Netlist Expands NVMe(TM) SSD Portfolio with Introduction of M.2 SSD

IRVINE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / May 18, 2020 / Netlist, Inc. (OTCQX:NLST) today announced the expansion of its NVMe™ portfolio with the introduction of the NS1552 NVMe M.2 SSD. These next generation SSD drives use leading edge 96-layer 3D NAND technology and world-class controller firmware, optimized to handle the most demanding data center and enterprise application workloads.

Mario Martinez, Netlist Senior Director Product Marketing, said, “Building upon the success of our 64-layer SSDs, we continue to expand Netlist’s NVMe portfolio with the introduction of 96-layer NAND M.2 SSDs. The M.2 line provides the speed and endurance customers require to boost performance for emerging caching, streaming, and storage applications.”

Netlist’s M.2 SSDs deliver:

  • Differentiating Performance: Up to 3.0GB/s sequential read throughput and 440K random read IOPS.
  • Power Loss Protection (PLP): End-to-end data path protection.
  • Data Security & Protection: Full disk encryption using AES-256 for the highest data integrity required for critical enterprise applications.
  • Flexible Power Management: User configurable power throttling enables efficient power consumption for dynamic workloads.
  • Customized Over-Provisioning: Over-provisioning options for higher endurances (> 3 DWPD) available.

The NS1552 NVMe family of M.2 SSDs are NVM Express v1.3 compliant and are warrantied for 5 years. These drives deliver the optimum combination of read and write and low latency performance to handle various transactional workloads expected in data center and enterprise environments. Available form factors include 22x80mm (1TB) and 22x110mm (2TB & 4TB) with capacities ranging from 800GB-3.84TB.

For a complete list of Netlist’s NVMe SSD products (AIC HHHL, U.2, and M.2) offered, visit or for more information about Netlist’s high-end enterprise and data center M.2 SSDs, contact your local Netlist sales representative, visit


Customers can place production orders today. Mass production shipments of NVMe M.2 SSDs will begin next week, May 25th. For pricing, availability, and general NVMe inquiries, please email

About Netlist

Netlist provides high-performance SSDs and modular memory subsystems to enterprise customers in diverse industries. The Company’s NVMe™ SSD portfolio provides industry-leading performance offered in multiple capacities and form factors. HybriDIMM™, Netlist’s next-generation storage class memory product, addresses the growing need for real-time analytics in Big Data applications, in-memory databases, high-performance computing and advanced data storage solutions. Netlist also manufactures and provides a line of specialty and legacy memory products to storage customers, appliance customers, system builders and cloud and datacenter customers. Netlist holds a portfolio of patents, many seminal, in the areas of hybrid memory, storage class memory, rank multiplication and load reduction. To learn more, visit

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For more information, please contact:

(949) 435-0025

The Plunkett Group
Mike Smargiassi/Sharon Oh
(212) 739-6729

SOURCE: Netlist, Inc. via EQS Newswire

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