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IT storage
Viking Enterprise Solutions and Kalray launch new generation of storage arrays
The solution will be based on a fully resilient VDS2249R system from Viking Enterprise Solutions and Kalray’s smart storage acceleration card that leverages Kalray’s MPPA DPU processor.
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Cloud Storage
The pandemic has caused a 30% increase in flash drive prices and eight-week shipping delays
Online storage platform StorONE says flash drive pricing has increased by 30%, and buyers are seeing eight-week delays so far in 2021.
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SSD
Hands-on review: Kingston NV1 NVMe SSD
Kingston has released its very affordable NV1 NVMe solid-state drive, but just how does it stack up?
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Western Digital
Hands-on Review: WD_Black SN850 NVMe SSD Game Drive
Western Digital sets out to speed up data storage with its WD_Black SN850 NVMe SSD Game Drive. Does it live up to its claims?
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Sandisk
Hands-on review: SanDisk Extreme Pro portable SSD
SanDisk’s Extreme Pro portable SSD promises a fast and light way of carrying about huge amounts of data.
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Cloud
Samsung unveils new SSD, optimised for 4K and 8K contents
Designed for consumers and professions using 4K and 8K contents, as well as graphic-heavy games, Samsung says its new SSD is optimised for handling data-intensive applications.
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Network attached storage / NAS
Seagate rolls out 18TB helium-based Exos-X18 enterprise drives
Seagate is now shipping the 18 terabyte (TB) helium-based enterprise drive, which is a new additions to Seagate’s Exos-X18 family.
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Manufacturing
The villain lurking in your PC - a cautionary tale
There’s likely something in your desktop PC just waiting to ruin your day.
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Western Digital
Western Digital introduces new My Passport SSD
The My Passport SSD is a fast, stylish portable data storage solution. It’s not really that much bigger than a memory stick, but some six times faster and with a much larger storage capacity for our ever-increasing data sizes.
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Flash
WD’s new bunch-of-flash shared storage solution
New Ultrastar NVMe SSDs and RapidFlex NVMe-oF controllers are standalone solutions that combine creating the OpenFlex Data24 NVMe-oF Storage Platform.
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Network attached storage / NAS
QNAP introduces new drive adapters for PC and NAS
When used with a QNAP NAS, drives installed using QDA Series drive adapters can be easily monitored using the QTS Storage Manager app.
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Smartphone
Samsung cracks 1TB embedded smartphone storage
The new Universal Flash Storage offers the most internal memory yet and 10x the speed of a typical microSD card for data-intensive applications.
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Cloud
Crucial launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive
The SSD uses a PCIe port to provide a faster and more reliable read/write.
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Cloud
Crucial launches the BX500 SSD
Crucial has launched its new BX500 SSD, a next-generation drive designed to provide everyday computing users with a fast and reliable storage.
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PC Hardware
Seagate brings new SSD offerings to NZ market
The company has released new consumer and mobile storage solutions locally.
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Intel
Western digital introduces new dual-port SAS SSD for servers
Developed in partnership with Intel, the Ultrastar DC SS530 is based on a trusted third-generation platform.
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SSD
Innodisk tackles SSD data retention challenges in high temperature
Testing shows that the data retention of standard MLC flash decreases 168-fold when moving from 40°C to 85°C.
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SSD
Asustor launches ADM 3.1, enhancing business features
This upgrade supposedly adds many features to meet business demands.
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Internet of Things
Microsemi announces Switchtec PCIe Gen 4 switch development platform
Microsemi's new development platform enables customers to immediately begin PCIe Gen 4 system hardware designs.
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Big Data
Toshiba releases new data center SSD line-up
Toshiba announced its latest line-up of NVM Express and SATA data center solid-state drives.
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Intel
How an SSD could optimise your business processes
The Intel Optane SSD 900P delivers workstation-class performance and industry-leading endurance.
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Edge Computing
Western Digital announces new SSDs for edge and mobile computing
The new NVMe SSD firmware and controller architecture is built to maximise the performance and scalability of Western Digital 3D NAND.
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Crucial
CES 2018 - Crucial launches MX500 SDD
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, memory gurus, Crucial, have launched their MX500 solid-state drive.
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Intel
Make your PC jump to light speed with this SSD
Intel, in collaboration with Roberts Space Industries, announced a new SSD at CitizenCon...