The SATA and SAS protocols were designed in an era where hard disk drives were the dominate technology that data was stored on. Now we live in an era of flash storage and soon non-volatile RAM storage. We need a new protocol designed specifically for memory based storage and NVMe seems to be the answer. But NVMe is more than just a protocol used for server attached flash devices, it can also be used to create a shared storage network that leverage existing fibre channel and Ethernet networks. In this ChalkTalk Video StorageSwiss and Mangstor discuss what is NVMe and NVMe over Fabrics.