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Friday, 23 December 2011 10:44

Fusion-io could cash in on Thailand’s misfortunes

Written by Nick Farell



Woz's SSD outfit counting its blessings


Fusion-io might cash in on the Thailand floods and make a bob or two for its SSD technology while HDD is in short supply.

Fusion-io is a flash memory drive, or solid-state drive (SSD) which provides data-centralised computing ideas to the likes of Apple, Facebook, HP, Dell and IBM. Fusion-io takes many flash chips and packs them together on a module that is a bit bigger than a deck of cards. The module slides into certain slots inside servers.

Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak now works for the outfit and orders have soared higher over the last fiscal quarter. Sales from August to November surged five-fold to $67.3 million from 2010. The firm also turned profitable in November, with a net income of $7.04 million compared to a $6.71-million loss last year.

Now the Thailand floods have halved the number of HDDs out there Fusion-io’s numbers should do well. Already the outfits stock has jumped as much as 12 percent.

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