In another move to build up an ecosystem around new technologies, Intel has formed the Storage Builders program, patterned after the Network Builders community that it created several years ago in the communications market. Thursday's event included the first Storage Builders meeting.
The program is designed to facilitate sharing of technology like NVMe so more storage products can work with each other. End customers value that interoperability, especially in the Web-scale world, where the big players refuse to be locked into a specific vendor's technology, Myers said.
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