TORONTO—Standards and specifications have always been a critical part of making sure memories will work properly within a broader system, but as technologies have evolved and memory and storage have begun to merge, collaboration is changing among vendors and their customers.
The launch of Micron Technology's Austin, Tex.-based Micron Storage Solutions Center earlier this year in part was driven by this new mode of collaboration, Steve Moyer, the company's VP of storage software engineering told EE Times in a telephone interview, and the tipping point was the industry beginning to transition non-volatile memory technology and flash emerging as a storage technology. “We really began to look at this seriously as a company two-and-a-half years ago,” he said. “There's a shift happening in enterprise storage.
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