ULINK Supports SATA Revision 3.0 Test at SATA-IO IW #8

Santa Clara, CA April 12, 2010-ULINK Technology Inc., announced today that the company’s newly released software, DriveMaster 2010 Pro SATA (DM 2010), supports the Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) Specs 3.0 tests at SATA-IO Interoperability Workshop (IW) #8 held on April 12-15, 2010 in Milpitas, CA. In addition, ULINK also support the complete SATA digital and protocol tests at SATA Plugfest #13 at the same location. ULINK is an active SATA-IO contributor member working with the SATA-IO Workgroups to define the SATA specification and SATA Logo testing implementations.

DM 2010 is ULINK’s flagship product released to support new SATA Revision 3.0 features, such as 6Gb interface speed, and additional features defined in the TP documents. This software will be used at SATA IW to qualify 6Gb hosts and devices. ULINK has implemented tests required by SATA-IO Logo Workgroup for Device Digital Test, Port Multiplier (PM) Digital Test, and Host Digital Test. These tests are intended for validating hardware and software implementations of the SATA hosts and devices.

DM 2010 is built on Windows OS with friendly user interface. The latest DM 2010 release is fully compatible with Windows systems such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 with either 32-bit or 64-bit versions. (*note)

In addition to supporting the new features in the SATA Revision 3.0, DM 2010 also includes new features defined in the ATA ACS-2 specifications such as Trim and Sanitize commands for the SSD devices. With its rich features built in DM 2010, ULINK is closely working with Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Storage Workgroup’s Self Encrypted Drive (SED) testing. DM 2010 supports TCG Opal and Enterprise Storage Security Subsystem Class (SSC) specifications. This TCG test allows user to generate TCG test functions through SATA, SAS, and Fiber Channel interfaces. ULINK also provides test suites for the TCG tests.

”ULINK continues to support the SATA-IO Integrated List (IL) test. By working closely with SATA-IO Logo Workgroup, ULINK has created the Golden Test Suite to be used in the IW#8,” said Edwin Kuo, ULINK’s Marketing Director. Edwin added, ”With this DM 2010 specially designed for this SATA-IO IW, ULINK provides the most complete and comprehensive test suites for host digital and device digital tests. We believe this test suites will benefit the SATA industry by confirming the compatibility and guaranteeing the success of the SATA Revision 3.0 product releases.”

About ULINK Technology, Inc.

ULINK Technology Inc. (www.ulinktech.com) is a software/hardware technology company focused on storage related industry. ULINK has developed series of testing tools such as Drive Master 2010 Pro for SATA and SAS interface; in addition, ULINK also plays an active role as setting the Device Digital Test Scripts for SATA-IO which is the group responsible for developing, managing and driving adoption of the Serial ATA specifications. ULINK and Drive Master 2010 Pro are registered trademarks of ULINK Technology Inc. For more information, visit our website at www.ulinktech.com.

ULINK Technology, Inc.

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*Note: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 are register trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

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