Taiwan Makers Consider Forming Standards-setting SSD Alliance

Taiwan manufacturers in the NAND flash industry are probing the possibility of forming a solid state drive (SSD) alliance to work towards setting worldwide standards for a device promising to replace the hard disk drive (HDD) as the market mainstream, according to industry sources. As the SSD industry is just beginning to take shape, the Taiwan makers want to make a headstart in setting the standards by grouping upstream, midstream and downstream players together into an alliance that offer specification verification, the sources said.

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