April 07, 2023
SANBlaze Releases OCP Testing and Major Updates to NVMe Test Suite
Comprehensive Upgrades Include OCP 1.0a Scripts and Low Power Sub-States Validation in Latest Version 10.5
Littleton, MA, USA — April 07, 2023 — SANBlaze Technology Inc., a leading worldwide provider of advanced storage test and validation technologies, today released major enhancements to its widely adopted NVMe qualification platform. The company’s Certified by SANBlaze test suite update, available via versions 10.5 and 10.5.1, now supports all aspects of NVMe qualification with the addition of Open Compute Project (OCP) 1.0a and Low Power Sub-states validation. Advanced capabilities also include PCIe Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV), ZNS, VDM, TCG, SRIS/SRNS clocking, OPAL, and T10/DIF. A variety of updates for APIs and Linux are included.
October 19, 2022
SANBlaze Partners with UNH-IOL to Develop Open Compute Project Test Scripts
Joint Development Effort to Benefit SSD Manufacturers by Targeting Improvements in Real-World Robustness
SANBlaze today announced that it is working closely with the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) to produce OCP (Open Compute Project) test scripts, leveraging the combined experience of both teams in testing NVMe and advanced storage solutions. The final test scripts will be made available in both SANBlaze test products and UNH-IOL testing services.
August 1, 2022
SANBlaze Joins Symbiosys Alliance
Interconnect Technology Leaders to Debut Tech Sector Alliance at Flash Memory Summit
August 1, 2022
SANBlaze Enters New Markets in the Storage Testing Industry
Expansion to Large Cloud Vendors and Data Centers Driven by Early Release of PCIe 5.0 Test Suite
Expansion to Large Cloud Vendors and Data Centers Driven by Early Release of PCIe 5.0 Test Suite
SANBlaze today announced the expansion of its industry-first NVMe® over PCIe® 5.0 validation and compliance testing system from traditional SSD manufacturers to new markets comprised of data center storage and large cloud vendors.
“Customer confidence has grown beyond our traditional walls of satisfying requirements from major SSD manufacturers to supporting large data centers and cloud storage organizations,” said Rick Walsh, VP of Sales and Marketing. “This evolution stems from our first-to-market leadership for early adoption and development of NVMe PCIe Gen5. Early availability was a critical factor in enabling our key strategic customers to meet their internal development schedules for Gen 5 SSD’s and FCS releases.”
“SANBlaze partnered with WD to get our Gen5 Validation infrastructure ready in time including SRIS/SRNS clocking features which helped to fast track our overall Gen5 bring up,” said Anuj Awasthi, Senior Director, System Design and Firmware Verification Engineering, Western Digital Corp.
June 2, 2022
SANBlaze unveils SBExpress-DT5, a complete turnkey PCIe® Gen5 NVMe SSD validation test system that works in conjunction with our industry-leading Certified by SANBlaze automated testing, bringing Enterprise Class NVMe validation right to the developer's desktop.
Leveraging the industry leading SBExpress-RM5 Gen5 NVMe test system technology, SBExpress-DT5 is a self-contained system, quiet and portable, perfect for a work-from-home environment or traveling to customer sites or satellite offices. Read More...
March 15, 2022
Dec. 16, 2021
SANBlaze Technology Inc., a leading worldwide provider of advanced storage test and validation technologies, today released major enhancements to its widely adopted NVMe qualification platform. The company’s Certified by SANBlaze test suite update, available via versions 8.4 and 10.4, now supports all aspects of NVMe qualification with the addition of PCIe Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) capabilities and implementation of enhanced features for a range of NVMe specifications, including ZNS, VDM, TCG, SRIS/SRNS clocking, OPAL/Ruby and T10/DIF. A variety of updates for APIs and Linux are included. Read more...
SANBlaze Technology Inc., a leading worldwide provider of advanced storage test and validation technologies, today announced the availability of the industry’s first platform to support NVMe® over PCIe® Gen5 validation and compliance testing. The SBExpress-RM5™ platform provides broad test capabilities for development, QA, validation, and manufacturing teams, and includes the company’s Certified by SANBlaze (SBCert™) compliance test suite, widely recognized as an industry benchmark.
Sept. 2, 2021
SANBlaze is pleased to announce today its SBExpress Version 8.3/10.3 software release which provides NVMe SSD manufacturers the ability to test PCIe based NVMe devices as well as NVMe-oF™ (NVMe over Fabrics) devices. Comprehensive test suites are included for complete verification and compliance of ZNS, VDM, TCG, OPAL/Ruby and T10/DIF specifications for NVMe devices. Enhanced Python and XML APIs provide access to all tests and features enabling integration of SANBlaze SBExpress NVMe systems into existing test infrastructure - all fully compatible with SANBlaze’s upcoming Gen5 PCIe generation of products.
June 15, 2021
SANBlaze is pleased to announce today a major enhancement to their comprehensive ZNS test suite for NVMe storage devices. Working with one of the industry-leading ZNS SSD vendors, SANBlaze has doubled its ZNS tests from 105 to over 200, and then added more than 200 negative test cases as well to make it the only ZNS testing vendor to provide all-inclusive comprehensive ZNS testing.
