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Phison may cut prices to ramp up SSD shipments

Jul 14, 14:22

NAND flash controller chipmaker Phison Electronics will exert all-out efforts, including price reductions, to ramp up its shipments of SSD devices in the third quarter of 2014, according...

Phison chairman Khein-Seng Pua

Phison Electronics to offer 28nm SSD controller chips at end of 2014

Jul 4, 12:09

In view of fast growing SSD demand, IC design house Phison Electronics will start producing its 28nm SSD controller chips at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) by the...

SSD suppliers set to engage in fierce price competition, say sources

Jun 19, 14:48

The SSD industry is heading for fierce price competition as major suppliers, including Micron Technology, Intel, Kingston Technology, SanDisk and Samsung Electronics, are gearing...

Digitimes Research: Global SSD sales to grow 60% in 2014

Jun 18, 15:41

Global SSD sales are expected to grow 60% on year in 2014 after nearly doubling a year earlier, buoyed by continually declining NAND flash prices, slimming-down of notebooks, and...

Micron, SK Hynix interested in investing in Taiwan SSD controller IC designers, say Taiwan makers

Jun 17, 14:13

In view of continued growth in global demand for SSDs, Micron Technology and SK Hynix are interested in investing in Taiwan-based SSD controller IC design houses including Silicon...

SanDisk aims to take top vendor ranking in SSD segment

Jun 5, 15:27

NAND flash solution vendor SanDisk aims to take the top vendor title in both the enterprise and client SSD sectors, according to company CEO Sanjay Mehrotra.

SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra

Apacer to ramp SSD sales to Europe

Mar 27, 14:32

Having posted record high revenues of NT$9.84 billion (US$322.15 million) in 2013, memory module maker Apacer Technology will aim to boost its sales of embedded, industrial, consumer...

SSD penetration rate bound to rise in 2014

Mar 26, 16:03

The recent roll-outs of new SSDs by Kingston Technology and Memoright will help ramp up the penetration rate of SSDs in the data storage device segment, according to industry sourc...

Micron introduces next-generation SSD

Mar 21, 15:19

Micron Technology has announced a new personal storage class solid state drive (SSD), the M550, which is designed to meet the increasingly demanding needs of high-performance computing,...

SSDs bracing for strong sales in 2014, says Transcend top executive

Mar 21, 12:13

SSD (solid state drive) sales are expected to enjoy strong growth in 2014 thanks to falling NAND flash prices, according to Peter Shu, chairman of memory module maker Transcend Inf...

PTI capacity for SSDs to grow robustly

Mar 4, 14:35

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) is looking to boost its overall output for SSD-use NAND flash memory to 150,000-200,000 units a month in May-June, up from the...

Phison to produce 28nm SSD controller chips at TSMC

Feb 20, 21:25

Phison Electronics will begin producing SSD controller chips using a 28nm process at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to...

Computer storage industry declines in 2013 despite robust growth of SSDs, says IHS

Feb 11, 14:54

A near-doubling of the market for solid-state drives was unable to help the computer-related storage industry in 2013, which slid 5% in shipments because of continuing contractions...

Toshiba launches new subsidiary after completing acquisition of OCZ assets

Jan 22, 11:51

Toshiba has finalized the purchase of all assets of OCZ Technology, making it a wholly-owned subsidiary. Effective immediately, the subsidiary will operate independently as OCZ Storage...

Toshiba to acquire assets of OCZ for US$35 million

Dec 4, 15:51

Toshiba has entered into an agreement with OCZ Technology to acquire substantially all of OCZ's SSD business, according to the Japan-based company. The transaction will be completed...

Western Digital pushing new hybrid drive technology to niche markets

Nov 25, 21:26

Western Digital has developed a new hybrid drive technology, integrating an 120GB solid state drive (SSD) and an 1TB hard disc drive (HDD) into a 2.5-inch hard drive. The company...

Focus on enterprise SSD: Q&A with OCZ CMO Alex Mei

Nov 14, 15:59

OCZ Technology shifted its corporate focus away from legacy DRAM memory modules in 2011, and has since built on its expertise in high-speed memory to become a leader in the design...

OCZ CMO Alex Mei

Western Digital expects new acquisition to benefit SSD business

Oct 25, 12:16

Western Digital has recently completed the acquisition of server flash memory maker Virident Systems, spending US$685 million. The acquisition is expected to help strengthen the hard...

