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Transcend Information looks to SSD market potential in 2012

Jan 11, 01:10

Transcend Information has shifted its focus from DRAM to NAND flash and, in view of growing demand for consumer SSDs due to increasing sales of ultrabooks and mature technological...

Ultrabook, SATA3 to buoy SSD demand, says Transcend chairman

Jan 6, 01:10

The growing market for ultrabooks is expected to a catalyst that accelerates demand for embedded SSDs in 2012, according to Peter Shu, chairman for dedicated memory module maker Transcend...

NAND flash consumption in handsets rising

Jan 3, 16:09

Mobile handsets will consume as high as 50% of the total supply of NAND flash memory in the first quarter of 2012, buoyed by demand from smartphones, according to DRAMeXchange.

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High-capacity flash supply to run tight in 2012

Dec 29, 12:31

Sources at memory makers expect demand for high-capacity NAND flash memory to outstrip supply in 2012 due to strong demand for SSD and embedded storage applications. However, oversupply...

Western Digital to set up SSD R&D center in Taiwan

Dec 8, 01:40

Western Digital is set to establish an R&D center in Hsinchu, Taiwan, focusing on solid state drives (SSD) and will recruit about 50 engineers from Taiwan, according to the com...

Michael Hajeck, Western Digital senior vice president and general manager of SSD business unit

Adata reports strong SSD sales on demand for tablets, ultrabooks

Dec 6, 11:39

Memory module firm Adata Technology saw sales of its SSD product line continue to stay at high levels in November thanks to rising demand for tablet PCs and an influx of short lead-time...

NAND contract prices continue to fall

Dec 2, 01:00

NAND flash contract prices have continued their downward trend for the second half of November, data gathered by DRAMeXchange show. Short lead-time orders for SSDs emerged to stimulate...

Lower NAND prices to drive adoption of SSDs in 2H12, says Kingston

Nov 25, 11:12

With NAND flash prices reaching the sweet spot, solid-state drives (SSDs) are expected to see adoption expand substantially in the second half of 2012, according to a Kingston Technology...

Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director of Kingston APAC

Second wave of ultrabook launches to take place at CES 2012

Nov 22, 01:35

Notebook brand vendors that have not yet released ultrabooks but plan to do so soon, such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Dell, as well as players that have already...

Lite-On IT lands SSD orders from Toshiba, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 21, 10:12

Lite-On IT started volume production of SSDs in the first quarter of 2011 and has obtained ODM orders for several hundred thousand units from Toshiba and begun shipments, according...

IC material distributor Niching sees October sales rebound

Nov 15, 10:26

Niching Industrial saw its monthly revenues rebound to hit a record NT$156 million (US$5.17 million) in October 2011, thanks to a pick-up in orders for memory products, according...

Adata expands non-DRAM sales

Nov 7, 11:56

Memory module maker Adata Technology saw its DRAM products account for about 32% of the overall revenues it posted in October 2011, while sales of its solid-state drives and external...

Silicon Motion raises revenue forecast

Nov 3, 01:00

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology has reported record revenues for the third quarter of 2011, while raising its revenue growth forecast for the full year for...

PTI grabs orders from Micron and SanDisk, says report

Newswatch - Nov 2, 16:32

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) reportedly has landed orders for NAND flash memory from Micron Technology and SanDisk, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Toshiba, Kingston place SSD controller orders with Taiwan makers

Nov 2, 16:18

Toshiba has placed controller orders for industrial solid-state drives (SSD) targeting the entry-level market segment with Phison Electronics and InnoDisk, according to industry so...

Firms raise external HDD prices

Oct 26, 15:17

Companies have recently raised prices for their external hard drives by 10-20%, amid speculation that recent flooding in Thailand might cause tight supply for HDDs and related components,...

Lite-On IT achieves new historical high in 3Q11 revenues

Oct 25, 01:20

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has announced consolidated revenues of NT$17.65 billion (US$585.02 million) for the third quarter, a new historical high and...

CoreSolid Storage launches mini-SATA SSD for embedded systems

Oct 24, 13:13

CoreSolid Storage (CSS) has introduced a mini-SATA SSD series, dubbed HSV72, for embedded systems. The product uses single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash.

Adata intros eMMC solution for SFF systems

Oct 21, 11:05

Memory module firm Adata Technology has announced the official launch of its new embedded MMC (eMMC) product line targeting small-form-factor systems, such as smartphones and tablet...

