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Military Quality, Enterprise Speed

Innovation is one of the keys to the success at BiTMICRO®. The company has been actively involved with research and development projects in the solid state storage (SSD) industry for about 20 years and has accumulated over 40 registered patents and many products. BiTMICRO has a reputation for exceeding the extreme reliability requirements of the military as well as the capacity and performance needs of the enterprise market. Through the MAXio®, E-Disk® Altima™, and Ace Drive™ SSD product lines, military, industrial, and enterprise needs are met with the highest standards.

The BiTMICRO products are protected by one or more of the following patents:

BiTMICRO E-Disk Altima Product Patents

US Issued Patents
Patent No
Title
5822251
Expandable Flash-Memory Mass-Storage using Shared Buddy Lines and Intermediate Flash-Bus between Device-Specific Buffers and Flash-Intelligent DMA Controllers
5956743
Transparent Management at Host Interface of Flash-Memory Overhead-Bytes Using Flash-Specific DMA Having Programmable Processor-Interrupt of High-Level Operations
6000006
Unified Re-Map and Cache-Index Table with Dual Write-Counters for Wear-Leveling of Non-Volatile Flash RAM Mass Storage
6317330
Printed Circuit Board Assembly
6496939
Method and System for Controlling Data in a Computer System in the Event of a Power Failure
6529416
Parallel Erase Operations in Memory Systems
6744635
Removable Visual Indication Structure for a Printed Circuit Board
6757845
Method and Apparatus for Testing a Storage Device
6970890
Method and Apparatus for Data Recovery
7506098
Optimized Placement Policy for Solid State Storage Devices
7826243
Multiple Chip Module and Package Stacking Method For Storage Devices
8010740
Optimizing Memory Operations in an Electronic Storage Device
8093103
Multiple Chip Module and Package Stacking Method For Storage Devices
8447908
Multilevel Memory Bus System For Solid-State Mass Storage
8560804
Reducing Erase Cycles in an Electronic Storage Device that uses at least One Erase-Limited Memory Device
8665601
Solid State Drive with Improved Enclosure Assembly
8788725
Multilevel Memory Bus System For Solid-State Mass Storage
9099187
Reducing Erase Cycles in an Electronic Storage Device that uses at least One Erase-Limited Memory Device
9372755
Adaptive Power Cycle Sequences For Data Recovery
9484103
Electronic Storage Device
9552848
Solid State Drive with Improved Enclosure Assembly

BiTMICRO E-Disk Altima Product Patents

Internationally Issued Patents
Patent No.
Title
Country
151278
Printed Circuit Board Assembly
Israel
2388496
Method and System for Controlling Data in a Computer System
Canada
4397143
Printed Circuit Board Assembly
Japan
CN 1423917
Printed Circuit Board Assembly
China
I 420307
Optimized Placement Policy for Solid State Storage Devices
Taiwan
I228211
Printed Circuit Board Assembly
Taiwan
I540430
Method For Data Storage
Taiwan
TW 556075
Method and System for Controlling Data in a Computer System in the Event of a Power Failure
Taiwan
I332701
Multiple Chip Module and Package Stacking Method For Storage Devices
Taiwan
CN101375391B
Multiple Chip Module and Package Stacking Method For Storage Devices
China
10-1391068
Multiple Chip Module and Package Stacking Method For Storage Devices
Korea
5745730
Multiple Chip Module and Package Stacking Method For Storage Devices
Japan
5859181
Multiple Chip Module and Package Stacking Method For Storage Devices
Japan

BiTMICRO MAXio Product Patents

US Issued Patents
Patent No.
Title
5822251
Expandable Flash-Memory Mass-Storage using Shared Buddy Lines and Intermediate Flash-Bus between Device-Specific Buffers and Flash-Intelligent DMA Controllers
5956743
Transparent Management at Host Interface of Flash-Memory Overhead-Bytes Using Flash-Specific DMA Having Programmable Processor-Interrupt of High-Level Operations
6757845
Method and Apparatus for Testing a Storage Device
7506098
Optimized Placement Policy for Solid State Storage Devices
7620748
Hardware Assisted Non-Volatile Memory-To-Input/Output Direct Memory Access (DMA) Transfer
8447908
Multilevel Memory Bus System For Solid-State Mass Storage
8010740
Optimizing Memory Operations in an Electronic Storage Device
8560804
Reducing Erase Cycles in an Electronic Storage Device that uses at least One Erase-Limited Memory Device
8788725
Multilevel Memory Bus System For Solid-State Mass Storage
9043669
Distributed ECC Engine for Storage Media
9099187
Reducing Erase Cycles in an Electronic Storage Device that uses at least One Erase-Limited Memory Device
9372755
Adaptive Power Cycle Sequences For Data Recovery
9400617
Hardware-Assisted DMA Transfer With Dependence Table Configured To Permit - In Parallel - Data Drain From Cache Without Processor Intervention When Filled Or Drained
9423457
Self test solution for delay locked loops
9484103
Electronic Storage Device
9501436
Multi-Level Message Passing Descriptor
9672178
Bit-mapped DMA Transfer With Dependency Table Configured to Monitor Status So That A Processor Is Not Rendered As A Bottleneck In A System

BiTMICRO MAXio Product Patents (int)

Internationally Issued Patents
Patent No.
Title
Country
I 420307
Optimized Placement Policy for Solid State Storage Devices
Taiwan
I540430
Method For Data Storage
Taiwan

BiTMICRO Ace Drive II Product Patents

US Issued Patents
Patent No.
Title
6529416
Parallel Erase Operations in Memory Systems
6496939
Method and System for Controlling Data in a Computer System in the Event of a Power Failure
9135190
Multi-Profile Memory Controller for Computing Devices

BiTMICRO Ace Drive II Product Patents

Internationally Issued Patents
Patent No.
Title
Country
TW 556075
Method and System for Controlling Data in a Computer System in the Event of a Power Failure
Taiwan
2388496
Method and System for Controlling Data in a Computer System in the Event of a Power Failure
Canada

Additional BiTMICRO Patents

US Issued Patents
Patent No.
Title
6981070
Network Storage Device Having Solid State Non-Volatile Memory
7613876
Hybrid Multi-Tiered Caching Storage System
7716389
Direct Memory Access Controller with Encryption and Decryption for Non-blocking High Bandwidth IO Transactions
7729370
Apparatus for Networking Devices having Fibre Channel Node Functionality
8032700
Hybrid Multi-Tiered Caching Storage System
8165301
Input-Output Device and Storage Controller Handshake Protocol Using Key Exchange for Data Security
8959307
Reduced Latency Memory Transactions in Storage Devices
9430386
Multi-leveled cache management in a hybrid storage system
9720603
IOC To IOC Distributed Caching Architecture
9734067
Write Buffering

Additional BiTMICRO Patents

Internationally Issued Patents
Patent No.
Title
Country
I438628
Hybrid Multi-Tiered Caching Storage System
Taiwan