Profile: SanDisk Corp (SNDK.O)
5 Feb 2016
SanDisk Corporation, incorporated on June 1, 1988, provides flash storage solutions. The Company designs, develops and manufactures data storage solutions in a variety of form factors using flash memory, controller, firmware and software technologies. The Company’s products include flash storage solutions for enterprise data centers and client computing platforms, as well as removable and embedded flash products for mobile devices, cameras, automotive, connected home electronics and other applications. The Company’s solutions include a range of solid state drives (SSD), embedded products, removable cards, universal serial bus (USB), drives, wireless media drives, digital media players, and wafers and components. Its SSD products are used in both enterprise data centers and client computing platforms. It also offers software solutions, which are used in conjunction with flash storage products.
The Company’s removable cards are used in a variety of applications and consumer devices. Its CompactFlash and Secure Digital (SD), removable cards are used in digital cameras and camcorders. The Company’s ultra-small microSD removable cards are used in mobile products, such as smartphones, tablets and e-Readers. It offers removable cards through its SanDisk Ultra, SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Extreme PRO product lines.
The Company’s embedded products are used for embedded storage for mobile phones, tablets, notebooks and other portable and wearable devices, as well as in automotive and connected home applications. Its embedded products include iNAND embedded flash product line, its multi-chip packages (MCP iNAND) solutions, which combine NAND and mobile dynamic random-access memory (DRAM), in an integrated package, and custom embedded solutions. The Company’s iNAND solutions are offered through SanDisk Standard, SanDisk Ultra and SanDisk Extreme brand names.
Client Solid State Drives
The Company offer SSDs for client computing applications, which encompass desktop computers, notebook computers, tablets and other computing devices. Its client SSDs are offered through SanDisk, SanDisk Ultra, SanDisk Ultra Plus and SanDisk Extreme PRO names.
Enterprise Solid State Drives
The Company’s enterprise SSDs are used in data storage applications. Its enterprise SSD solutions encompass all the storage interface protocols, including Serial Attached SCSI (SAS), Serial ATA (SATA) and Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe). Its enterprise SSD brand names include Lightning, Optimus, CloudSpeed and Fusion ioMemory.
USB Flash Drives
The Company’s USB flash drives provide the user to carry files and application software in a portable format. Its USB flash drives are used in the computing and consumer markets. The USB flash drives are marketed to the corporate user and are used to support secure, authorized access to corporate information.
Digital Media Players and Wireless Drives
The Company’s Sansa is the branded line of flash-based digital media players, and SanDisk Connect is the branded line of wireless media and flash drive products. The Sansa’s line of products includes features, such as frequency modulation (FM) radio, voice recording and support for a variety of audio and video formats. The Company's Connect line of products allows wireless streaming of movies, photos, music and documents on tablets, smartphones and computers.
Wafers and Components
The Company sells memory wafers and memory components. It provides these components to the customers who package the memory under their own brands or embed the memory in other products.
The Company competes with Hynix, Intel, Micron Technology, Inc., Samsung, Toshiba, Kingston Technology Company, Inc., PNY Technologies, Inc., Sony, Transcend Information, Inc., Verbatim Americas, LLC, Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions Corporation, Apple, Coby Electronics Corporation, Digital Products International, Inc., Koninklijke Philips N.V., Mach Speed Technologies, LLC, ADATA Technology Co., Ltd., Seagate Technology plc and Western Digital Corporation.
951 SanDisk Drive
MILPITAS CA 95035