Rumor: Samsung steps out of the market for optical drives

Mar

11

2014

Samsung gets out of the market for optical drives, claiming Korean media. Samsung manufactures drives and burners for slices as part of Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology, which has a share of 49 percent. This share would Samsung sell.

The partnership Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Corporation was founded in 2004, but Samsung would want to step out after ten years and sell his part, claims the Korean edition of Cnet. The reason could be that the sale of odd’s falling for years. Not only is the sale of PCs end up in a free fall, but also use less laptops have optical drive.

TSST would be loss making for years. It is not known if or when Samsung officially going to make the joint to move. Venture known The sale of its 49 per cent would be part of the effort to focus. On newer storage media such as the SSD market Previously sold all of its Samsung HDD industry to Seagate as part of this strategy.

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