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SanDisk Introduces New Portfolio of Industrial Grade Flash Storage Solutions for the Rapidly Expanding 'Industrial Internet of Things' Market

oct. 5, 2015

SanDisk Introduces New Portfolio of Industrial Grade Flash Storage Solutions for the Rapidly Expanding ‘Industrial Internet of Things’ Market

MILPITAS, Calif., October 5, 2015SanDisk global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), SanDisk® Industrial, a suite of intelligent NAND flash solutions optimized to meet the robust storage demands of connected industrial applications. The new high-endurance SanDisk Industrial solutions offer outstanding performance and reliability, even in extreme temperature ranges, making them ideal for use in a variety of markets, including factory applications and industrial computing, utilities, medical equipment, surveillance camera systems, digital signage, robotics, point-of-sale solutions, large-scale printing, energy management and others.

Gartner Research estimates, “By 2020, Internet-connected things will outnumber humans with a ratio of 4-to-1...”1 “Internet of Things” (IoT) is particularly expanding in manufacturing and utilities sectors.  According to Gartner, “IoT adoption is growing, with manufacturing and utilities estimated to have the largest installed base of things by 2020.”2

“Just as NAND flash helps consumer electronics and mobile devices handle complex applications, overcome connectivity limitations and optimize bandwidth costs, we are now seeing it causing disruptive change in a wide array of industrial industries,” said Oded Sagee, senior director of Industrial and Connected Home Solutions at SanDisk. “We have architected our new high-endurance SanDisk Industrial flash storage portfolio to be the ideal storage for the growing ‘Industrial Internet of Things’ market. It delivers exceptional, long-term reliability and performance, even in rigorous environments that operate in extreme temperatures or require massive real-time processing and data integrity for a long duration of time.”

“Our customers trust IllustraEdge cameras with exacqVision Edge video management system to reliably store and retrieve their surveillance video 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This demands storage that has high enough capacity to continuously record high resolution video and the endurance to reliably do so for years,” said Scott Dennison, director of marketing at Tyco Security Products. “SanDisk’s understanding of flash architecture and the longevity demands of the industrial environment enabled Tyco to incorporate a SanDisk Industrial flash storage card that gives our customers the reliable storage capacity they demand.”

The SanDisk Industrial portfolio of storage solutions includes industrial grade SanDisk® SD™ cards, SanDisk® microSD™ cards and iNAND® embedded flash drives (EFD), which are available to manufacturers in capacities up to 64GB3. Built for endurance, the industrial solutions are optimized to perform well in a wide range of environments, delivering reliable speed and performance over extended lifecycles. This enables trusted, predictable storage performance for automated factory applications or read-intensive outdoor digital signage that must continuously play video and graphics for extended periods of time.

The SanDisk Industrial portfolio of solutions also includes the SanDisk Industrial XT iNAND EFDs and SD cards. Designed to perform in temperatures ranging from -40oC to 85oC, SanDisk XT storage solutions are ideal for high temperature factory applications, utility operations in extreme climates and other intensive environments.

In addition, SanDisk Industrial SD cards and microSD cards are removable and swappable, providing users the flexibility to quickly load or update large quantities of data and enabling easy maintenance and configuration.

 

SanDisk Flash Memory Technology Means Trusted Performance

SanDisk’s end-to-end vertical integration enables strong quality control, from flash memory wafer manufacturing to product assembly, test and analysis, to customer implementation. SanDisk works closely with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers and ecosystem partners to optimize its SanDisk Industrial solutions for the unique needs of the industrial market.

 

SanDisk Storage Solutions for the ‘Industrial Internet of Things’ World

SanDisk Industrial storage solutions are the latest additions to SanDisk’s full portfolio of embedded and removable flash storage solutions for industrial markets. It includes SanDisk Automotive storage solutions, SanDisk iNAND embedded flash drive family of products, the solid-state solutions and intelligent SanDisk microSD and SD card solutions. These bring trusted flash storage to consumer electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets and e-readers and PCs, as well as OEM applications such as automotive, connected home and others.

 

SanDisk Industrial XT Storage Solutions

 

SanDisk Industrial XT SD Cards

Key Features

  • Capacities: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
  • Sequential Read/Write up to 20MB/s6
  • -40oC to +85oC operating temperatures

 

SanDisk Industrial XT iNAND embedded flash drives

Key Features

  • Capacities: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB
  • e.MMC 4.51 HS200 specification
  • Sequential Write/Read up to 30/120MB/s Performance4
  • Enhanced Power Immunity
  • Supports up to 2 boot/2 user partitions
  • -40oC to +85oC operating temperatures

 

SanDisk Industrial Storage Solutions

 

SanDisk Industrial iNAND embedded flash drives

Key Features

  • Capacities: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
  • e.MMC 4.41 and e.MMC 4.51 HS200 specifications
  • Sequential Write/Read up to 30/120MB/s Performance4
  • Enhanced Power Immunity
  • Supports up to 2 boot/2 user partitions
  • Supports Enhanced User Definable Area (EUDA) SLC partition
  • -25oC to +85oC operating temperatures

 

SanDisk Industrial SD & microSD Cards

Key Features

  • Capacities: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
  • Sequential Read/Write up to 20MB/s4
  • -25oC to +85oC operating temperatures

 

Availability

Samples of SanDisk Industrial storage solutions are currently available worldwide. Additional information is available to manufacturers through their SanDisk sales representative.

 

About SanDisk

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a global leader in flash storage solutions. For more than 27 years, SanDisk has expanded the possibilities of storage, providing trusted and innovative products that have transformed the electronics industry. Today, SanDisk’s quality, state-of-the-art solutions are at the heart of many of the world's largest data centers, and embedded in advanced smartphones, tablets and PCs. SanDisk’s consumer products are available at hundreds of thousands of retail stores worldwide. For more information, visit www.sandisk.com.


1 Gartner, Inc., "Internet of Things Scenario: When Things Become Customers,” March 2015. Full sentence reads, “By 2020, Internet-connected things will outnumber humans with a ratio of 4-to-1, creating new dynamics for marketing, sales and customer service.”

2 Gartner, Inc., “Market Trends: Differentiate Within Vertical Industries by Leveraging on Internet of Things,” December 2014

3 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.

4 Based on internal testing; performance may vary based on capacity, application and usage. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes.

 

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