SanDisk Launches Solid-State Drives Aimed at Ultra Low-Cost PCs

SanDisk SSD drivesSanDisk Corporation today introduced a line of flash memory-based solid-state drives (SSDs) that are designed for an emerging new category of portable consumer electronics called Ultra Low-Cost PCs (ULCPC) or "netbooks" that allow users to have an enhanced experience while easily surfing the Internet using wireless communication. The SanDisk pSSD (Parallel ATA solid state drive) eliminates the need for a hard disk drive and can store both the operating system and application data for these new devices.

A pioneer in developing SSDs for laptop computers, tab