Open Fabrics Alliance NVM Express Window driver 1.4 Released December 8, 2014


NVM Express in is pleased to announce the 1.4 release of the open source Open Fabrics Alliance (OFA) NVM Express Windows driver. This release is a result of an excellent collaboration between the NVM Express communities.

The following features have been added to this release:

  • Pass Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) and WHQL
  • Hot plug / swap support • Migrate to VS 2013/WDK 8.1
  • WPP Tracing / WMI processing support • Format NVM enhancement
  • Bus reset enhancement
  • Several bug fixes

The 1.4 release package may be downloaded at

You can participate in the development of the OFA NVM Express Windows driver by joining the mailing list at To subscribe to the OFA NVM Express Windows driver mailing list, please visit

Thanks to Intel, Seagate, HGST, Samsung, PMC-Sierra and others who contribute to the successful 1.4 release. Looking forward to working with you all again on future releases.

Kwok Kong, PCM