Latest NVMe SSDs From KIOXIA Now Available on Supermicro PCIe 4.0 Server and Storage Platforms

KIOXIA CM6, CD6 Series PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs Qualified to Accelerate Application Performance on Next Generation Supermicro Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif., February 24, 2021 – The transition to PCIe® 4.0 technology is in full swing, and KIOXIA America, Inc. is leading the way forward. Today, the company announced that its lineup of CM6 and CD6 Series PCIe 4.0 NVM Express® (NVMe®) enterprise and data center solid state drives (SSDs) have gained compatibility approval with Super Micro Computer, Inc.’s ® (Nasdaq: SMCI) PCIe 4.0-based platforms, including a wide range of enterprise-ready rackmount systems encompassing Ultra, WIO, BigTwin®, FatTwin®, SuperBlade®, 1U/2U NVMe all flash arrays, GPU accelerated systems, and Super Workstations.


Users are moving to NVMe SSDs to address the demands of enterprise performance requirements, cloud-based data center architectures, and performance-centric and latency-sensitive applications. At the center of this movement is heightened demand for NVMe based storage where the PCIe 4.0 generation is the latest performance upgrade, and KIOXIA’s CM6 and CD6 series SSDs are delivering these enhanced capabilities.


“While NVMe SSDs are penetrating server platforms at an increased pace, interoperability between the two cannot be taken for granted,” noted Alvaro Toledo, vice president of SSD marketing and product planning at KIOXIA America, Inc. “Our commitment to bringing innovations to our customers includes ensuring that their data storage will work as expected, and we collaborate with suppliers like Supermicro to ensure proper operation and full functionality.”


A leader in developing systems for enterprise, data center and specialized compute and storage platforms, Supermicro works closely with technology partners to deliver the latest generation of cutting-edge solutions. “Our family of NVMe servers and storage offerings brings transformative capabilities over legacy SAS and SATA interconnects,” said Vik Malyala, senior vice president, Supermicro. “Conducting extensive testing with KIOXIA allows us to deliver a complete solution that our customers can trust.”


For more information, visit www.KIOXIA.com.


About KIOXIA America, Inc.

KIOXIA America, Inc. is the U.S.-based subsidiary of KIOXIA Corporation, a leading worldwide supplier of flash memory and solid state drives (SSDs). From the invention of flash memory to today’s breakthrough BiCS FLASH™ 3D technology, KIOXIA continues to pioneer innovative memory, SSD and software solutions that enrich people's lives and expand society's horizons. The company's innovative 3D flash memory technology, BiCS FLASH, is shaping the future of storage in high-density applications, including advanced smartphones, PCs, SSDs, automotive, and data centers. For more information, please visit KIOXIA.com.


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Information in this press release, including product pricing and specifications, content of services, and contact information is current and believed to be accurate on the date of the announcement, but is subject to change without prior notice. Technical and application information contained here is subject to the most recent applicable KIOXIA product specifications.