STORAGE NEWS

September 1st, 2009, 11:03 AM

Western Digital to Release 2TB Caviar Black & Enterprise Class Drives

WD today announced that it is now shipping desktop 7200 RPM 2 TB hard drives and is qualifying with OEMs enterprise-class hard drives based on WD’s 500 gigabytes-per-platter technology. The popular family of WD Caviar Black drives, now led by the new 2 TB capacity, is perfect for gaming, high-performance desktop systems and workstations; while [...]

August 27th, 2009, 10:12 AM

OCZ Releases the Agility EX, An Affordable SLC-Based SSD

OCZ Technology has unveiled the OCZ Agility EX Series which makes SLC (single-level cell) NAND-based storage truly affordable in a solid state drive for the first time. The Agility EX provides the best of both worlds —the performance and advantages of SLC NAND technology at an incredible value. Based on the quality Indilinx controller, the [...]

August 25th, 2009, 11:08 AM

Elecom Shows Off NanoSSD for Direct Motherboard SATA Connection

Elecom a Japanese company, has developed what they believe to be the next big, (or rather, little) step for SSD’s, with nanoSSD’s that plug directly in to your SATA port and are the size of a coin. The recently showcased 8GB and 16GB storage devices are not the first of their kind with larger models [...]

August 25th, 2009, 10:36 AM

Corsair Adding 256GB Extreme Series SSD

Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer memory, power supplies and flash memory products, including solid-state drives, today announced a new, high-capacity 256GB addition to its high-performance Extreme Series SSD family. Built using the renowned Indilinx Barefoot controller and Samsung MLC NAND flash memory, the new Corsair Extreme Series X256 SSD combines high-performance with a [...]

August 13th, 2009, 9:51 AM

Corsair Launches World’s Fastest High Capacity USB Flash Drive

Corsair today announced the 128GB Flash Voyager GT, the world’s fastest 128GB USB flash drive. The newest Flash Voyager GT is based upon a revolutionary design that employs a unique dual-controller architecture to achieve SLC-levels of performance using MLC NAND flash memory. The 128GB Flash Voyager GT is able to achieve read speeds of up [...]

August 11th, 2009, 10:07 AM

Hitachi Ships Industry’s First 7200 RPM 2TB Enterprise-Class Hard Drives

Leveraging its proven, fourth-generation high-capacity hard drive technology, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) today announced that it is now shipping the industry’s first enterprise-class, 7200 RPM 2TB offering, the Ultrastar A7K2000. The new Hitachi GST Ultrastar A7K2000 is designed, manufactured and tested to ensure enterprise-class mean-time-between-failure (MTBF) of 1.2 million hours in demanding 24×7 [...]

August 10th, 2009, 11:55 AM

Kingston Releases New Performance SSDNow V+ Series Drives

Kingston Technology Europe Ltd.,  today announced the latest addition to the Kingston SSDNow family of solid-state drives, the Kingston SSDNow V+ Series. The Kingston SSDNow V+ Series is available in a wide range of capacities, and has higher and faster performance specifications to meet demands of performance-seeking users. The drive is the perfect upgrade solution for power [...]

August 7th, 2009, 11:55 AM

Hitachi ships world’s first 2TB drive to spin at 7200 RPM

HITACHI GST SHIPS THE INDUSTRY’S FIRST TWO TERABYTE 7200 RPM DESKTOP HARD DISK DRIVE New 3.5-Inch Deskstar 7K2000 Marks a New Milestone Geared to Meet the Insatiable Performance and Capacity Needs of Desktop Users SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 6, 2009 – Continuing its tradition of being first-to-market with industry leading hard drives, Hitachi Global [...]

August 4th, 2009, 11:09 AM

Toshiba to Launch the World’s First SDXC Memory Card

    Toshiba Corporation, a leading innovator in NAND flash memory technologies and solutions, today announced the launch of the world’s first 64GB SDXC Memory Card1 with the world’s fastest data transfer rate2 compliant with the new SD Memory Standard Ver. 3.00, UHS 1043. Toshiba also extended its industry-leadership in memory card solutions by unveiling [...]

July 27th, 2009, 11:10 AM

Western Digital Offers 1TB Passport Sized Portable Drive

Western Digital , today introduced its new one terabyte (TB) and 750 gigabyte (GB) capacity My Passport™ Essential™ SE Portable USB Drives. Available now at WD’s online store, the new drives feature a titanium silver finish and put massive storage capacity in the palm of your hand.  Perfect for saving, storing and backing up all of the [...]