The World’s No. 1
Flash Memory Brand
*Source: 2003-1H.2022 OMDIA data: NAND suppliers' revenue market share.
Since becoming the world’s No. 1 flash memory brand in 2003, Samsung has added new levels of safety and reliability to data management with one landmark innovation after another. This in-depth series offers insights on technologies that have kept the company at the forefront of the flash memory market for nearly 20 years.
Samsung’s Journey Begins
Samsung’s leadership of the flash memory market dates back to its mass production of the first 1Gb NAND flash in 2003. This article takes an in-depth look at Samsung’s history of flash memory innovation and examines its ongoing commitment to delivering the highest levels of quality and performance.
Leading the Tradition from HDDs to SSDs
This article examines how Samsung leveraged its industry-leading NAND flash technology to launch a brand-new era for PC storage, and how the company continues to push the SSD market forward by offering consumers high-performance, high-capacity SSDs at reasonable prices.
Ushering in the Era of Consumer SSDs
After changing the PC storage paradigm by commercializing the first SSD, Samsung once again made waves across the industry in 2013 by becoming the first to mass produce three-dimensional vertical NAND (3D V-NAND) technology. This article takes a detailed look at how 3D V-NAND works, and how Samsung advanced the technology over the years to make terabyte-class SSDs a reality.
Samsung’s Journey Continues
From developing the first 1Gb NAND flash to commercializing SSDs and popularizing them among consumers, Samsung’s history of flash memory innovation is marked by a series of groundbreaking innovations.