Seagate, Samsung to develop controller tech for enterprise SSDs

Scotts Valley, Calif. — Seagate Technology plc and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Seoul, Korea) will jointly develop and cross-license related controller technologies for enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs).

The joint development effort builds on the existing SSD capabilities of each company while combining Seagate’s leadership in enterprise storage technology with Samsung’s flash memory technology specific to 30 nanometer-class MLC NAND. The jointly developed controller will be used in Seagate’s enterprise-class SSDs.

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