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WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/209456
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The present invention provides an SSD multiplier wherein multiple M.2 memory cards are arranged in multiple tiers in the vertical or horizontal direction with regard to an exterior having the same size as that of a 3.5-inch hard disk drive such that, in an environment employing a 3.5-inch hard disk drive, M.2 memory cards are mounted at a large density, in place of the 3.5-inch hard disk drive, so as to provide a larger capacity. Particularly, given that M.2 memory cards having various lengths are provided according to the specifications, the present invention provides an environment in which the SSD multiplier can be used in conformity with the length of a M.2 memory card. Moreover, the SSD multiplier according to the present invention provides a PCI Express interface or a SATA interface according to the type of an interface supported by a M.2 memory card having a SFF-8639 connector, which supports both the PCI express and SATA interfaces as external interfaces, provided and mounted in the same position as that of a connector of a 3.5-inch hard disk drive, and according to the RAID configuration scheme of an embedded control unit. In addition, the present invention provides a separate USB connector and supports a USB interface such that the SSD multiplier can be easily used as a portable storage device. Particularly, the present invention provides a PCI Express interface dongle such that a high-speed PCI Express interface can be used while the SSD multiplier is used on the move. Finally, the present invention provides a concise bus architecture of a large-capacity storage system on which a M.2 multiplier is mounted, and a storage system based thereon.

YOON, Dong-Gu (604-1103, 516 Gaepo-ro,Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06330, KR)
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Publication Date:
December 07, 2017
Filing Date:
May 26, 2017
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STORAGEAN, INC (Y2010 Young-Guan, Gardenfive Life,66 ChungMin-ro,,SongPa-Gu, Seoul, 05838, KR)
International Classes:
G06F13/40; G06F3/06; G06F13/38; G06F13/42
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PARK, Young-Il (2F522, Nonhyeon-rogangnam-gu, Seoul, 06140, KR)
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