STORAGE NEWS

August 18th, 2011, 10:57 AM

Corsair Announces World’s First 90GB SATA 6Gb/s SSDs

Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced worldwide retail availability of Force Series™ 3 and Force Series GT SSDs in 90GB configurations. Corsair Force Series 3 high-performance SSD upgrades have native support for SATA 6Gb/s, with a maximum sequential read speed of 550MB/s and a [...]

August 9th, 2011, 7:29 PM

Seagate Ships 1 Million Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Drives

Seagate has shipped its one millionth solid state hybrid drive for laptop PCs after launching the product – Momentus XT – in spring 2010. Major computer makers including Alienware, ASUS, Dell, Sony and Toshiba now offer laptops powered by the 2.5-inch drive that blends performance rivaling solid state drives with the enormous capacity and much [...]

August 9th, 2011, 11:58 AM

Hitachi GST Announces the Industry’s Most Advanced Enterprise-Class MLC SSDs

Until recently, conventional wisdom stated that SLC-based (single level cell) solid state drives (SSDs) were the only drives suitable for demanding Tier 0 Enterprise applications. That has changed with the introduction of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies’ (Hitachi GST) new Ultrastar SSD400M MLC (multi level cell) SSD family. As a cost-effective alternative to SLC SSDs, Hitachi [...]

August 5th, 2011, 3:49 PM

Team Group’s New Generation Super Xtreem S3 SATA3 SSD Shakes the Market

In order to satisfy the new generation’s need for extreme speed, the world’s leading memory storage product brand Team Group Inc. released the first generation 2.5 inch SATA III SSD to firmly display their ambition to grab market share. SSD S3 uses the high standard SATA3 6Gb/s interface, and is equipped the enthusiast level SandForce [...]

August 5th, 2011, 11:12 AM

Team Group Announces Xtreem S2 SATA 6 Gb/s SSD

Team Group Inc. officially announced the Xtreem SSD family’s second SATA3 super high-speed solid state drive – Xtreem S2. In addition to the outstanding performance and energy-saving abilities, the Xtreem S2 SSD features customized product positioning and market strategy in accordance with the need of mainstream enthusiasts, allowing enthusiasts to enjoy the speedy pleasure of [...]

August 4th, 2011, 10:05 AM

SMART Modular Technologies Announces World’s Fastest MLC SAS SSD

SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc., a leading independent manufacturer of solid-state storage products and memory modules, today announced the Optimus solid-state drive (SSD) for enterprise storage applications. Featuring a native Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6Gb/s interface and up to 1.6 TB usable capacity, Optimus is the industry’s highest capacity and fastest SAS multi-level cell (MLC) [...]

August 3rd, 2011, 7:52 AM

OCZ Technology Launches Next Generation SSDs

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced the release of Z-Drive Revision 4 (R4) PCI Express (PCIe) storage solutions designed to dramatically accelerate enterprise applications and significantly reduce total cost of ownership in the data center. The Z-Drive R4 product line features OCZ’s second [...]

July 26th, 2011, 10:49 AM

SP/Silicon Power launches its all-new SATA III SSD

Leading memory storage brand, SP/Silicon Power today announces the launch of its first SATA III Solid State Drive (SSD), the Velox Series V30. Continuing the efficiency and stability of the V20, the V30 employs the highest spec SATA III 6 Gbps interface on the market, while remaining backwards compatible with the SATA II Gbps interface. [...]

July 20th, 2011, 9:54 PM

OCZ Technology Unveils Indilinx Everest Series Solid State Drive Controller

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today unveiled the Indilinx Everest SATA 3.0 SSD platform. The Everest platform features support of 6Gbps interface speeds, high transactional performance that is optimized for compressed files, and maximum capacities up to 1TB. “The new Indilinx Everest platform [...]

July 20th, 2011, 7:39 AM

WD Slims 1 TB Hard Drive to Fit Mainstream Notebooks

Western Digital, a leader in the desktop, mobile, high-capacity enterprise and consumer markets for hard drives, today announced that it has commenced volume shipments of its WD Scorpio® Blue™ 9.5 mm, 2.5-inch mobile hard drive with 1 TB capacity. Designed for mainstream notebook computers, the new WD Scorpio Blue 1 TB hard drive utilizes 500 [...]