KIOXIA America Drives Digital Transformation with Next-Gen SSDs at Dell Technologies World

Value SAS, Low-Power NVMe®, PCIe® 4.0 SSDs Poised to Accelerate Data Center Modernization

SAN JOSE, Calif., October 21, 2020 – This week at the Dell Technologies World Digital ExperienceKIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.), will showcase its lineup of next-gen, flash-based solid state drives (SSDs) upgrading performance in server and storage application solutions. A Diamond-level conference sponsor, KIOXIA has collaborated with Dell for over 20 years to create best-in-class storage solutions.

KIOXIA products can be found in multiple Dell solutions throughout their client and enterprise product lines – from business and gaming laptops to PowerEdge™ servers, VX solutions, and all flash storage arrays. At the virtual event, KIOXIA will highlight a wide variety of Dell PowerEdge server solutions that feature KIOXIA SSDs. 

Storage architectures aren’t one-size-fits-all, and constructing solutions to address different demands, applications and use cases can present a variety of challenges. With one of the industry’s broadest SSD product lineup, KIOXIA gives IT professionals, storage administrators and infrastructure managers access to the right portfolio to modernize and transform their data centers.

“Successful digital transformation means faster flash storage, faster applications and faster decisions,” noted Alvaro Toledo, vice president of SSD marketing and product planning, KIOXIA America, Inc. “Having a broad mix of storage options is essential to this endeavor, and we are proud to work closely with Dell to offer comprehensive solutions for transformation strategies.”

Dell Technologies World Product Highlights:

CM6 Series PCIe 4.0 Enterprise NVMe SSDs: KIOXIA’s CM6 Series SSDs will be shown on a PowerEdge R7525 utilizing NVMe namespaces and boosting performance in a VMware® vSAN™ environment. 

Welcome to Life after SATA: KIOXIA will highlight its RM5 Series of Value SAS SSDs and CD5 Series of Data Center NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSDs. Demonstrations will show price/performance benefit in a variety of server and storage configurations and workloads, including PowerEdge MX and R740xd servers in a VMware vSAN cluster. The benefits of RM5 and CD5 SSDs over SATA in a PowerEdge R6515 for database analytics workloads will also be shown.

Enterprise and Data Center SSD Form Factor (EDSFF): KIOXIA will demonstrate a next-generation, flash storage-optimized E3.S full-function development vehicle in a prototype Dell EMC EDSFF-enabled storage system.

Dell Technologies World Leadership Session
KIOXIA America and Dell will jointly conduct a session titled, “Why You Need an SSD Strategy for your Digital Transformation.” Available October 21 for on-demand viewing, the session will explore the various flash drive interfaces, form factors and technology transitions on the market today.  It will also focus on the importance of implementing a flash storage strategy that keeps customer data secure and performing at the highest levels.  

Additionally, Jeremy Werner, senior vice president and general manager of KIOXIA America’s SSD business unit, will be featured in an interview on Dell EMC TV. The breakout session and interview will be available in the KIOXIA virtual event booth and can also be viewed on the Dell Technologies World site at the conclusion of the show. 

KIOXIA America’s event space, demos and presentations can be accessed by registering for Dell Technologies World Digital Experience by clicking here.   

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About KIOXIA America, Inc.
KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) is the U.S.-based subsidiary of KIOXIA Corporation, a leading worldwide supplier of flash memory and solid state drives (SSDs). From the invention of flash memory to today’s breakthrough BiCS FLASH™ 3D technology, KIOXIA continues to pioneer cutting-edge memory solutions and services that enrich people's lives and expand society's horizons. The company's innovative 3D flash memory technology, BiCS FLASH, is shaping the future of storage in high-density applications, including advanced smartphones, PCs, SSDs, automotive, and data centers. For more information, please visit

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