2020 Board of Directors Announced by SCSI Trade Association as SAS Remains the Prominent Storage Technology in Data Centers

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Cameron T. Brett, Director of Enterprise Marketing at KIOXIA America, Inc. Re-elected for Second Term as STA President

SAN FRANCISCO (PRUnderground) February 11th, 2020

The SCSI Trade Association (STA), a globally recognized authority on Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology used in data storage interconnects, today announced its 2020 Board of Directors. Representing many of the leading companies in the storage industry, four officers and three directors-at-large have been elected to serve a one-year term. These dynamic leaders are charged with developing strategic marketing programs that support the work of the INCITS T10 Technical Committee and are designed to educate the industry on the value of SAS in the marketplace.

Cameron T. Brett, director of Enterprise Marketing at KIOXIA America, Inc. was re-elected for a second term as STA president. Alexandra Haser, senior industry standards engineer at Molex joins the board as secretary, a position previously held by Greg McSorley, technical business development manager at Amphenol, who rejoins the board as director at-large. All other 2020 board members remain in the same position they held in the 2019 roster.

“SAS technology addresses a very large and continuously growing market, natively supporting many host connections to potentially thousands of target devices in a single topology,” said Brett. “SAS is undergoing an evolution, transitioning to 24G SAS in 2020, implementing new features and enhancements to reach new application performance levels.”

The STA’s executive officers and board of directors for the 2020 term are:


President: Cameron T. Brett, Director of Enterprise Marketing at KIOXIA America, Inc.

Vice President: Jeremiah Tussey, Alliances Manager, Product Marketing, Data Center Solutions, Microchip Technology Inc.

Secretary: Alex Haser, Senior Industry Standards Engineer, Molex

Treasurer: Chet Mercado, Technical Marketing Engineer/Third Party Alliance, Western Digital Corporation

Directors At-Large:

Rick Kutcipal, Market Segment Lead, RAID, Storage Division, Broadcom Inc.

Greg McSorley, Technical Business Development Manager, Amphenol Corp.

Mike Miller, Executive Director, Advanced Development, Seagate Technology PLC

Ex-Officio Member:

David So, SCSI Trade Association, Executive Director

“One thing that continues to be clear is the staying power of SAS,” said Don Jeanette, vice president, data storage market intelligence firm TRENDFOCUS. “SAS has set the bar in the storage industry with inherent scalability and flexibility in modern data center, server and storage topologies.”

STA Membership Roster:

Amphenol Corporation

BizLink Technology Inc.

Broadcom Inc.

ConnPro Industries Inc.

Fujikura Ltd./DDK

Intel Corporation

KIOXIA America, Inc.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

Microchip Technology Inc.

Molex, LLC

Samsung Semiconductor Inc.

Seagate Technology PLC

TE Connectivity Ltd.

Tektronix Inc.

Teledyne LeCroy, Inc.

Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc.

Western Digital Corporation

About SCSI Trade Association

The SCSI Trade Association (STA) was established in 1996 to provide a focal point for members to communicate the benefits of SCSI to the industry. STA promotes the understanding and use of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology and influences the evolution of SCSI standards to meet future industry needs. The Association has a ten-member Board of Directors, which oversees the Marketing Communications and Technology Committees and all STA activities. For more information, please visit the STA web site at https://www.scsita.org, send an email to info@scsita.org or call the STA office at (415) 561-6273.

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