Western Digital said it will start shipping in 2019 a new recording head technology that will enable 40 TByte hard disk drives by 2025.
A collaboration that mixes Mobiveil's NVMe SSD IP with Crossbar's ReRAM IP blocks is aimed at enabling 10 times more IOPs at one-tenth of the latencies of flash NVMe SSDs.
IoT applications need a richer complement of memory than most MCUs offer, and the bandwidth of serial NOR flash make it a logical solution to the problem.
Latest twist in months-long saga has Toshiba agreeing to sell for $18 billion to group that includes Apple, Dell and sk Hynix, leaving Western Digital out in the cold.
Toshiba said it signed a memorandum of understanding to move forward with a proposal by a consortium led by Bain Capital to finalize a deal for its chip business by the end of this month.