KIOXIA SSDs Gain Compatibility Approval with Adaptec Host Bus, SmartRAID Adapters from Microchip

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 14, 2023 – Today, KIOXIA America, Inc. announced that its NVMe/PCIe® and SAS SSDs have been successfully tested for compatibility and interoperability with Microchip Technology’s Adaptec® HBA 1200 Series, SmartHBA 2200 Series host bus adapters (HBAs) and SmartRAID 3200 Series RAID adapters.

As one of the broadest portfolios of SSDs in the industry, KIOXIA drives are available for client PCs, as well as data center, hyperscale and enterprise servers and storage systems. KIOXIA PM6 and PM7 Series 24G SAS SSDs and CD6, CD8, and CM6 Series PCIe 4.0 SSDs all successfully completed compatibility testing performed by Microchip.

Microchip’s Smart Storage Adapters bring market-leading performance, capabilities, management and interoperability. They provide design flexibility with the ability to operate NVMe, SAS and SATA storage devices in a single connection, and offer a wide range of Tri-mode HBA solutions, including a 32-port variant.  

“As a leader in enterprise and data center SSDs, we are committed to driving the industry forward with cutting-edge flash solutions that power the next wave of applications and services,” said Steve Weinger, senior director of marketing and product management for KIOXIA America Inc. “The overall success of next-generation data center infrastructures is dependent on ecosystem collaboration and interoperability efforts to ensure that current and future products and technologies work together seamlessly.”

“With our comprehensive portfolio of storage solutions and design support, we are enabling the modern, scalable, data centers of the future,” said Samer Haija, associate director of marketing of Microchip’s Data Center Solutions business unit. “By collaborating with KIOXIA to rigorously test their best-in-class SSDs with Microchip’s Smart Storage Platform, customers can rest assured that our combined solution will deliver as promised.”

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About KIOXIA America, Inc.

KIOXIA 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 innovative memory, SSD and software solutions 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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