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May 12, 2020

Silicon Motion Showcases Leading-Edge SSD Controllers, SSDs and AFA Solutions for Data Center at OCP Virtual Summit 2020

May 11, 2020 -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO) ("Silicon Motion"), a global leader in NAND Flash controllers and solid-state storage devices, today announced it will participate in the upcoming Open Compute Project (OCP) Virtual Summit from May 12 to May 15.  The event is now open to all participants free of charge.  Silicon Motion will be showcasing a comprehensive array of its latest technology-leading SSD controllers, SSDs and AFA solutions for enterprise and data center customers. To visit Silicon Motion’s virtual booth, please go to https://bit.ly/2S0pnne.  Silicon Motion representatives will also be sharing technology insights through an Expo Hall session on May 12, 11:59am PT.

Silicon Motion has shipped over 200 million client SSD controllers in the last 4 years and is leveraging its client SSD controller expertise to enter the enterprise and data center market, supplying complete enterprise solutions that include SSD controllers, SSDs and AFA solutions.  With comprehensive knowledge of NAND characteristics, flexible ASIC and firmware design capabilities and proprietary NANDXtend® ECC technology which integrates error recovery functionality with machine learning algorithms, Silicon Motion’s enterprise storage solutions deliver high performance, extended data retention and improved QoS.

“We are pleased to participate as an OCP Global Sponsor. Today's data centers continually face rapid growth in data volume and strong demand for high-speed data transfer requiring low-power solutions that are capable of delivering high performance across a variety of applications. We are aligned with the spirt of OCP to openly share ideas as we believe through collaborations with others we are able to maximize and accelerate innovation for Data Center and Storage customers. “Said Nelson Duann, Senior Vice President of Marketing and R&D at Silicon Motion. “Our new lineup of SSD controllers, SSDs and AFA solutions addresses these demands with a combination of leading-edge performance, consistent latency and high reliability to provide efficient storage solutions for the enterprise and data center markets.”

Silicon Motion will showcase its new data center and enterprise SSD controllers, SSDs and AFA Solutions at the OCP Virtual Summit, May 12-15. Products shown in its expo virtual booth will include:

SSD Controllers 

  • SM2270:  PCIe Gen3 x8 NVMe 1.3 SSD controller supported with turnkey NVMe FW and Open Channel Framework SW
  • SM2271:  SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller enabling the highest capacity and performance SATA enterprise SSDs with Turnkey NVMe FW 

SSDs Solutions:

  • Shannon Open Channel SSDs:  Open Channel Venice Series
  • Shannon Key Value SSDs:  KV Media Interface Venice Series
  • Shannon NVMe SSD:  NVMe Venice Series 
  • Shannon PCIe SSD:  Direct-IO® PCIe G5I Series 
  • FerriSSD:  PCIe NVMe single-chip SSDs for boot drive

AFA Solutions:

  • FlashGo NVMe AFA Solutions:  2U24NVMe enclosure with dual controllers enabling high performance and low-latency storage

Silicon Motion representatives will also be sharing technology insights through an Expo Hall session. Register to attend the virtual session on May 12, 11:59am PT: https://sched.co/bXgL For further information, please visit http://www.siliconmotion.com/edm/OCP2020/OCP2020-virtual-summit.html

About Silicon Motion: 

We are the global leader in supplying NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices and the merchant leader in supplying SSD controllers.  We have the broadest portfolio of controller technologies and our controllers are widely used in embedded storage products such as SSDs and eMMC+UFS devices, which are found in smartphones, PCs and commercial and industrial applications. We have shipped over six billion NAND controllers in the last ten years, more than any other company in the world.  We also supply customized high-performance hyperscale data center and industrial SSD solutions.  Our customers include most of the NAND flash vendors, storage device module makers and leading OEMs.  For further information on Silicon Motion, visit us at www.siliconmotion.com.

Corporate Media Contact:
Minnie Lin
Director of Marketing Communication Department
Tel: +886 2 2219 6688 x3010                   
E-mail: minnie.lin@siliconmotion.com

Sales & Marketing Communications Contact:
Robert Fan
President of SMI USA
Tel: +1 408 519 7219
E-mail: rfan@siliconmotion.com