Suppliers have mixed feelings about SSD adoption in ultrabooks

Oct 21, 01:20

With ultrabooks expected to create new demand for solid-state drives, suppliers of SSDs actually have mixed feelings about the impact on their businesses, according to industry sou...

Asustek Zenbook

Ultrabook players to adopt hybrid HDD to save cost

Oct 18, 01:10

Hybrid hard disc drives (HDD) have recently become a popular choice among notebook brand vendors for their ultrabook models, according to sources from ultrabook players.

Market for hard drives and other storage devices expands despite challenges, says IHS iSuppli

Oct 13, 14:21

Shipments of storage devices for computers rose across the board during the second quarter, resulting from the March earthquake in Japan after panicked manufacturers strove to replenish...

Asustek launches Zenbook series ultrabooks

Oct 13, 01:30

Asustek Computer has unveiled its Zenbook series ultrabooks saying it is confident it has the closest performance/price ratio compared to Apple's MacBook Air.

Asustek Zenbook series ultrabook

Adata September revenues up 6%

Oct 6, 14:08

Memory module firm Adata Technology has announced revenues of NT$2.61 billion (US$85 million) for September 2011, up 6% on month. Revenues amounted to NT$7.23 billion for the third...

Adata SSD

Transcend showcases products at Global Gaming Expo

Oct 5, 16:32

Taiwan-based memory module maker Transcend Information is exhibiting its products used in industrial control, including SSDs, memory modules and ruggedized memory cards, at the 2011...

Transcend

InnoDisk, Memoright gearing up for niche-market MLC SSDs

Oct 4, 11:14

InnoDisk and Memoright have recently rolled out their new MLC-based SSDs targeted specifically at niche market segments such as industrial, military and aerospace applications, which...

Adata looks to double-digit revenue growth in 4Q11

Oct 3, 13:25

Memory module firm Adata Technology expects its revenues to grow by a double-digit rate sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2011, buoyed by rising sales of products used in non-conventional...

Adata chairman Simon Chen

Intel downstream partners request CPU price drop

Sep 20, 01:10

Executives from Intel's PC partners - Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin and Compal Electronics president Ray Chen both have invoked Intel to help drop the Ultrabook price to below US$1,000...

Micron enhances enterprise SSD portfolio with entry-level solution

Sep 16, 11:50

Micron Technology has introduced a new solid-state drive (SSD), providing enterprise customers with a compelling price-to-performance NAND flash memory storage option. This new drive...

OCZ Indilinx Everest SSD shipping in LG ultra-thin notebooks

Sep 14, 15:26

OCZ Technology has announced that its Indilinx SSDs featuring the Everest-series SATA3 (6Gbps) platform are shipping in LG Electronics' ultra-thin notebooks.

Ultrabooks expected to drive SSD demand

Sep 8, 16:04

Ultrabooks, which will hit store shelves starting September, are expected to spur a wave of demand for solid-state drives, according to industry observers.

NAND flash contract prices stabilize in 2H August

Sep 5, 11:17

Contract prices for MLC NAND flash memories all stopped falling in late August, according to DRAMeXchange. Average prices for 16Gb and 32Gb MLC NAND chips saw sequential growth of...

Samsung announces 512GB SSD with SATA 3.0 interface

Aug 12, 10:29

Samsung Electronics has announced volume production of SSDs that support the SATA 3.0 interface with data transmissions at 6Gb/s. The new PM830 SSDs are available at up to 512GB de...

Samsung PM830 SSD

Memoright talks about application-specific SSD

Aug 4, 16:55

Digitimes recently had a chance to talk to Eric Kao, chairman and CEO for Memoright, about the growing market for application-specific solid state drives (SSDs) and Memoright's...

Memoright Chairman Eric Kao

SSD and embedded flash controllers buoy Silicon Motion 2Q11 revenues

Aug 1, 13:45

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology has announced net sales of US$50.5 million for the second quarter of 2011, an increase of 56% from the same period in 2010...

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    Samsung 850 EVO

    Samsung Electronics has launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung's 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 16.

  • Samsung+1TB+mSATA+SSD

    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.

  • Toshiba+HK3R+SSD

    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.

  • Samsung+3D+V%2DNAND+SSD

    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.

  • Samsung+PCIe+SSD+for+ultra%2Dslim+notebooks

    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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