“SanDisk and Toshiba have enjoyed a long-term partnership and it is our pleasure to celebrate this milestone,” said Yasuo Naruke , corporate vice president and vice president responsible for memories at Toshiba's Semiconductor & Storage Products Company. “Our joint venture has achieved great success for both companies and for the entire industry. We, as the flash memory inventor, look forward to continuing our relationship with SanDisk to bring innovative solutions to market.”“Over the last decade, the evolution and proliferation of flash memory has been the foundation for the evolution in digital imaging, music and mobile computing,” according to Joseph Unsworth, research vice president at Gartner. “As we look at today and the future, flash memory is again playing a fundamental role in the evolution of personal and cloud computing while transforming data center storage architectures.” “I am delighted to commemorate these milestones in Japan, and to recognize the countless contributions made by our employees that have enabled this success,” said Atsuyoshi Koike, SanDisk’s senior vice president of technology and fab operations, and president of SanDisk Japan Limited. About SanDisk SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) is a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, from research and development, product design and manufacturing to branding and distribution for OEM and retail channels. Since 1988, SanDisk’s innovations in flash memory and storage system technologies have provided customers with new and transformational digital experiences. SanDisk’s diverse product portfolio includes flash memory cards and embedded solutions used in smart phones, tablets, digital cameras, camcorders, digital media players and other consumer electronic devices, as well as USB flash drives and solid-state drives (SSD) for the computing market. SanDisk’s products are used by consumers and enterprise customers around the world. SanDisk is a Silicon Valley-based S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, with more than half its sales outside the United States. For more information, visit www.sandisk.com. © 2012 SanDisk Corporation. All rights reserved. SanDisk is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation, registered in the United States and other countries. Other brand names mentioned herein are for identification purposes only and may be the trademarks of their respective holder(s).
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