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Taiwan server firms shift into spotlight

Mar 25, 12:16

Demand growth in the global PC market continues to slow down but the server market has been maintaining steady growth. International chipmakers have noted that the server market will...

DRAM modules replacing portions of SSD demand, say Taiwan makers

Mar 4, 15:59

Some memory controller IC design houses have adopted DRAM modules as solutions to replace SSDs used in cloud computing systems, financial applications, medical services, and online...

Demand for NAND flash controller market diminishing, says Phison chairman

Mar 1, 11:25

Demand for flash-based microSD cards will drop significantly as feature phones are gradually losing ground to smartphones, which will result in a dwindling NAND flash memory controller...

Micron intros SAS solid state drive

Feb 27, 10:44

Micron Technology has announced another addition to its growing lineup of solid state drives (SSDs) targeted at data center appliances and enterprise storage platforms. The new Micron...

Global 2012 NAND flash market contracts as ultrabooks disappoint, says IHS

Feb 6, 12:37

Global NAND flash memory market revenues fell 7% in 2012 as disappointing ultrabook sales negated the impact of surging demand from Apple for its iPhone line, according to IHS iSup...

Lite-On Technology to take over Lite-On IT

Jan 31, 11:22

Taiwan-based EMS provider Lite-On Technology has announced plans to increase its stake in Lite-On IT, a Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) and SSD (solid-state drive) maker, from...

Micron intros high-endurance MLC SSD for data center storage

Jan 23, 14:25

Micron Technology has announced its next-generation solid state drive (SSD) for data center servers, appliances and storage platforms.

Lite-On IT December revenues drop

Jan 9, 10:59

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.38 billion (US$116 million) for December, slipping 6.6% on month and 16.5% on year...

Marvell invests in SSD maker Memoright

Jan 2, 11:46

US-based Marvell Technology has invested in Taiwan-based SSD (solid-state drive) maker Memoright to form a strategic alliance for combining its SSD controller ICs and Memoright's...

SSD penetration in ultrabooks to soar in 2013, says LSI executive

Dec 13, 14:59

The penetration of solid-state drives (SSD) in ultrabooks is set to climb dramatically in 2013, according to Philip Brace, executive VP of LSI's newly-formed storage solutions grou...

Philip Brace, LSI executive VP for storage solutions, optimistic about SSD penetration in ultrabooks

SSD maker CoreSolid Storage ceases operations

Dec 5, 22:04

CoreSolid Storage, a SSD joint venture between TDK and Power Quotient International (PQI), has suspended its operations due largely to fierce competition in the industrial-specific...

Lite-On IT pushes for 3.5-4 million SSD shipments in 2013

Dec 5, 21:22

Optical disc drive maker (ODD) Lite-On IT has been aggressively expanding its solid state drive (SSD) business and expects its annual capacity for 2013 to reach 3.5-4 million units,...

Phison secures SSD orders for ultrabooks

Dec 3, 21:46

Phison Electronics' solid-state drive (SSD) products reportedly have attracted orders from Acer and Asustek Computer, with shipments kicking off recently.

Memory module firms move forward with diversification, says Kingmax Digital

Nov 16, 10:29

Competition has become more intense in the memory module business, encouraging companies to diversify their product offerings, according to Joe Liu, chairman for Kingmax Digital....

PMC to offer highest port count PCIe Gen3 RAID adapters

Nov 2, 13:52

PMC recently introduced its PCIe Gen3 high port-count 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters. The Adaptec Series 7 family represents the first RAID adapters to take full advantage of PCIe Gen3...

Coping with the shrinking ODD business: Q&A with Lite-On IT CEO Danny Liao

Oct 22, 14:53

As the proportion of notebooks equipped with slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs) is on the decline and use of cloud computing-based storage is on the rise, the optical disc storage...

Lite-On IT CEO Danny Liao

Ultrabooks spur massive growth in motion sensor sales, says IHS

Sep 28, 11:04

Intel's initiative to promote new features like indoor navigation and augmented reality in ultrabooks will spur dramatic growth in the sales of motion sensors for the next-generation...

SSD demand disappoints thus far in 2012

Sep 18, 14:54

Demand for both integrated solid-state drives (SSD) and standalone ones has been a disappointment thus far in the second half of 2012, according to industry observers. Neither ultrabook...

