It has been revealed that Apple is causing another Flash Memory shortage after purchasing huge quantities from the top tier makers. This is making Taiwan’s memory module makers to diversify their NAND flash supplies to minimise procurement risks.
Demand is expected to climb 81% this year and prices have climbed 14% on some modules already. As Apple is one of the world’s largest individual customers for flash memory, it has instigated shortages in the past but rarely for multiple suppliers at once.
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