SSD Storage stories
Seagate, Phison partnership to improve data center offering
Seagate and Phison have announced plans to expand their SSD portfolio to assist data center customers in reducing total cost ownership (TCO).
Hands-on review: PNY XLR8 Gaming NVMe Gen4x4 SSD and PS5 SSD Cover with integrated heatsink
PNY has released its XLR8 Gaming CS3140 M.2 2280 NVMe PCIe Gen4x4 solid-state drive and PS5 SSD cover with an integrated heatsink.
PNY announces the launch of XLR8 M.2 NVMe Gen4x4 SSD and PNY XLR8 PlayStation 5 SSD Heatsink
With the new XLR8 PS5 SSD Heatsink, PNY's XLR8 M.2 NVMe Gen4x4 solid-state drives can now not only be used in PCs, but also as an ultra-fast storage upgrade for Sony's PlayStation 5 consoles.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
Network attached storage
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.
IT in Manufacturing
The villain lurking in your PC - a cautionary tale
There’s likely something in your desktop PC just waiting to ruin your day.
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.
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.
Intel announces portfolio update for AI-focused solutions
Includes new processor, memory, storage and FPGA solutions designed to tackle deep learning and analytics.
Kingston Technology releases data center NVMe SSD boot drive
DC1000B is designed in a 2280 form factor that includes onboard power-loss protection and is engineered with 0.5DWPD endurance for extended service life.
Western Digital welcomes in zettabyte-scale era with Zoned Storage
“The industry needs to come together and find new and creative ways to design and architect infrastructures for the future to more intelligently and efficiently optimise workloads.”
Network attached storage
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.
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.
Crucial launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive
The SSD uses a PCIe port to provide a faster and more reliable read/write.
Hands–on review: Corsair’s latest MP510 NVMe SSD defies expectations
It features a third-party Phison controller, which isn’t found in many other NVMe drives.
Hands-on review: Crucial’s BX500 SSD gets the job done
The Crucial BX500 comes in two flavours, 240GB and 480GB, giving users a no-frills boost to their PC at a budget-friendly price.
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.
Seagate brings new SSD offerings to NZ market
The company has released new consumer and mobile storage solutions locally.
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.