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    SanDisk is an Israeli-American manufacturer of flash memory products, including memory cards and readers, USB flash drives, and solid state drives. As of February 2015, it is third-largest manufacturer of flash memory.[1]

    On May 12, 2016, SanDisk was acquired by hard drive manufacturer Western Digital in a US$19 billion deal.[2][3]

    SanDisk was founded in 1988 by Eli Harari, Sanjay Mehrotra and Jack Yuan.[4] SanDisk co-founder Eli Harari developed the Floating Gate EEPROM which proved the practicality, reliability and endurance of semiconductor-based data storage.[5] On May 10, 2000 the Toshiba Corporation of Japan and the SanDisk Corporation said that they would jointly form a new semiconductor company to produce advanced flash memory, primarily for digital cameras

    Acquisitions[edit]
    In October 2005, Sandisk acquired Matrix Semiconductor.[7]
    In July 2006, SanDisk acquired M-Systems.[8]
    In May 2011, SanDisk acquired Pilant Technology, a manufacturer of solid state drives, for US$327 million.[9]
    In February 2012, SanDisk acquired FlashSoft.[10]
    In June 2012, SanDisk acquired Schooner Information Technology, developer of the flash-optimized database software SchoonerSQL and caching software Membrain.[10]
    In July 2013, SanDisk acquired SMART Storage Systems, a producer of SSDs for the enterprise market, for US$307 million.[11]
    In June 2014, Sandisk acquired Fusion-io, a producer of flash memory for enterprise datacenters, for $1.1 billion.[12]
    Awards and recognition[edit]
    In 2014, SanDisk co-founder Harari won the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama for his innovations and contributions to flash memory storage solutions.[13]
    In 2012, the Enough Project ranked SanDisk the third highest of 24 consumer electronics companies on “progress on conflict minerals”.[14]

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