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SanDisk Corporation

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Type Public (NASDAQSNDK)
Founded 1988
Headquarters Milpitas, California, USA
Key people Eli Harari, Founder, President & CEO
Sanjay Mehrotra, Founder, COO, Executive Vice President
Jack Yuan, Founder
Industry Flash memory
Digital audio player
Products Flash memory cards
USB flash drives
Digital Audio Players
Employees 1083 (2006)
Website www.SanDisk.com

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQSNDK), formerly SunDisk, is an American multinational corporation which designs and markets flash memory card products. SanDisk was founded in 1988 by Eli Harari and Sanjay Mehrotra, a non-volatile memory technology expert. SanDisk became a publicly traded company on NASDAQ in November 1995. SanDisk produces many different types of flash memory, including various memory cards and a series of USB removable drives. SanDisk markets to both the high and low-end quality flash memory. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... Location in Santa Clara County and the state of California Country State County Santa Clara Government  - Mayor Jose Joe Esteves Area  - City 13. ... For the sequel to the computer game Entrepreneur, which has no article of its own, see The Corporate Machine. ... A Chief Executive Officer (CEO), or Chief Executive, is the highest-ranking corporate officer, administrator, corporate administrator, executive, or executive officer, in charge of total management of a corporation, company, organization or agency. ... A Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a corporate officer responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the corporation. ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... A USB flash drive. ... Apple iPod, the most popular hard drive-based digital audio player An embedded hard drive-based player (Creative Zen Vision:M), one of the many alternatives for the iPod An MP3 CD player (Philips Expanium) Some mobile phones can be used as digital audio players, such as the Nokia 6233. ... A USB flash drive USB flash drives are NAND-type flash memory data storage devices integrated with a USB (universal serial bus) interface. ... Apple iPod, the most popular hard drive-based digital audio player An embedded hard drive-based player (Creative Zen Vision:M), one of the many alternatives for the iPod An MP3 CD player (Philips Expanium) Some mobile phones can be used as digital audio players, such as the Nokia 6233. ... For the album by the Kaiser Chiefs see Employment (album) Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... A multinational corporation (MNC) is a corporation or enterprise that manages production establishments or delivers services in at least two countries. ... A USB flash drive. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with NVRAM. (Discuss) Non-volatile memory, nonvolatile memory, NVM or non-volatile storage, is computer memory that can retain the stored information even when not powered. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... A USB Series “A” plug, the most common USB plug Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a serial bus standard to interface devices. ...


The company is headquartered in Milpitas, California, with offices and manufacturing facilities worldwide such as its European headquarters in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Location in Santa Clara County and the state of California Country State County Santa Clara Government  - Mayor Jose Joe Esteves Area  - City 13. ... Dublin city centre at night WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Statistics Province: Leinster County: Dáil Éireann: Dublin Central, Dublin North Central, Dublin North East, Dublin North West, Dublin South Central, Dublin South East European Parliament: Dublin Dialling Code: +353 1 Postal District(s): D1-24, D6W Area: 114. ...

Contents

Financial information

SanDisk is publicly traded on the NASDAQ. Its market capitalization is about US$ 13 billion. NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... Market capitalization, or market cap, is a measurement of corporate or economic size equal to the stock price times the number of shares outstanding of a public company. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ...


SanDisk is a component of the GSTI Semiconductor Index GSTI Semiconductor Index or Goldman Sachs Technology Index Semiconductor Index is a proprietary stock market index. ...


Acquisitions

Note: USB may also mean upper sideband in radio. ... A USB flash drive. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ...

Products

FlashCP

FlashCP is a digital rights management technology for the storage of electronic materials (e.g. e-books) on portable devices. FlashCP is targeted primarily at students and allows transportation of copyrighted material while enforcing copy restrictions against the user. SanDisk acquired the technology in 2005 with the purchase of Israel-based MDRM. FlashCP FlashCP is a technology obtained by SanDisk in 2005 when they purcahsed the Israeli-based MDRM. FlashCP was originally developed under the trademarked name BootLocker. ... Digital rights management (DRM) is an umbrella term that refers to access control technologies used by publishers and other copyright holders to limit usage of digital media or devices. ... A user viewing an electronic page on an eBook reading device In computing, an e-book (for electronic book: also eBook, ebook) is the digital media equivalent of a conventional printed book. ...


Currently, SanDisk manufactures one drive that uses the FlashCP technology, called the Freedom Drive, which is part of the Cruzer line. Additionally, digital content can be downloaded to Cruzer Freedom from the SanDisk Plaza, a fast growing online store offering digital books, music, games, and education tools. Prices for on line products vary. Many selections are free. Once downloaded, the digital content may be used online and offline.


SanDisk boasts some of the smallest memory chips available to the general public. For example, their 2GB MicroSD card is smaller than a baby's fingernail.

SanDisk Products[2]
A SanDisk Cruzer Titanium USB flash drive, its case opened to reveal a Samsung flash memory chip.
A SanDisk Cruzer Titanium USB flash drive, its case opened to reveal a Samsung flash memory chip.
A SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash 3.0 card with a transfer rate of approx. 20 MB/s.

