Friday, March 24th, 2017

Flash Memory Summit, August 2016 – The process of consumerization of flash memory started around 2004. This year NAND prices drop below DRAM prices for the first time at the same density. Panasonic and Sanyo launched the first flash-based camcorders. SanDisk inaugurated Flash Sansa MP3 players. In 2005 NAND revenue exceeded $10 billion when Apple [...]

Flash Memory Summit, August 2016 – Flash memory is the enabling technology for most of the mobile devices today. It allows for very high capacities of storage for things like music, voice, photos and videos to be stored for long periods of time, without needing power to store the information when it is not being [...]

 August 1, 2012, Newark, CA—We talked with John Scaramuzzo from Smart Storage Systems. This is a spin out from the Smart Modular company and is focused on the use of MLC NAND flash in enterprise-level SSDs. The change from Smart Modular, which is now focused on memory arrays based on DRAM and embedded memories, to [...]

 August 10, 2011 – San Jose, CA – San Disk took some time to overview their product growth strategies for the flash marketplace. The two major areas of growth are with embedded flash and SSDs. We had a chance to discuss the Embedded Flash marketplace with Gadi Ben-Gad of SanDisk for memory that is used [...]