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Western Digital To Acquire SanDisk in $19 Billion Deal

Western Digital Corporation and SanDisk Corporation have announced that they have reached a definitive agreement that will see Western Digital acquire all of SanDisk’s outstanding shares for a combination of stock and cash. This offer places a value of $86.50 on each share of SanDisk common stock, resulting in a total equity valuation of approximately $19 billion (based on a …

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HP and SanDisk Join The Storage Class Memory Parade With Their Own “1000 Times Faster Than Existing Flash” Technology

HP and SanDisk are announcing a collaborative effort to bring their own new storage technology to market that is “1000 times faster than existing flash”. This new technology is being referred to as “Storage Class Memory” (SCM), and this latest version apparently will combine HP’s Memristor technology with SanDisk’s non-volatile ReRAM memory technology to produce a “universal memory” that can be …

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PMC Demos New Flashtec NVMe Controllers and NVMe over RDMA – Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

This year at FMS we are not only seeing much more innovation in end storage products themselves, but the entire storage ecosystem as well. Over at the PMC booth there are multiple demos showing how they aim to address the oncoming migration to PCIe in enterprise storage. Through the use of their second generation Flashtec NVMe2016 and NVMe2032 controllers, SSDs …

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Intel and Micron Produce 3D XPoint Memory – 1,000 Times Faster Than NAND

Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc., are announcing the first new memory category since NAND flash was introduced in 1989, revealing their 3D XPoint technology.  This major breakthrough in memory process technology enables non-volatile memory speeds of up to 1,000 times faster than NAND! Digital data services and connected device growth continues to explode, creating ever-more-massive new data amounts.  This …

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KingSpec SATA M.2 NGFF Ultrabook SSD Review (128GB)

Only a few hours before we hit the hustle and bustle of the 2014 Consumer Electronic Show and our friends at KingSpec threw in a loop with the ok to go ahead and post our review on their newest M.2 ultrabook  SSD.  Add to that the fact that I am writing this at 6:30 am and a Northern Canadian snow …

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