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Crossbar to Present on Resistive RAM in Two Panels at Flash Memory Summit

By Business Wire News   


Crossbar, Inc., the RRAM technology leader, announced today that its Vice President of Engineering and Co-founder Hagop Nazarian, Product Architect Cliff Zitlaw, and Chief System Architect Mehdi Asnaashari will present at Flash Memory Summit sessions in Santa Clara, CA, on Wednesday, August 12 and Thursday, August 13.

As Flash runs out of steam, RRAM (resistive RAM) development continues to progress, with companies using a variety of approaches to pursue potential applications in high capacity storage, mid-range nonvolatile caches, and low cost embedded solutions. In these Flash Memory Summit sessions, attendees will hear industry leaders offer their views on the current state of RRAM technology, target applications, and the road to commercialization.

Crossbar’s Nazarian will present on “Versatile RRAM Technology and Applications” at the “RRAM (New Technologies Track)” panel on Wednesday, August 12th. The session will also include presentations by Zhiqiang Wei, Chief Engineer at Panasonic, and Amigo Tsutsui, General Manager at Sony.

Presentation Title: Versatile RRAM Technology and Applications


Speaker: Hagop Nazarian, Vice President of Engineering and Co-founder, Crossbar


When: Wednesday, August 12th at 3:10 pm


Track: New Technologies


Session Number: 203-A, RRAM

In addition, Crossbar’s Product Architect Cliff Zitlaw will chair a panel in the “Applying New Non-Volatile Technologies” session in the “Applying New Non-Volatile Technologies” track on Thursday, August 13th.

Crossbar Chief System Architect Mehdi Asnaashari will also participate in the panel, speaking on “Solid State Storage Arrays Using RRAM”. Rounding out the session will be Tudor Antoniu, Chief Storage Architect at Blunk Microsystems presenting on “Optimized Flash File Systems (FFS) for Resistive Memories” and Zvonimir Bandic, Director of Storage Architecture at HGST Research, speaking on “Ultrafast NVM SSDs Using a New Storage Interface”.

Presentation Titles: Optimized Flash File Systems (FFS) for Resistive Memories; Solid State Storage Arrays Using RRAM


Speakers: Cliff Zitlaw, Product Architect, Crossbar and Mehdi Asnaashari, Chief System Architect, Crossbar


When: Thursday, August 13th at 3:10 pm


Track: Applications


Session Number: 303-H, Applying New Non-Volatile Technologies


About Crossbar, Inc.

Crossbar Inc. is the leader in RRAM technology, widely accepted as the front-runner to replace traditional Flash technology in future storage systems. Delivering terabyte storage on a postage stamp- sized chip, with power low enough for massive adoption throughout the Internet of Things, Crossbar RRAM is easy to tailor for a broad range of applications. From embedded memory on SOCs for wearables, to very high density SSDs for cloud data centers, Crossbar is ushering in a new era of storage innovation. For more information, visit

Crossbar Media Contact
Tanis Communications, Inc.
Nicole Conley, +1 650-422-3156


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