May 12, 2021
SANBlaze is pleased to announce the addition of a comprehensive Python Application Programming Interface (API) for our SBExpress NVMe test system which makes integration of the SANBlaze system into an existing test infrastructure simple and streamlined.
March 23, 2021
SANBlaze is pleased to announce today its SBExpress Version 8.2 software release which provides NVMe SSD manufacturers the ability to test native NVMe PCIe devices as well as NVMe-oF™ (NVMe over Fabrics) devices. Version 8.2 builds on the Industry Standard SBCert (Certified by SANBlaze) NVMe qualification platform adding advanced automated testing features (including ZNS, VDM, TCG, OPAL, Ruby, XML, and Python Support) and an entire array of new reporting features that reduce testing time and shorten time-to-market for its customers.
Feb 15, 2021
SANBlaze Announces Strategic Sales and Marketing Partnership with Gillaspy Associates for the Western US Region
Responding to the growth of our NVMe test and measurement tools, SANBlaze has entered a joint sales and marketing agreement with Gillaspy Associates to expand support of our customers in the Western US region. Gillaspy brings a deep knowledge of the Storage Network industry, providing test and measurement tools, semiconductors, fiber optics and test automation equipment for the SAN market. Gillaspy's experience in the NVMe and SAN test equipment business complements the SANBlaze sales team well, increasing our ability to support our growing customer base.
Nov 06, 2020
SANBlaze Announces the SBExpress-DT4 NVMe Test System
SANBlaze is pleased to unveil today its latest system in the family of NVMe test systems, the SBExpress-DT4. This portable desk top unit packs all the same features as its big sister the SBExpress-RM4 yet rather than live permanently in a server room rack, it can be taken to a customer site or used in a work-from-home environment, and can be set up and running tests in under five minutes.
Jul 29, 2020
SANBlaze is pleased to announce today its SBExpress Version 8.1 software release which provides NVMe SSD manufacturers the ability to test native NVMe PCIe devices as well as NVMe-oF™ (NVMe over Fabrics) devices. Version 8.1 builds on the Industry Standard SBCert (Certified by SANBlaze) NVMe qualification platform adding advanced automated testing features including ZNS, VDM, TCG, and Python Support.
May 11, 2020
SANBlaze has bundled a VDM hardware module with a simple-to-use MI packet generator that allows engineers to build custom test scenarios or run any combination of built-in "Certified by SANBlaze" MI tests.
SANBlaze Technology, the leader in NVMe SSD testing, announced today the availability of its VirtuaLUN (VLUN) V8.0 software release supporting both Native NVMe PCIe Gen4 testing and NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF™) including RoCE/RDMA and TCP/IP.
Apr 17, 2020
SANBlaze announces TCG Opal support, allowing customers to test and verify this security feature on their NVMe solid state drives (SSDs).
SANBlaze announced today the industry’s first NVMe PCIe Gen4 ZNS capable validation and test platform for early adopters – system and NVMe device OEMs – to enable the timely release and support of this leading edge NVMe technology.
Aug 06, 2019
SANBlaze Announces PCIe NVMe Gen4 at Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2019
SANBlaze announced today that it is demonstrating its new state-of-the-art PCIe NVMe Gen4 Test System, the SANBlaze SBExpress-RM4 at FMS, providing NVMe SSD manufacturers performance and compliance testing on their NVMe solid state storage drives. With PCIe Gen4 providing the fastest interconnect speeds to date, the SANBlaze SBExpress has now doubled its bandwidth from 16GB to 32GB per host adapter.
Dec 17, 2018
Through Virtual Instruments’ partnership with SAN storage emulation systems provider SANBlaze Technology, the new WorkloadWisdom delivers non-volatile memory express (NVMe) workload modeling and testing over Fibre Channel (FC), enabling data-driven analysis of and intelligent workload placement in next-generation flash technologies.
Aug 07, 2018
Integration and Cross Resale of the Leading Products in Storage Workload Simulation Offers Unprecedented Insight into FC-NVMe Workloads for Storage Technology Vendors and Enterprise IT
Jul 12, 2018
SANBlaze released its industry leading NVMe testing hardware and software, the SANBlaze SBExpress-RM. The new hardware, coupled with the SBExpress NVMe software, provides engineers with a variety of test scenarios that can be run against NVMe SSD drives, including I/O performance, NVMe conformance, automated hot plug/hot swap, and error injection.
Jun 21, 2018
SANBlaze Demonstrates NVMe-oF at UNH Plug Fest
SANBlaze successfully demonstrates NVMe target emulation over RoCE and Fibre Channel. The SANBlaze NVMe platform not only helps customers test NVMe in their current environment, but also helps in the selection of which protocol or transport to use.
Oct 24, 2017
SANBlaze, a leading innovator in storage emulation and validation, is proud to announce the launch of the Dual Port NVMe Drive Test Platform.
Oct 26, 2017
SANBlaze, a leading innovator in storage emulation and validation, announced support for Non-Volatile Memory Express over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) Ethernet Test Solution is available in the latest version of VirtuaLUN™.
Aug 08, 2017
Today, SANBlaze Technology Inc. announced the new 7.5.2 release of the industry leading VirtuaLUN™ storage emulation and validation software. New features include SBExpress™ software manager, v.7 of the UNH IOL NVMe conformance test suite, as well as additional NVMe and FC-NVMe features.