In the market for data center hardware, competitive advantages and outright monopolies do not exist for very long. Someone can reverse engineer or clone your product sooner or later. In the case of the Fibre Channel SSD, that was just a matter of time once everyone saw there was a hug potential market for these things. Enter Hitachi:
There are some new markets in Flash solid state disks opening up at the Enterprise storage level. But who and what can we expect? STEC was the darling last year. Fusion-io the darling this year. Next year? LSI? Micron?