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Smart Storage Adaptors with MegaRAC Firmware

Data center administrators and IT managers want the ability to securely manage and trouble-shoot platforms and devices remotely, which requires that additional software, hardware and firmware be interfaced with storage adapters and other server components. Microchip Technology Inc today announced it has added this capability to its Adaptec Smart Storage adapters, which now seamlessly interoperate with MegaRAC® SP-X remote monitoring and diagnostics firmware from American Megatrends (AMI) and are supported in its MegaRAC solution development framework.

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Microchip Delivers 90 Watts of Power over Ethernet Wiring

Microchip enables both pre-standard and IEEE-compliant Powered Devices (PDs) to receive up to 90W of power without changing Power over Ethernet (PoE) switches or cabling. This development eases the transition to using IEEE 802.3bt-2018-compliant PoE injectors and midspans for users, and Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) chipsets for system developers…

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Adaptec® Smart Storage with Open Source Toolkit for Data Centre Storage

Public and private cloud infrastructure suppliers are turning to open-source tools to simplify the configuration, deployment and management of their server storage platforms. Until now, companies were faced with the challenge of creating their own tools to manage their storage adapters and embedded solutions for these platforms. Microchip Technology Inc. is the first to address this need by offering production-ready open source tools for managing its Adaptec® Smart Storage HBA, SmartHBA and SmartRAID offerings in OpenStack data centers.

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IoT Security with Microchip’s 1st Pre-Provisioned Solutions

As the number and types of connected devices proliferates, market fragmentation and security vulnerabilities in the Internet of Things (IoT) have created significant challenges for developers. Hardware-based security is the only way to protect secret keys from physical attacks and remote extraction, but extensive security expertise, development time and costs are required to configure and provision each device.

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2 New VFM DC/DC Converters from Ricoh Electronics

Today’s wearable and IoT devices mainly operate in a sleep mode and therefore power consumption is significantly defined by the quiescent current, referring to a circuit’s quiet state, not driving any load. In this mode, the system is idle but ready to wake up at any time to perform a task, transmitting some data and resume to sleep mode again…

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Ricoh launches two Buck DC/DC Converters with integrated battery voltage monitor

Ricoh Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. in Japan has launched two VFM mode Buck DC/DC Converters RP514 and RP515, designed for use in wearable devices and applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) requiring ultra-low current consumption to extend battery life. These products are equipped with a unique integrated battery voltage monitor to make it possible to measure the remaining charge left in the battery…

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