In the enterprise data center market, SSD use is growing due to product introductions from major vendors and startups alike, iSuppli stated.
Recent developments around nonvolatile memories like STT-RAM and resistive RAM also hint at sustained performance improvements for SSDs beyond the drives' current use of NAND flash memory.
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