Samsung intros 3D V-NAND SSD for enterprise applications

Aug 16, 15:49

Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

Samsung unveils first 3D V-NAND SSD

Silicon Motion unveils new SATA 6GB/s SSD controller chip

Aug 13, 22:19

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that it has begun sampling its SM2246EN ultra high-performance and low-power consumption SATA 3.1 (6Gb/s) SSD controller for clients. The chip...

Ultrabooks and tablets give SSD shipments a boost in 1Q13, says IHS

Aug 8, 11:39

The increased adoption of solid-state drives (SSD) among ultrabooks and other ultra-thin PCs, and tablets boosted significantly the overall SSD shipments in the first quarter, according...

Silicon Motion sees SSD and embedded controllers drive growth

Jul 30, 14:42

Silicon Motion Technology has announced net sales for the second quarter of 2013 increased 2% sequentially with net profits rising 53% on quarter. The company credited the growth...

SK Hynix in-house develops embedded NAND controllers

Jul 29, 20:46

While announcing its financial results for the second quarter of 2013, SK Hynix disclosed that the firm is looking to boost its competitiveness in the SSD field by releasing products...

Sales of slender HDD soar as PCs slim down, says IHS

Jul 19, 14:55

A new generation of thin hard disk drives (HDD) only 5mm and 7mm thick are expected to enjoy fast sales growth in coming years, as mobile computers including ultra-thin PCs and PC...

SanDisk optimistic about SSD market in 2H13

Jul 12, 10:32

SanDisk VP for Asia Pacific Gavin Wu has expressed optimism about demand for either standalone or embedded SSDs during the second half of 2013, citing growth in both the DIY and ultrabook...

SanDisk enhances SSD portfolio

Jun 5, 13:21

SanDisk has further enhanced its SSD product line for consumers and PC makers, and is looking to become one of the world's top-three SSD suppliers in 2014, according to Kevin Conley,...

Quanta Storage lands SSD orders from SanDisk, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 4, 12:00

Quanta Storage has obtained orders for SSDs (solid-state drives) from SanDisk, with shipments of 10 million units in 2013 to begin in June, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

InnoDisk, Aptos team up for industrial embedded use SSDs

May 31, 14:55

InnoDisk, which specializes in flash storage devices for industrial applications and embedded systems, has teamed up with backend service provider Aptos Technology to develop a new...

Mobile computing devices to spur SSD market growth, says LSI

May 31, 13:48

A fundamental shift from PC computing toward computing on mobile devices will create huge demand for related devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and data centers for cloud computing...

Thad Omura, VP of marketing for LSI flash components division

Computex 2013: Memory module firms to showcase new SSDs

May 24, 14:50

Taiwan-based memory module makers including Adada Technology, Transcend Information and InnoDisk all plan to showcase their latest SSD solutions for business or industrial applications...

Demand for SSDs in PCs to boom through 2017, says IHS

May 8, 16:01

Global shipments of solid state drives (SSD) in PCs are set to rise by a factor of seven by 2017, allowing them to claim more than one-third of the market for PC storage solutions...

Micron intros new PCIe SSD for data centers

May 3, 11:22

Micron Technology has announced a new PCIe enterprise solid state drive (SSD) which it claims will improve overall performance in enterprise servers, appliances and storage platfor...

Mobile devices, SSDs propelling NAND flash sales in 2013, says IC Insights

Apr 19, 12:29

Increasing HD video content, social networking, shared data via the cloud, low power consumption and instant-on features continue to drive growth of devices that use NAND flash memory...

Asustek to launch own-brand SSDs

Apr 19, 12:11

Asustek Computer will launch a new line of SSDs based on the PCI Express 2.0 interface and made from MLC flash supplied by Toshiba, in May 2013 under the ROG (Republic of Gamers)...

Intel to release new SSDs for enterprise and datacenter applications

Mar 25, 16:10

Intel is set to release several new solid state drive (SSD) products in April or May with competitive prices and performances, and with the price cuts of its previous-generation products,...

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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Toshiba HK3R SSD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications with SATA interface. The new "HK3R series" will...

    Photo: Company, Dec 13.

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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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    Samsung PCIe SSD for ultra-slim notebooks

    Samsung Electronics has started to mass produce PCI-Express (PCIe) solid state drives (SSD) for ultra-slim notebooks. The new Samsung SSDs are shipped to major notebook makers starting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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    Micron P410m SSD

    Micron Technology has announced a new SAS solid state drive (SSD) targeted at data center appliances and enterprise platforms. Micron's P410m SSD is a 2.5-inch SAS eMLC drive and...

    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

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