Seagate today announced the new Seagate Video 3.5 HDD— the industry’s first 4TB, 3.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) engineered specifically for use in video applications such as digital video recorders (DVRs), set-top boxes (STBs), and surveillance systems. Purpose-built for video solutions, the Video 3.5 HDD can store up to 480 hours of high-definition (HD) content making it the industry’s highest-capacity drive designed specifically for video. Engineered to deliver superior performance and operation in three key areas of importance to manufacturers– high capacity and streaming capability, reliability and acoustics— the Video 3.5 HDD is ideal for satellite and cable providers and surveillance system builders.
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Samsung supplying high-performance SSD SM843T for Enterprise Servers and next-generation data centers
Samsung is now supplying its solid state drive (SSD), the SM843T, for use in high-performance servers and storage in next-generation data centers, including Big Data systems. The SM843T strengthens Samsung’s SATA interface enterprise SSD product lineup. Offering up to 960 gigabytes (GB) of memory storage for faster and more efficient Big Data systems and cloud computing environments, the SM843T offers the industry’s most advanced performance level for SATA 6.0 SSDs.
Seagate today announced its new portfolio of flash-memory solutions. The company took the wraps off its first client solid state drive (SSD) and its next-generation enterprise SSDs. Featuring the Seagate 600 SSD, Seagate 600 Pro SSD, and the Seagate 1200 SSD, the new line of drives are engineered to deliver ultra-fast speed and high data integrity. Seagate also announced the new Seagate X8 Accelerator, a storage class memory PCIe card powered by Virident enabling the company to offer all key interfaces including SATA and SAS solutions.
OCZ today announced a new 20 nanometer (nm) NAND flash version of its award-winning Vertex 3 SSD Series. The new Vertex 3.20 SSD is a 2.5-inch, 6Gbps SATA III-based Multi-Level Cell (MLC) drive that implements the feature-set of the Vertex 3 Series but is built around smaller, state-of-the-art NAND flash process geometry. Utilizing the LSI SandForce SF-2200 processor, the Vertex 3.20 SSD delivers exceptional performance of synchronous 20nm NAND flash supporting read bandwidth up to 550MB/s, write bandwidth up to 520MB/s, random read performance up to 35,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS), and random write performance up to 65,000 IOPS.
The SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD is ideal for consumers who want to boost their notebook or desktop computer’s boot, shutdown, data-transfer and application launch times. The low latency of the SATA 3.0 drive allows it to respond quickly, even with a heavy workload, and its consistently high read speed is ideal for read-intensive applications such as multimedia consumption. The SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD delivers the fast data rates required to support next-generation games, photo-editing programs, and other memory-intensive applications. The 128 GB2 SSD can achieve read speeds of up to 530 MB/s3. The SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD offers fast write speeds, with rates up to 290 MB/s3 for the 128 GB model.
Have you ever thought of yourself as an IT warrior experiencing all sorts of extremes and obstacles in this technology jungle? If so, an ultimate anti-shock portable hard drive is your must-have tech. gadget.Continue reading
WD, world leader in hard drives, today announced its highest performance, highest capacity desktop hard drive, the WD Black 4 TB, 3.5-inch, 7200 RPM drive. Shipping immediately, the fast performance and ultimate capacity of the award-winning WD Black drives make them perfect for gaming, high-performance desktop systems, and workstations.Continue reading
Verbatim has announced the launch of its thinnest hard drive to date. At just 10.5 mm thick, the Verbatim Store ‘n’ Go Ultra Slim HDD is one of the world’s slimmest portable hard drives – 20 per cent thinner than previous Store ‘n’ Go models.Continue reading
Here comes a portable wireless external hard drive named Gauntlet 320 from Patriot Memory. It comes with 320GB of storage space and features WiFi 802.11 b/g/n. Patriot Memory reports that the drive is capable of connecting up to 8 devices and stream to 5 devices simultaneously.Continue reading
Seagate today introduced three new enterprise-class hard drives (HDD) optimized for traditional data centers and emerging cloud infrastructures. Newly launched hard drives include — the Seagate Enterprise Value, Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 and Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K HDD.Continue reading