SSD market to boom in 2013

Adata posts 15% sales drop in August

Sep 7, 01:40

Adata Technology has reported an about 15% sequential decrease in revenues for August 2012. The memory module maker revealed that sales of its standard module products declined substantially,...

JMicron uses TSMC 55nm process to make SATA 6G/s SSD controller ICs

Aug 22, 01:00

JMicron Technology will adopt Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 55nm process for the production of its JMF667 controller ICs for SATA 6G/s SSDs, becoming the first...

Intel pushes SSD business into the enterprise market

Aug 9, 01:00

Intel, seeing cloud computing demand continuing to heat up, is accelerating its solid state drive (SSD) development targeting datacenter applications, and has also developed High...

Lite-On IT to strive for flat performance in 3Q12

Aug 7, 01:25

As the traditional peak season effect in the PC industry may not appear in the third quarter of 2012, optical disc drive (ODD) makers such as Lite-On IT are now turning conservative...

Intel to develop new SSD specs for ultrabooks

Aug 3, 15:29

Intel is looking to unify specifications for mSATA SSDs targeted at ultrabook applications, and is seeking cooperation with PC vendors and NAND flash companies. Details regarding...

Apacer, Memoright to showcase military-grade SSDs at AUVSI 2012

Aug 3, 14:43

Apacer Technology and Memoright will participate at the 2012 AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) show which will be held in Las Vegas from August 7-9, showcasing...

NAND flash prices begin bouncing back

Aug 1, 14:12

Toshiba's recent move to scale down its output for NAND flash chips has pushed up contract prices for the memory recently, despite that demand remains sluggish, according to industry...

HDDs still dominance in notebook market, IHS says

Jul 23, 10:51

Despite sluggish sales, conventional notebooks equipped with hard disk drives (HDD) as their main storage medium are unlikely to have their market share threatened in the near term...

Micron enters mass production of 45nm phase change memory

Jul 18, 11:08

Micron Technology has announced high volume availability of its 45nm phase change memory (PCM) for mobile devices featuring 1-gigabit (Gb) PCM plus 512-megabit (Mb) LPDDR2 in a multichip...

Lite-On IT sees drop in June revenues; conservative about 2H12

Jul 10, 02:00

Lite-On IT has announced revenues of NT$4.74 billion (US$158.12 million) for June, down 5.3% on year with revenues for the first half of 2012 reached NT$26.31 billion, down 11.5%...

Lite-On concerns about 2H12 performance

SSDs may replace HDDs to become mainstream storage in 3-5 years

Jul 6, 14:51

The large earthquake in northeastern Japan in March 2011 and flooding in Thailand in October 2011 resulted in short supply of hard disk drives (HDDs) and therefore pushed up prices...

Mixed storage solutions key to popularity of ultrabook PCs, says HGST executive

Jul 5, 12:56

The sales performance for first-generation Ultrabook PCs equipped with SSDs (solid-state drives) has fallen short of expectations because of high sales prices due to high costs of...

SSD developers gearing up for ultrabook demand

Jun 28, 01:05

Developers of solid-state drives (SSD) and related components including Lite-On IT, LSI (formerly SandForce), Marvell, Phison Electronics and SanDisk are all gearing up to fulfill...

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SK Hynix to buy US chip-controller developer

Jun 20, 13:46

SK Hynix today (June 20) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based Link_A_Media Devices (LAMD), a developer of memory-chip controllers.

Cache is king in solid state drive market, says IHS

Jun 15, 10:14

Hybrid hard disk drives (HDD) containing a built-in layer of NAND flash memory may offer the advantage of consolidated storage for increasingly popular ultrabooks, but cache solid...

Lite-On IT expects 5-10% sequential growth in 3Q12 revenues

Jun 13, 14:12

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has forecast its consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2012 will increase by 5-10% sequentially.

SanDisk SSD adopted by Fujitsu, Lenovo

Jun 7, 11:19

SanDisk's mSATA SSD devices have been adopted by Fujitsu for its recently-announced ultrabooks, and Lenovo for the ThinkPad Edge-series notebooks, according to the flash memory ven...

Dan Inbar, senior VP and GM of SanDisk's OEM business unit
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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...

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