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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Microsemi will make a presentation for two new concepts for SPL-5 that improve system implementation flexibility and overall robustness for 24Gb/s<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">SAS Repeaters : Re-drivers, re-timers to improve reach for difficult channels.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Advanced FEC : Apply an additional FEC code that protects multiple frames to improve SAS-4 bit error recovery for better channel strength, reduced retry
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">I’ll be working on a few slides to present these ideas.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"> t10-bounces@t10.org [mailto:t10-bounces@t10.org]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Michael LoBue<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Monday, October 17, 2016 8:00 AM<br>
<b>To:</b> Ralph Weber &lt;T10@t10.org&gt;<br>
<b>Cc:</b> Rick Kutcipal &lt;rick.kutcipal@broadcom.com&gt;<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [T10] Call for Presentations on SPL-5 at November Meeting in Santa Rosa<br>
<b>Importance:</b> High<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">The SCSI Trade Association is pleased to announce an open forum to discuss SPL-5, Monday November 7th at 6:00pm at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, CA.&nbsp; The goal of this event is to have an open discussion on direction and focus
 for SPL-5.&nbsp; As we move into the next chapter of computing, trends in Storage Architectures and media will create specific challenges for the underlying infrastructure and the SAS protocol must be architected with these in mind.<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Formal presentations are welcome but not required, the majority of the event will be filled with open discussion. &nbsp;If you would like to make a presentation, please reply to Michael LoBue (<a href="mailto:lobue@scsita.org">lobue@scsita.org</a>).<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Join us for an interactive evening of discussion, casual food and drink will be provided.<o:p></o:p></p>
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