Toshiba Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer for diverse electronic components. Toshiba Corporation is a network of 364 subsidiaries worldwide with main headquarters in Tokyo. Toshiba America Inc. is the company that provides people from U.S with Toshiba products. The Hard Drive is not the only product that this company produces. Other products are Flash Memory, LCD Panels, Microprocessors, Notebook Computers, Storage Devices, Imaging Systems, Telecommunication Systems, Power Generation Equipment, Industrial Electronic Equipment, CT, Ultrasound, and MRI, LLC, HDTVs, Digital Home Theater Products. This corporation is considered one of the 9th largest manufacturer of electronic components because of its annual sales and number of employees worldwide. Toshiba is also interested in creating a safer environment (ECP- environmental conscious products) where the impact is reduced throughout a product cycle. Toshiba Corporation is oriented toward electronic component because of that there are subsidiaries that are based on only one major product.
My favorite product of this company’ hard drive is the 1.8 inch Hard Disk Drive. Because of it size, this product could be use in mps 3 player, portable GPS system and ultra thin computers. Its capacity is ranging from 320 GB and was developed with a new system called PMR (perpendicular magnetic recording) which makes a massive amount to be stored in a very small product.
SanDisk Corporation was founded in 1988 and it is one of the world’s largest supplier of flash memory. This company is known for its non volatile memory technology. SanDisk develops and manufactures flash storage for a diverse number of electronic system and digital devices. SanDisk’s headquarter is in Milpitas, California. There are more than 1100 US patent and 600 foreign patents.