Bothell, WA, – February 1, 2011 – Datalight announced today that it has joined JEDEC, the semiconductor industry’s top engineering trade organization and standardization body. The organization brings together a wide range of companies worldwide, including key technical experts from most device, assembly, system and testing companies, which enables JEDEC to set widely adopted standards for product interoperability. As a maker of high-performance file systems and flash memory management software, Datalight offers a perspective unique among JEDEC members.

"JEDEC is delighted to welcome Datalight as a new member for 2011," said John Kelly, JEDEC President.  "Their role as a connector between the hardware and software layers in system designs brings valuable expertise to JEDEC standards development."

 JEDEC’s over 300 manufacturers and suppliers participate in more than 50 committees and subcommittees, with the mission to create standards to meet the diverse technical and developmental needs of the industry. JEDEC publications and standards are accepted throughout the world, and are free and open to all, benefitting the industry and ultimately consumers by decreasing time-to-market and reducing product development costs.

“We are honored to serve as JEDEC members,” said Datalight CEO Roy Sherrill. “Membership in JEDEC will allow Datalight to support emerging technologies sooner while continuing to provide software that offers the broadest hardware support in the industry.”

Reliance Nitro file system and FlashFX Tera flash media manager comprise the Datalight flash file system solution. Reliance Nitro was designed from the ground up for high performance applications. Dynamic Transaction Point™ technology provides 100% immunity from file corruption, even after unexpected system interruption. Embedded applications can benefit from faster boot times that remain consistent for the life of the product, regardless of disk size. FlashFX™ Tera features pre-written support for over 300 flash parts, including MLC, works with virtually any NAND controller, and features wear leveling, bad block management, and background compaction for unrivaled performance. Datalight flash file system products are also available on Linux and other operating systems.


About Datalight

Datalight, Inc. headquartered just north of Seattle, Wash., develops technologies to enable risk-free mobile data. Datalight file system and device driver software ensures reliability, performance and flexibility, and is used worldwide on many of today’s most well-known devices.  For more information, visit, call 800.221.6630 or visit blog at



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