February 15, 2012 – Flash memory storage provider SanDisk Corporation made a proposed deal Wednesday to expand its solid state disk (SSD) drive portfolio for enterprise and cloud customers.

The Silicon Valley-based provider announced it plans to buy FlashSoft Corporation, which offers application performance and virtualization software on Windows, Linux and WMware platforms. SanDisk intends to sell FlashSoft products as standalone software and in combination with its enterprise solutions for SAS, hard-disk interface and other interconnected devices as part of an expanded portfolio of SSD solutions and third-party offerings. Specifically, FlashSoft software focuses on input-output traffic and data center performance based on an algorithm for observing data traffic and caching data on server-tier SSDs, according to its website.

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