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The companies present their joint offering demonstrating shared NVMe-oF SSD storage for automotive ECUs

Embedded World 2019 –Nuremberg, Germany – February 26, 2019 – Tuxera, the world leading storage software and networking technology company, announced its co-operation with Marvell®, to bring scalable shared storage infrastructure to autonomous and connected cars. Combining Tuxera’s storage software expertise and Marvell’s state-of-the-art connectivity and NVMe-oF™ SSD storage technology, the companies are tackling the growing demand for high performance, reliable storage – enabling data-driven applications for Tier-1s and OEMs. The companies are showcasing their joint PoC (proof of concept) at Embedded World 2019, with the live demonstration accessible to the public during the show hours at Tuxera’s booth (4-158).

“We are proud to announce our collaboration with Marvell and to showcase our combined technological offering. Connected cars are becoming extremely data-driven. There are more and more use cases where same data needs to be accessible for multiple domains of the car. This makes the traditional storage stack of the car extremely inefficient – creating a demand for more advanced alternatives. Working together with Marvell, we are enabling these trends – offering a multi-purpose centralized storage infrastructure with minimal footprint for the hardware stack. We look forward to continuing our co-operation with Marvell,” says Severi Tikkala, Director of Automotive Business Development of Tuxera.

“Applications such as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, infotainment and telematic control units are driving increased bandwidth requirements in the vehicle, making the connected car a data center on wheels.  However, traditional architectures bring islands of storage in each individual system, which can result in over-subscription of NVMe™ SSDs, eMMC or UFS flash storage. Through our collaboration with Tuxera, we are demonstrating a new approach that enables file sharing between different electronic systems in the car. Marvell expertise in data center storage along with Tuxera software provide a cost-effective and scalable platform to share data between systems for improved manageability and reliability,” says Johnny Lam, Director of Automotive Business Development at Marvell Semiconductor, Inc.

As new data-driven applications continue to arise in the ECUs, it becomes critical that the network access data locally to make immediate decisions in a car.  Marvell’s leading NVMe-oF SSD controller and networking switching technology coupled with Tuxera technology is designed to help accelerate data and storage in a car reliably and securely.  The storage infrastructure continues to gain in complexity and such environments define high-requirements for storage in a car, creating a demand for innovative solutions that can handle the high bandwidth of data, while keeping the infrastructure cost-efficient.

Showcasing the partnership at Embedded World

To showcase Tuxera’s and Marvell’s joint offering, the companies are showing a combined proof of concept demonstration at the Embedded World 2019 exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany on 26 to 28th of February. Technologies used in the project include Tuxera’s VelocityFS in a multi-OS environment and Marvell’s NVMe-oF to NVMe SSD converter controller, NVMe SSD controller and networking switch products, showcasing seamless connectivity between multiple computing devices. Visitors of the event can explore the demonstration during the opening hours of the exhibit or can request a private meeting via the link – https://www.tuxera.com/embeddedworld19.

For more information, please contact:

PR and Communications Manager, Tuxera

Stan Dmitriev

stan.dmitriev@tuxera.com

Senior Manager, Public Relations, Marvell

Kristin Hehir

kristinh@marvell.com

About Tuxera

Tuxera is the leading provider of storage and networking technologies. From the latest flagship smartphones, to cars, cameras, routers, and drones – Tuxera’s software makes file transfers fast and content easily accessible. The company is an active member of multiple standard organizations, including JEDEC, AGL, SD Association, and many others. Founded in 2008, Tuxera’s headquarters are located in Finland, with regional offices in China, India, Germany, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the US.

About Marvell

Marvell first revolutionized the digital storage industry by moving information at speeds never thought possible. Today, that same breakthrough innovation remains at the heart of the company’s storage, processing, networking, security and connectivity solutions. With leading intellectual property and deep system-level knowledge, Marvell’s semiconductor solutions continue to transform the enterprise, cloud, automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. To learn more, visit: https://www.marvell.com/

 

Stan Dmitriev
Russian-Latvian, Stan has lived all over Europe and enjoys making complex things sound simple. Before joining Tuxera, Stan was running his own start-up and working closely with Amazon Alexa. He likes talking about design, growth hacking, technology, e-sports and chess.
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