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SanDisk Corporation
Industry Storage devices
Founded 1988 (1988)
Founders Eli Harari, Sanjay Mehrotra and Jack Yuan
Headquarters Milpitas, California, United States
Products Memory cards
USB flash drives
Portable media players
SIM cards
Solid-state drives
Parent Western Digital

SanDisk is an 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] Sandisk's WiFi enabled wireless USB Flash drives are also quite popular among technology enthusiasts.

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

SanDisk Cruzer Blade


Other products and technologies


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