Ultrabook sales are expected to grow 92% by 2017, which has OEMs all over the place scrambling for ways to make theirs better, and has the hardware manufacturers finding more and more ways to make ultrabooks better. One of the newest ways that ultrabook hardware has been improved comes from a recent announcement from LSI, who recently purchased SandForce. Announced by LSI was a new SSD controller designed specifically for ultrabooks. It lowers the power requirements for the SSD, making the battery of any ultrabook the controller is in even longer. It also makes boot and wake times faster, which is a main selling point of ultrabooks.
Thad Omura, who is the Vice President of Marketing for LSI's Flash Components Division, said,
Read the full announcement here. The controllers announced are the SF-2141, SF-2241 and SF-2281, and their benefits to ultrabooks are below: