New flash memory technologies promise faster, denser storage
Carol Sliwa|Senior News Writer, TechTarget
06 Aug 2019
Flash is front and center as Western Digital launches 96-layer 3D NAND enterprise SSDs, and Toshiba unveils new SSD form factor and ultrafast XL-Flash chips.
Demand uncertain for XFMExpress, XL-Flash
The level of demand for Toshiba's new-fangled XFMExpress form factor and XL-Flash chips is unclear at this point. The success of XFMExpress could depend on whether Toshiba and its partners get the technology into a standards committee, such as the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) or Joint Electronic Device Engineering Council, said Greg Wong, founder and principal analyst at Forward Insights.