Greenliant Systems Appoints Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia to
Distribute NANDrive™, NAND Controller and Specialty Flash Memory
Products in China and India
SHANGHAI, CHINA – MAY 15, 2012 – Greenliant Systems, a leader in energy-efficient, solid state storage products, has signed a distribution agreement with Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT). Under the terms of the agreement, Avnet will distribute Greenliant’s NANDrive™ embedded solid state drive (SSD), NAND controller and specialty flash memory products in China and India, as well as through its Asia e-Commerce site, www.avnetexpress.com/asia.
The partnership with Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia expands Greenliant's footprint in Asia and further fortifies its sales force to support the rising number of OEMs and ODMs in the greater China and India markets.
Small form factor NAND flash-based modules are becoming the storage device of choice for electronic systems, replacing bulky and unreliable mechanical hard disk drives. Greenliant’s NANDrive product line consists of high-performance, fully integrated SSDs that are well suited for embedded storage in automotive, industrial, medical, wireless and networking applications. Offered in a small, space-saving ball grid array (BGA) package, NANDrive is available in one-bit-per-cell or two-bits-per-cell NAND configuration with industry-standard PATA and SATA interfaces. Capacities range from 512 MByte to 64 GByte, and support industrial temperatures.
Greenliant’s high-performance NAND flash memory controllers provide high reliability, increased data integrity, powerful error correction capability, power interrupt data protection and prolonged product life for data storage systems.
Greenliant's specialty flash memory product offering consists of parallel flash with densities ranging from 512 Kbit to 32 Mbit. The Concurrent SuperFlash™ (CSF™), Many-Time Programmable and Small-Sector Flash™ (SSF™) products offer high performance, superior reliability, low power consumption and small sector size.
About Greenliant Systems
By leveraging more than 20 years of solid state storage design expertise, Greenliant Systems is dedicated to developing energy-efficient, highly reliable and secure storage solutions for the embedded system, data center and mobile Internet markets. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with product development in Santa Clara, Beijing, Shanghai and Hsinchu, and sales teams in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about Greenliant Systems, please visit www.greenliant.com.
About Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia
Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has a significant presence in Asia. With its regional headquarters in Singapore, the company has offices in more than 50 locations in Asia. Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia distributes semiconductors, interconnects, passive and electromechanical components to serve a wide range of customers including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers, and small- to medium-sized businesses, and provides associated design-chain and supply-chain services. More information is available at http://www.em.avnetasia.com.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 2, 2011, Avnet generated revenue of US$26.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
Greenliant, the Greenliant logo, NANDrive, Concurrent SuperFlash (CSF) and Small-Sector Flash (SSF) are trademarks of Greenliant Systems. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.