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FerriSSD® / Ferri-eMMC® / Ferri-UFS™
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Silicon Motion Leverages the industry leading technologies and experiences in NAND flash memory controller along with Multi-Chip Package (MCP) solution to introduce Ferri solutions (single-chip storage solutions), including FerriSSD, Ferri-eMMC and Ferri-UFS.

The FerriSSD is designed optimally for a wide range of embedded, enterprise and data center applications requiring faster access speed, small flexible form factor and reliable PCIe NVMe/SATA/PATA storage. By combining industry proven controller technology, NAND flash and passive components into a small single BGA package, FerriSSD simplifies design efforts, reduces time-to-market while protecting from NAND technology migration concerns.

The FerriSSD family consists of the latest SM689 PCIe NVMe, SM619 SATA and legacy SM601 PATA series featuring high throughput transfer rate with embedded DRAM to enhance data storage efficiency and high random read/write IOPS. The 4th generation FerriSSD leveraging Silicon Motion’s most advanced technologies, including IntelligentScan, DataRefresh, high bandwidth LDPC ECC engine with SMI group RAID, and End-to-end data path protection to provide unsurpassed data integrity in a non-volatile storage device. All FerriSSD® series support 3D SLCmode, MLCmode, and TLCmode NAND flash options.

Ferri-eMMC is optimally designed for a wide range of embedded applications and is fully compliant to the JEDEC standards for eMMC* 4.5/5.0/5.1 protocols. Available in 100/153-ball BGA packages, Ferri-eMMC® eases PCB design and enables low-cost manufacturing.

Built with industry proven controllers and high quality NAND components, Ferri-eMMC offers advanced NAND management features including error correction, bad block management and health monitoring – enabling the most highly reliable, non-volatile eMMC storage solution for today’s cutting edge industrial, embedded and automotive applications. For automotive IVI applications, Ferri-eMMC features industry leading low dppm, AEC-Q100 qualification, and product longevity support.

Ferri-UFS is a highly integrated solution which combines a feature-wise flash controller compliant with the latest UFS2.1 standard and standard NAND flash memory. Its high-performance storage accessing, better power efficiency, and ease of system design make the Ferri-UFS a fabulous solution for automotive, industry, embedded and portable applications.

The Ferri-UFS leverages industry leading technology and experience in NAND management, and supports the UFS2.1 advanced features such as HS-Gear3 x 2-lane mode and command queue. With extended temperature and various capacity support, offering easy and rapid design integration, the Ferri-UFS also ideally fits the requirements of point-of-sale terminals, networking and telecommunications equipment, and a variety of leading-edge industrial applications. With superior performance, multitasking support, and high stability, the Ferri-UFS can seamlessly serve the needs of a wide variety of mobile devices and new booming embedded/portable applications. 

For more information about Ferri solutions, please send e-mail to ferri@siliconmotion.com

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