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SanDisk Strengthens Focus on SSD Business

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SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today announced new products, a new distribution channel and a key notebook design win, all aimed at delivering the benefits of advanced SanDisk solid state drive (SSD) technology to a greater number of customers.

"With today's announcements, it's clear SanDisk is going all out in its commitment to delivering industry-leading SSD technology to our customers," said Kevin Conley, senior vice president and general manager, client storage solutions. "SanDisk now offers the broadest SSD lineup in the industry, with a full portfolio of products for consumers, OEMs and enterprises. We're also broadening our reach with a new distribution channel and continuing to see strong customer acceptance with our latest design win in the ASUS Transformer Book."

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Isn't the market getting a bit crowded with plenty of SSDs so that price-fighting is the only thing left that the various brands can do?
 

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Isn't the market getting a bit crowded with plenty of SSDs so that price-fighting is the only thing left that the various brands can do?
youre missing the point... Price fighting = win for the consumer.
 
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I see that ALL SSDs for consumers are capped at 530~540MB/s ... Still all are very pricey, specially from 256GB or more...
 
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Yes, but it will be a huge risk for companies as well. Jobs are at stake.
that business for you. Jobs are always at stake it doesnt matter how you look at it.

Look at the price of RAM for instance, manufacturers are complaining that the price is too low yet they are still producing them for the same price which keeps them that low. apart from OCZ that pulled out of the memory market years and years ago every major player is still there and they still complain.

SSD wise then only company that i would say are having difficulties are OCZ and nobody really cares if they go under.

running a business is always risky business and its even more risky when you cater for/towards the enthusiast market which makes up such a small percentage but thats business. If you have a decent product, it will sell loads