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Cloud hangs over data storage

Cloud hangs over data storage

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With the launch of Amazon’s new data storage and music streaming services – Cloud Drive and Cloud Player – many will be asking how much life the hard
drive has ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Mar 30th 2011 at 3:04PM
Gigabyte releases 3TB unlock utility

Gigabyte releases 3TB unlock utility

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Gigabyte announced the availability of a new software utility which the firm says is able to utilise large hard drives on 32-bit systems. 

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 30th 2011 at 5:07AM
Intel launches third-generation 320 SSD series

Intel launches third-generation 320 SSD series

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Intel announced the firm's third-generation solid state drive, the 320 Series, based on state-of-the-art 25nm flash memory.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 29th 2011 at 8:00AM
WD to acquire Hitachi storage division

WD to acquire Hitachi storage division

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Western Digital has signed an acquisition deal with Hitachi to buy the Japanese company’s Global Storage Technologies division for $4.3 billion.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Mar 8th 2011 at 10:14AM

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Hard drive volumes to pick up after slow first quarter

Hard drive volumes to pick up after slow first quarter

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Hard drive manufacturers expect a 4 to 5 per cent drop in shipments following a slow holiday season person for notebooks, said the DigiTimes.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 3rd 2011 at 6:43AM
Intel unveils 6Gbps SATA 510 Series SSDs

Intel unveils 6Gbps SATA 510 Series SSDs

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Intel announced a fresh entry into the solid-state drive market with the Intel SSD 510 Series featuring 6Gbps SATA throughput.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 1st 2011 at 5:19AM
LaCie announce Intel Thunderbolt-equipped Little Big Disk

LaCie announce Intel Thunderbolt-equipped Little Big Disk

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Storage specialist LaCie announced the Little Big Disk, one of the first external hard drives to appear based on Intel's new Thunderbolt technology.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 25th 2011 at 6:08AM

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Researchers find SSDs harder to erase than hard drives

Researchers find SSDs harder to erase than hard drives

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New research has found that erasing sensitive data on solid state hard drives (SSDs) is more problematic than with physical hard drives.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 21st 2011 at 6:37AM
OCZ says die-shrink means cheaper SSDs

OCZ says die-shrink means cheaper SSDs

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Memory and storage specialist OCZ said that the firm was the first to complete the transition to 20nm-scale NAND flash.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 17th 2011 at 8:14AM
Global data volumes calculated

Global data volumes calculated

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The amount of data stored in the world by 2007 was 295 exabytes a study by the Journal Science has calculated.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Feb 11th 2011 at 1:07PM
Plextor launch 'long life stable' SSD series

Plextor launch 'long life stable' SSD series

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Storage specialist Plextor announced the firm's entry into the solid state drive market with the M2S series of SSDs. 

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 9th 2011 at 5:12AM

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The sound of failing hard drives

The sound of failing hard drives

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Data recovery outfit Data Cent has published a range of sound samples which the firm says are typical sounds heard from failed and failing hard drives.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 7th 2011 at 6:46AM
Startech launches external SATA drive dock

Startech launches external SATA drive dock

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Startech has launched a pair of SATA hard drive docking stations which the company says are the first to support four drives simultaneously. 

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 1st 2011 at 6:57AM
OCZ unveil new SSD drives and power supplies

OCZ unveil new SSD drives and power supplies

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Performance memory specialists OCZ have unveiled a range of new SSD drives in SAS, SAS, Fibre Channel and PCI-express formats.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jan 6th 2011 at 4:20AM

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LaCie unveil USB 3.0 and SSD-equipped FastKey

LaCie unveil USB 3.0 and SSD-equipped FastKey

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Storage specialist LaCie has announced a USB 3.0 equipped SSD drive with the same physical form as a typical USB thumb drive but with vastly higher performance.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 19th 2010 at 6:54AM
EntaTech signs Gateway

EntaTech signs Gateway

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EntaTech has signed a deal to stock Gateway’s server and storage products, expanding the distributor’s portfolio further.
 
Jon Atherton, EntaTech’s commercial group vice president, said: “We have been searching ...

by Nicky Trup
on Nov 18th 2010 at 12:35PM
Kingston launches next-gen 'affordable' SSD

Kingston launches next-gen 'affordable' SSD

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Memory and storage specialist Kingston has announced the launch of the SSDNow V series of SSD drives designed to offer the most cost effective upgrade path for desktops and notebooks.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 10th 2010 at 6:54AM
Toshiba launches ultra compact SSD drives

Toshiba launches ultra compact SSD drives

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Toshiba announced the Blade X-gale SSD series, cramming up to 256GB of fast solid state storage into a slender high density form factor for integration into ‘space sensitive’ products.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 9th 2010 at 5:31AM