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NexFlash Technologies - (circa 2005)

NexFlash Technologies, Inc. is a developer and provider of Serial Flash Memory products for today's emerging electronic applications. The company's spiFlash memories are tailored for serial code storage applications such as DVD/CD drives, hard disk drives, wireless LANs, network cards, DSL modems, printers, set-top boxes, FPGAs and more. NexFlash was founded in October 1998 and is a partially owned subsidiary of Winbond Electronics Corporation. NexFlash holds numerous patents on its technology and has established strategic alliances with Sharp Corporation and Winbond. For more information please visit the NexFlash Website at

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Surviving SSD sudden power loss
Why should you care what happens in an SSD when the power goes down?

This important design feature - which barely rates a mention in most SSD datasheets and press releases - has a strong impact on SSD data integrity and operational reliability.

This article will help you understand why some SSDs which (work perfectly well in one type of application) might fail in others... even when the changes in the operational environment appear to be negligible.
image shows Megabyte's hot air balloon - click to read the article SSD power down architectures and acharacteristics If you thought endurance was the end of the SSD reliability story - think again. the article