Seagate Technology today announced its new portfolio of solid-state drives (SSDs)-including its first consumer model for laptops-and a new PCIe flash card. The new 2.5-inch drive series includes the consumer-class Seagate 600 SSD, the 600 Pro SSD, the 1200 SSD, and the new X8 Accelerator, a PCIe flash memory card from Seagate’s partnership with Virident Technology. The...
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The tried-and-true hard drive was invented by in 1956. While the storage capacities and relative cost of the traditional storage medium will continue to respectively increase and decrease, the Solid State drive (SSD) has emerged as a superior, speedier, but more cost-prohibitive component. Enter the Hybrid Solid State drive (SSHD).
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Seagate and Western Digital both made major announcements of SSD initiatives covering both enterprise and client solid state storage initiatives.
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Filed under: Investing Avnet Embedded Delivers Client and Enterprise-class Storage Solution Seminar SAO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will host a Solid State Drive (SSD) Technical Seminar and supplier exhibition in Sao Paulo, Brazil on April 25 titled "Client and...
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Under its CEO, Mike Gustafson's leadership, Virident Systems -- it makes "enterprise PCIe SSD based on Storage Class Memory" -- is growing twice as fast as the $4 billion market for so-called server-side flash storage. The nice thing about Virident's growth is that it flows from giving customers more of what they want -- high performance and low latency.
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Many IT managers are now exploiting a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), in which everything on a desktop computer is moved to a host server. But they often grapple with unpredictable workloads and find it difficult guess the storage requirements for the near and long term. It makes the deployment and management of the connected storage a critical issue in running a VDI,...
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Today, Microsoft make's the leap from app tablet to full PC vendor with the release of the Surface Pro in the U.S. and Canada.The Surface Pro, Microsoft's first-party Windows 8 tablet, is now for sale in stores across the States, just three months after the release of the Surface RT.Along with the Pro's debut comes its specs, particularly the amount of usable storage space...
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Flash memory is changing the storage game big time. This week Netapp (NTAP)announced their entry into providing flash storage with an all-flash array for software-driven enterprise applications, and its new, purpose-built FlashRay™ product family. According to Netapp this new direction will deliver rich scale-out and storage efficiency features to maximize the benefits of...
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Your solid-state drive sits there in silence. It’s sleek. Elegant. More than a little mysterious. The hard drive it replaced was easy to understand: A soft hum assured you that its platters were spinning. A quiet mechanical click informed you of its read/write operations. You’d groom it with the occasional defrag. Times were good. Now? Everything seems peaceful. But you...
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The Christian Information & Service Center on Wednesday celebrated the completion of its new, across-the-street storage facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony conducted by the Lufkin/Angelina Cou
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