Back in June for more standardized adoption. The "SSD Form Factor Working Group," made up of Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, IBM, and Intel, is looking to make utilizing high-performance storage easier and more cost effective. Areas the group focuses on improving include connectors compatible with SAS/SATA 3.0 and PCIe 3, a 2.5 inch form factor to ensure enclosure flexibility, increased power envelope to support higher drive performance, and hot-plug capability for easier servicing.