OakGate Technology to Demonstrate Industry’s Most Versatile Test, Validation & Benchmarking Platforms at Flash Memory Summit

Products Establish the Company’s Leadership in PCIe, SAS, SATA & FC Test, Validation & Benchmarking

Santa Clara, Calif., August 17, 2012 — OakGate Technology, the leader in test, validation and benchmarking platforms for storage products, will demonstrate the industry’s most versatile and powerful platforms at the 2012 Flash Memory Summit. Three different demonstration set-ups will feature OakGate’s systems along with products from the industry’s leading storage suppliers.

The demonstration will include OakGate’s popular SAS/SATA system connected to multiple SSDs and running performance benchmarks. Another demonstration will feature OakGate’s new Gen 3 PCIe platform exercising multiple PCIe flash cards from leading suppliers. A third demonstration will show multiple Virtual Machines (VMs) running on an OakGate platform.

“We are already known and respected for our high performance, flexible traffic generation capabilities and our ability to control IO workloads,” said Bob Weisickle, founder and CEO, OakGate Technology. “We have now added PCIe support to our platforms, enabling our customers to test and validate products addressing the emerging PCIe flash cards and SSDs. We have already shipped PCIe products to major customers, some with the beta version of our NVMe driver. By demonstrating these capabilities at the Flash Memory Summit, OakGate is establishing a clear industry leadership,” added Weisickle.

All OakGate platforms support a broad range of capabilities including deep protocol inspection & analysis, high performance traffic generation, full performance characterization, complex error injection, advanced test automation and power cycling. OakGate’s open API allows easy integration into the customer’s existing test infrastructure. OakGate supports all popular IO interfaces including PCIe, SAS, SATA and Fibre Channel and are available in Desktop and Rack-mount configuration. Please contact the company for pricing and availability information.

OakGate Technology will demonstrate its products in Booth #801 at the 2012 Flash memory Summit in Santa Clara, CA.


About OakGate Technology

OakGate Technology is a leading provider of test, validation and benchmarking products and services to the storage industry. The company is a recognized leader in test and validation tools for Solid State storage. OakGate’s highly capable and flexible platforms support all popular storage protocols and are based on advanced, proprietary software and industry standard hardware. The company also provides comprehensive test services. OakGate’s products and services have been deployed by top tier components suppliers, drive manufacturers and storage system OEMs. Based in Loomis, California, OakGate Technology was founded in 2008 by industry veterans from storage and server industries.