Western Digital to Acquire Tegile Systems

Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) and Tegile Systems (“Tegile”) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Tegile, a leading provider of flash and persistent-memory storage solutions for enterprise data center applications, will be acquired by Western Digital. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The acquisition is expected to…

JEDEC Updates Flash Storage Standards

JEDEC® Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in the development of standards for the microelectronics industry, today announced the publication of several key updates to the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) family of standards. These include JESD220C UFS version 2.1, JESD223C UFSHCI version 2.1, JESD220-1A UFS UME version 1.1 and JESD223-1A UFSHCI UME version 1.1.…

SanDisk Spins out NexGen Storage

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that it has completed the spin-out of the company’s ioContro solutions business. The ioControl solutions business, which was acquired by SanDisk as part of the acquisition of Fusion-io earlier this year, develops hybrid storage appliances that combine PCIe flash storage with traditional hard…

SanDisk Acquires Fusion-io

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Fusion-io, a leading developer of flash-based PCIe hardware and software solutions that enhance application performance in enterprise and hyperscale datacenters. “I am delighted to welcome the employees of Fusion-io to SanDisk. The tremendous engineering…