Five months ago, Western Digital completed its acquisition of SSD and NAND flash manufacturer SanDisk, adding consumer SSDs and more enterprise SSDs to their existing portfolio of hard drives and HGST enterprise SSDs. WD is now introducing two families of WD-branded consumer SSDs, each derived from existing SanDisk product lines.
The WD Blue SSD is based on the SanDisk X400 SATA SSD with minimal hardware changes but has modified firmware and different usable capacities.
Last week, ADATA announced its new inexpensive lineup of SATA SSDs: the new Premier SP580 drives use Marvell’s 'Artemis' controller aimed at value storage, as well as TLC NAND flash from SanDisk. The new ADATA Premier SP580 family c...
Flash memory giant SanDisk has announced it has entered a “definitive agreement” to acquire Smart Storage Systems, a company specializing in enterprise-grade solid-state drives (SSDs). Founded in 1988, SanDisk is... Keep reading ?
Western Digital gets back into the SSD market with another Blue series product. The new Blue SSD has SanDisk’s DNA, and it should be more competitive than the Silicon Edge from 2010.
Western Digital has gone both blue and green. The maker of hard drives and storage devices has a new line of high-capacity solid state drives (SSDs) that emphasize either the high-performance or the “green” nature of the sustainable...