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Editor:- February 5, 2010
- for those of you who work in sales and marketing I've published a new article
this week called -
Why Isn't Web
Marketing Enterprise Technology Simpler?
Users want to buy
enterprise technology stuff.
Vendors want to sell it.
why can't users just click and find your products?
Google some money... and the web marketing's all done. Isn't it? What
could be easier. Another easy tick on the career to-do list. Onto the next
challenge... You know there's more to it than that. ...read the article
New Name for 20 Year Old Austin Semiconductor
February 4, 2010 - Austin
Semiconductor recently announced it plans to change its name and (along
with some other companies) it will be merged into a new entity and brand to be
called Micross Components.
Solaris, SSDs and Sun-Oracle - past failures - the future
Editor:- February 3, 2010 - in a new article today I
look ahead to the
next 5 years of Oracle,
Solaris and SSDs.
I also look back and give you my
list of Sun's biggest market successes and failures in the past 20 years. ...read the article
Flash Memory Basics - for enterprise SSD buyers
February 3, 2010 - a new article -
Memory Basics - posted today by blogger Brad Diggs looks like it
could be part of an educational series laying the groundwork for Sun Microsystem's
PCIe SSD product
I noticed it because it cites one of my own favorite articles
- Are MLC SSDs
Ever Safe in Enterprise Apps?.
25nm Flash will Double SSD Capacities in Q2
February 1, 2010 - Intel
today announced they are sampling the
1st 25nm NAND flash memory.
This gives 8GB MLC (classic 2 bit)
flash memory in a
stackable TSOP. The new chips will enable higher density
SSDs to ship in volume in
Silicon Motion SSD SoCs - Ready for 20nm
February 1, 2010 - Silicon
Motion announced that its
50% year-on-year - in the most recent quarter and now account for
almost 10% of its ($87 million annual) corporate revenue.
The company said - that the vast majority of controllers that are shipping are
for 40nm and 30nm NAND flash and they are on track to deliver controllers for
20nm NAND flash that is expected to be available in the 2nd half 2010. In the
4th quarter 2009 the company also began shipping 3-bits per cell MLC
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