The EDSFF group has fully released the specifications to SNIA/SFF
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Delivering the Building Blocks for the Next Decade of Enterprise & Datacenter Storage Form Factors
"Existing form factors are a limited fit in today’s Datacenter"
Dynamic Time For NVM in The Modern Datacenter
Existing Form Factors Are Constrained
"Invest for the next decade with building blocks for today‘s NAND-based SSDs and next gen NVM technologies."
"Common capabilities across family of SSD form factors"
Datacenter System-Optimized Design
Meets Common Customer Needs For Storage Devices
Cost-Optimized Card Edge Drive Interconnect
High Density, Capacity and Performance Options
"Flexibility for today’s and future storage devices."
Card Edge – Leveraged across the industry
8 to 64+ NVM sites (NAND & emerging NVM)
Full support, front or back
1U or 2U as vertical or horizontal
Gen 3/4/5 up to 16 lanes
12V, Up to 50W+
"Design your system with flexibility – storage and beyond."
One Flexible Connector Solution With Headroom For The Future
Common With Other Standards
Specification Publicly Available in SFF
EDSFF Shared Pinout Developed for NVMe Drives
"Optimized for scale-out main storage in servers."
System-Optimized NVMe Drives For 1U Rack Space
"Modernize today’s mainstream server for fast NVM."
System-Optimized SSDs For 1U/2U Designs
"Enable the ultimate NVM density in 1U. 1PB in 1U and more."
System-Optimized For 1U Server
Optimize NVM For Datacenter Building Blocks
The EDSFF Connector Specification Draft is Now Available in The SFF Organization For Broader Industry Review
New EDSFF Specification Drafts of SSD Pinout and Form Factors Will be Created and Submitted For Industry Standardization in 4Q17 Timeframe