Breaking News
News & Analysis

Flash Shortages Drive SSD Shifts

LSI's loss is Samsung's gain
11/26/2013 06:00 AM EST
13 comments
NO RATINGS
1 saves
Page 1 / 2 Next >
More Related Links
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
RGARVIN640
User Rank
Manager
Conflicting news
RGARVIN640   11/27/2013 12:30:19 PM
NO RATINGS
 Just a few weeks ago there was a news story that said that DRAM and FLASH pricing was in decline due to over supply, as the result of slower than anticipated sales of phones/PC's/Tablets. So, what is the true state of supply for Flash/Dram??

LarryM99
User Rank
CEO
Market still in transition
LarryM99   11/27/2013 12:21:51 PM
NO RATINGS
To me it looks like it is still too early to call a winner in this market. It is very tempting to draw a straight line in terms of SSD's replacing traditional spinning mass storage, but there are architectural shifts still happening in the computing market. At a minimum I can see solid state devices moving off of SATA and other traditional interfaces and onto ones that better support them. I also expect even more integration of PC components rather than the traditional mix-and-match component architecture we have had for so long. In that situation it's hard to tell who might come out on top.

RGRU
User Rank
Manager
survivors
RGRU   11/26/2013 4:01:28 PM
Calling OCZ a "strong survivor" damages the credibility of this commentary in all other respects.  It is very questionable whether they remain solvent.

<<   <   Page 2 / 2
Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
EE Times editor Junko Yoshida grills two executives --Rick Walker, senior product marketing manager for IoT and home automation for CSR, and Jim Reich, CTO and co-founder at Palatehome.
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed