M-Systems - (circa 2006)
M-Systems (Nasdaq: FLSH) is a leader and innovator of
flash-based data storage products known as flash disks. M-Systems' flash disks
provide the functionality of a mechanical hard drive in a silicon chip.
M-Systems' products are based on its patented TrueFFS® technology and target
applications in a vast array of markets, including connected devices, mobile and
telecom. M-Systems' products include the DiskOnChip®, DiskOnKey® and
Fast Flash Disk (FFD) product families.
- editor mentions on STORAGEsearch.com
- July 30, 2006 -
SanDisk and msystems
today entered into definitive agreements for SanDisk to
acquire msystems in an
all stock transaction.
- editor's comments:- for a company which hasn't been around since 2006,
M-Systems left deep footprints.
In the period 2000 to 2006 the
company was an innovative evangelist for the use of high capacity fast flash
storage drives in markets outside the traditional military and rugged industrial
markets which were its roots. It had notable achievements in securing design
wins in most tier 1 mobile phone companies for its DiskOnChip products for
But it also pursued applications in the enterprise server
market - achieving "Solaris Ready" certification from Sun
Microsystems in 2003 for its
Ultra-Wide SCSI flash SSDs.
M-Systems was also an early pioneer in
the integration of controller technology with flash to develop competitive
MLC flash SSDs.
advertised here on STORAGEsearch.com
for several years.