As of January 2007, the complete Sansa line consists of the following: Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 982 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 982 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... A 64 MB CompactFlash Type I card A 32 MB High Speed CompactFlash Type I card CompactFlash (CF) was originally developed as a type of data storage device used in portable electronic devices. ... A 32 MB MultiMediaCard MultiMediaCard A 128 MB RS-MMC card and an adapter An RS-MMC card with adapter attached The MultiMediaCard (MMC) is a flash memory memory card standard. ... A 2GB Sony High Speed Memory Stick PRO Duo with MagicGate support. ... A 32 MB Multimedia Card Multimedia Card A 128 MB RS-MMC card and an adapter The Multimedia Card (MMC) is a flash memory memory card standard. ... A USB device for reading various kinds of flash memories, with an SD card plugged in Secure Digital (SD) is a flash (non-volatile) memory card format developed by Matsushita, SanDisk and Toshiba for use in portable devices, including digital cameras, handheld computers, PDAs and GPS units. ... MiniSD Card and adapter Announced for the first time by SanDisk Corporation at CeBIT 2003, the miniSD joined the Memory Stick Duo and xD-Picture Card at this small form factor. ... The width of two microSD cards together is less than that of this 24 mm diameter coin. ... A USB flash drive USB flash drives are NAND-type flash memory data storage devices integrated with a USB (universal serial bus) interface. ... 128 MB Memory Stick with MagicGate support Memory Stick is a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony in October 1998, and is also used in general to describe the whole familiy of Memory Sticks. ... The SanDisk Sansa is a line of flash memory-based digital audio players produced by SanDisk. ... A digital audio player (DAP) is a device that stores, organizes and plays digital music files. ... A personal computer (PC) is a computer whose price, size, and capabilities make it useful for individuals. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... Image File history File links Sandisk_ExtremeIII_2GB.jpg‎ A SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash 3. ... Image File history File links Sandisk_ExtremeIII_2GB.jpg‎ A SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash 3. ... Sansa can refer to one of the following: Sansa Airlines, a Costa Rica-based airline. ...

  • DAP - 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB
  • e100 - 512 MB, 1 GB
  • m200 - 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB
  • c100 - 1 GB, 2 GB
  • c200 - 1 GB, 2 GB
  • e200 - 2 GB, 4 GB, 6 GB, 8 GB

MP3 license dispute

On September 4, 2006 at the IFA show in Berlin, Germany authorities seized all MP3 players that were in SanDisk's booth since Italian patent company Sisvel had won an injunction against it regarding the MP3 format.[3] Sisvel, who had previously filed a separate lawsuit in Mannheim, claims that SanDisk uses the MP3 format without paying the required licensing fee. On September 8, 2006, a Berlin court overturned the injunction and SanDisk put the players back on display.[4] is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The IFA or Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (International radio exhibition Berlin) is one of the oldest industrial exhibitions of Germany. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... A digital audio player (DAP) is a device that stores, organizes and plays digital music files. ... Booth can refer to: // Open Cabins Telephone booth Polling booth, see polling station Photo booth Ticket booth (see also box office) Toll booth, see toll road Booth in a restaurant Booth in a trade fair Spanking booth, kissing booth - attractions in a carnival, a fair, etc. ... For other uses, see Patent (disambiguation). ... Look up Injunction in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... It has been suggested that civil trial be merged into this article or section. ... Mannheim is a city in Germany. ... MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, more commonly referred to as MP3, is an audio encoding format. ... is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On March 16, 2007 SanDisk issued a press release announcing they had reached agreement and now acquired licences for all current and future MP3 applications. [5] March 16 is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


See also

Competitors

FlashCP FlashCP is a technology obtained by SanDisk in 2005 when they purcahsed the Israeli-based MDRM. FlashCP was originally developed under the trademarked name BootLocker. ... A USB flash drive. ... A USB flash drive USB flash drives are NAND-type flash memory data storage devices integrated with a USB (universal serial bus) interface. ... The SanDisk Sansa is a line of flash memory-based digital audio players produced by SanDisk. ... Apple Inc. ... ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... Lexar is an American manufacturer of various digital media and software based in Fremont, CA. Media manufactured by them include SD cards, Memory Sticks, keydrives, and CompactFlash cards. ... Established in 1961 in Silicon Valley, Memorex is today a consumer electronics brand of Imation specializing in recordable media (CD & DVD Drives), travel drives, flash storage, computer accessories and other electronics. ... PNY Technologies, Inc. ... Transcend Information, Inc. ... Samsung Group is one of the largest South Korean business groupings. ... Sony Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the worlds largest media conglomerates with revenue of $66. ... The word micron has the following meanings: A micrometre (American spelling: micrometer, symbol µm), that is, one millionth of a metre. ...

References

  1. ^ "SanDisk To Buy msystems", TheStreet.com, 2006-07-31. Retrieved on 2006-08-21. 
  2. ^ SanDisk Innovation Timeline. SanDisk.com. Retrieved on 2006-08-21.
  3. ^ SanDisk faces MP3 licence dispute. BBC News (2006-09-04). Retrieved on 2006-09-08.
  4. ^ MP3 player court order overturned. BBC News (2006-09-08). Retrieved on 2006-09-08.
  5. ^ SISVEL and Audio MPEG Grant SanDisk an MPEG Audio Patents License. SanDisk (2007-03-16). Retrieved on 2007-03-18.

Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... BBC News is the department within the BBC responsible for the corporations news-gathering and production of news programmes on BBC television, radio and online. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... BBC News is the department within the BBC responsible for the corporations news-gathering and production of news programmes on BBC television, radio and online. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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SanDisk was founded in 1988 by Eli Harari, a non-volatile memory technology expert.
SanDisk produces many different types of Flash Memory, including various memory cards and a series of USB removable drives.
SanDisk is also the second-most popular digital audio player manufacturer (as of May 2006), after Apple Computer, Inc. The most recent e200 models also support video playback.
The InfoTech 100 Companies: SanDisk Profile (319 words)
SanDisk is working hard to ensure you won't forget this memory company.
SanDisk engages in the design, development, and market of flash storage card products used in various consumer electronics worldwide.
Harari founded Wafer Scale Integration, a privately held semiconductor company, in 1983 and was president and chief executive officer from 1983 to 1986 and chairman and chief technical officer from 1986 to 1988.
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