions used in smart phones, tablets, digital cameras, camcorders, digital media players and other consumer electronic devices, as well as USB flash drives and solid-state drives (SSD) for the computing market. SanDisk's products are used by consumers and enterprise customers around the world.

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Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disk drives and storage solutions, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. Seagate's business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading innovation and quality to its global customers, with the goal of being the time-to-market leader in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning products, customer support and reliability to meet the world's growing demand for information storage.

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Semico Research


Semico is a semiconductor marketing & consulting research company located in Phoenix, Arizona. Semico was founded in 1994 by a group of semiconductor industry experts. We have improved the validity of semiconductor product forecasts via technology roadmaps in end-use markets. Semico offers custom consulting, portfolio packages, individual market research studies and premier industry conferences.

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SMART Storage Systems


SMART Storage Systems is a technology leader in the design, development, and deployment of current and next-generation enterprise solid-state storage products. Combining leading-edge, enterprise-class design, and proven world-class support, SMART Storage Systems leverages its deep expertise in flash and enterprise storage technology. SMART Storage Systems delivers high-quality, high-reliability solutions to a broad customer base, including tier one storage and server OEMs. In support of these designs, SMART Storage Systems provides award-winning innovations in solid-state storage technology, such as NAND high-endurance Guardian technology, to a variety of customers in the enterprise storage, enterprise server, data center, defense, and industrial markets. SMART Storage Systems is part of the SMART family of global companies.

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STEC, Inc.


STEC, a leading global provider of enterprise-class solid-state technologies and solutions tailored to meet the high performance, high reliability needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), pioneered the solid-state industry by setting a precedent of technological innovation, product quality and unmatched customer support. STEC quickly responds to industry trends and customer needs to deliver a full range of comprehensive solutions that optimize storage and server efficiency and performance. STEC's competency and competitive advantage lies within its patented flash controller technology, product diversity and solution customization. STEC leverages nearly two decades of solid-state storage knowledge and expertise to deliver the most comprehensive line of solid-state drives (SSDs). STEC's mission is to deliver the highest level of quality, reliability and innovation to enterprise storage and server applications. This specific directive inspires the advancement of solid-state technology to solve the challenges related to the explosive demand for accelerated access to data and the need to best manage this data by reducing server sprawl and controlling costs.

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Toshiba is a one-of-a-kind global storage company, offering hard disk drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs) and NAND flash memories - technologies that drive a wide range of consumer electronics, computer and automotive applications, as well as enterprise solutions for the global marketplace. Toshiba is a leader in the development, design and manufacture of mobile, consumer and enterprise hard disk drives and solid state drives. In North America, the Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. markets high-quality storage peripherals to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, value-added resellers, value-added dealers, systems integrators and distributors worldwide. For more information, visit