ASTC Overview


ASTC is a forum for collaborative joint R&D efforts among storage industry participants, customers, suppliers, universities and laboratories with a goal to shorten the time from invention to productization.

ASTC Goals

  • Accelerate the pace of technology innovation to shorten the time from invention to productization by,
    • Sponsoring and guiding of university research projects
    • Addressing key, less understood aspects of a given technology with a more fundamentally scientific focus
    • Helping align the storage supply chain for maximum efficiency
  • Provide a realistic roadmap to guide technology investments and help focus resources.

Member Companies

  • Seagate
  • Western Digital