Collaborators Maintain DDR2 Continuity

Addressing obsolescence mitigation in embedded and industrial systems, ATP and Micron Technology have teamed up to ensure the continuous supply of legacy DDR2 memory modules in the market. ATP, a manufacturer of industrial memory and storage solutions, will collaborate with global semiconductor maker Micron Technology, Inc. to continue manufacturing Micron DDR2 SO-DIMMs, UDIMMs and RDIMMs after Micron announced end-of-life (EOL) notices for these modules.

 

According to the collaboration agreement, ATP will produce DDR2 DRAM modules for customers that cannot upgrade to newer-generation platforms and still maintain the use of platforms supporting these memory types. With DDR2 still widely deployed in the US, Japan and Europe, ATP and Micron expect these markets to benefit significantly from the consistent supply of DDR2 memory for industrial/embedded systems installed in high-reliability and mission-critical environments. All modules will be manufactured, tested and validated by ATP, according to the equivalent specifications and testing/validation processes of the respective Micron part number.

Fierce AI Week

Register today for Fierce AI Week - a free virtual event | August 10-12

Advances in AI and Machine Learning are adding an unprecedented level of intelligence to everything through capabilities such as speech processing and image & facial recognition. An essential event for design engineers and AI professionals, Engineering AI sessions during Fierce AI Week explore some of the most innovative real-world applications today, the technological advances that are accelerating adoption of AI and Machine Learning, and what the future holds for this game-changing technology.

 

The DDR2 Continuity Program will be implemented on a staggered basis within three manufacturing phases. DDR2 DRAM modules from ATP will be available in select form factors and densities starting Q4 2018. For info on specific module configurations with ATP longevity extension, visit ATP and/or send an email to [email protected]. Also visit Micron Technology.

Suggested Articles

Silicon Labs is providing the BT module needed for detecting proximity with another Maggy device

Test automation won't fix everything, but can help, according to an automation engineer. Here are five problems to avoi to improve chances of success

Many of Nvidia’s competitors also use Arm designs, and are sure to object to the deal