Kingston Digital, Inc. is the flash memory affiliate of
Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world's largest independent manufacturer
of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain
Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit kingston.com
- editor mentions on StorageSearch.com and
Kingston's SSD page
- editor's comments:- September 2015 - Kingston markets me-too
SSDs in a range of form factors for the consumer and enterprise markets using
controllers from a variety of sources including
newer SSDs include PCIe
SSDs in M.2 (HyperX Predator ) and
standard form factors
Earlier this year (in May 2015) Kingston was named as one the
seed investors in a new
stealth mode SSD company - called
Kingston's first mention in
StorageSearch.com's SSD news
pages was in February 2007 - when - under the headline
Lukewarm about SSD Market" - we learned that Kingston didn't want to
be in the SSD market at all - as they said the SSD market was too small.
that initial hesitation - 2 years later - Kingston had entered the SSD market -
as it was listed on our
companies list which numbered 99 companies in February 2009 - as
you can see by clicking on the link to that archived page.
2009 - Kingston announced it will sell rebranded high speed SSDs supplied by
Intel as Kingston's
SSDNow E Series.
In July 2010 -
marketers launched a
competition to learn how users might really benefit from using their SSDs.
It involved uploading a video with the theme "How Can a Kingston®
SSDNow Drive Change Your Life?". 1st prize was $7,500.
in the SSD Market have varies considerably - but compared to some of the
silly examples seen in the
consumer SSD market
- that wasn't the worst.
In June 2011 -
Driven SSDs group - bringing the membership (at that time) upto 30 companies.
|Kingston toughens up USB
assets with IronKey|
|editor:- February 8, 2016 - Kingston today
it has acquired the USB technology and assets of IronKey from Imation. |