Promoters range from OEMs to Enterprise Data Suppliers
BEAVERTON, Ore.,—USA—February 1, 2018—NVM Express, Inc. elected Cavium, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Intel, Microsemi and NetApp to join their Board of Directors, the NVM Express Promoters Group. Existing Promoter members include Micron, Microsoft, Samsung, Seagate, Toshiba and Western Digital.
The NVM Express Inc., offering an open collection of NVM Express (NVMe™) specifications and resources on the benefits of non-volatile memory, holds an election for a group of the NVM Express Promoters Group representatives at the end of each year. The elected representatives occupy a two-year term and are eligible for re-election. All NVM Express, Inc. Contributor and Promoter member companies may run for Promoter positions.
“Storage architectures are undergoing a sea change with NVM Express playing a pivotal role,” Craig W. Carlson, Senior Technologist, said. “Cavium is a leader in NVMe and has been actively working with the industry on NVMe over Fabric technologies for both Ethernet and Fibre Channel for some time, and with our participation on the Board of Directors we look forward to helping steward the broader NVM Express mission going forward.”
The NVM Express Promoter Group is responsible for the operations and financial management of the organization, as well as being the stewards of the specification and standard.
To learn more about the NVM Express Promoter Group election process and responsibilities, check out the NVMe Bylaws.
About NVM Express, Inc.
With more than 100 members, NVM Express, Inc. is a non-profit organization focused on enabling broad ecosystem adoption of high performance and low latency non-volatile memory (NVM) storage through a standards-based approach. The organization offers an open collection of NVM Express (NVMe™) specifications and information to fully expose the benefits of non-volatile memory in all types of computing environments from mobile to data center. NVMe-based specifications are designed from the ground up to deliver high bandwidth and low latency storage access for current and future NVM technologies. For more information, visit http://www.nvmexpress.org.