Aaronn Electronic presents Advantech’s SQFlash 720 Series in Diverse Form Factors

Aaronn Electronic GmbH is pleased to Advantech’s new SQFlash 720 series. As the newest addition to Advantech’s NVMe SSD product line, the SQFlash 720 series SSD supports wide operating temperatures (0 ~ 70 °C/-40 ~ 85 °C) and TCG-OPAL functionality for self-encryption and decryption. These features enable low-power consumption, high capacity storage, and full-scale storage security support. SQFlash 720 series SSD products include M.2 2230 (SQF-CM3), M.2 2242 (SQF-CM4), M.2 2280 (SQF-CM8), and CF Express (SQF-CFX) form factors designed to meet a wide range of customer needs. Advantech’s selection of industrial flash solutions are compatible with common embedded boards and system designs to enable greater flexibility for system integrators. Customers will benefit from SQFlash’s superior performance without replacing their preexisting motherboards and legacy equipment.

Smart manufacturing requires 5G connectivity to enable factory automation and remote management. The surge in demand for cloud computing and network access control has made SSD security the main focus for industrial applications.  SQFlash 720 series SSD offers large volume data transmissions and high-speed computing capabilities that are supported with complete TCG-OPAL security features that encrypt and secure data. Advantech’s SQFlash 720 series is supported with Advantech’s DeviceOn/SQ Manager, a software package that intelligently monitors performance and manages security from the network edge to the cloud. Using this software, management receives real-time data on equipment status such as operation loading, endurance, SMART information, read/write errors, and operating temperatures.

PCIe /NVMe performance and small form factor variants

SQFlash 720 series comes in multiple form factors compatible with most common embedded boards and system designs, which increases design flexibility for system integrators. One of these series—SQF-CM3 720 NVMe SSD is designed in a M.2 2230 A+E key form factor and is primarily used for Wi-Fi modules. This form factor is increasingly popular in industrial motherboard designs. SQF-CM3 720 NVMe SSD features a small form-factor design (22 x 30 mm), with a maximum 512GB capacity and supports PCIe Gen3 x2. This compact solution boosts total system performance. Future form factors are also in development— including SQF-CM4 M.2 2242, SQF-CM8 M.2 2280, and SQF-CFX CF Express.

Security Features for Data Protection 

As data security and protection are vital, SSD security remains the focus of industrial applications. Security is one of the most important functions of SQFlash 720 series. By adding the latest TCG-OPAL 2.0 compliant security feature set, users can safely protect SSD data from unauthorized access. Additionally, Advantech provides security management utilities compatible with multiple OS. This security management utility is also available with Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) version for easy BIOS integration, yielding improved security. Similarly, all SQFlash 720 series feature McAfee anti-virus to protect the system from viruses and malware.

Key Features

  • Wide operating temperature support (0 ~ 70 °C/-40 ~ 85 °C) for diverse applications.
  • Multiple form factors: M.2 (2230/ 2242/ 2280) and CF Express.
  • PCIe / NVMe SSD come with TCG-OPAL functionality for enhanced security.

For more information about SQFlash 720 Series please contact Aaronn team under info@aaronn.de or visit our website www.aaronn.de. Aaronn is one of the leading sales partners and system integrators of Advantech in Europe.

Über die AARONN Electronic GmbH

For the past 27 years, Aaronn Electronic GmbH has developed from a pure distributor to a successful system integrator for Industrial PCs, who works closely with customers to create individual embedded solutions professionally and reliably.

Aaronn advises and supports its customers throughout the entire duration of a project, starting from client demand analysis to product selection, prototype development, and serial production. The product range includes embedded PCs with different form factors, industrial display solutions with multiple touch technologies, and 19" Rackmount Serverswith redundant components that ensure maximum security-, functional-, and operational reliability.

Thanks to the intensive cooperation with the leading manufacturers of embedded computer technology for more than 20 years, Aaronn is able to provide attractive purchasing conditions and the highest quality standards at any time.

Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

AARONN Electronic GmbH
Zeppelinstrasse 2
82178 Puchheim
Telefon: +49 (89) 894577-0
Telefax: +49 (89) 894577-29

E-Mail: info@aaronn.de
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