Intel Memory & Storage Day in Seoul Rattles the Storage Industry

This week in Seoul, South Korea, Intel held somewhat of an unusual event.  Right smack dab in the middle of Samsung’s turf, Intel took the time to make some very key announcements in the storage industry by demonstrating ‘proof of concept’ and future releases to a very limited group of global media.  For those having been involved with Intel for …

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SecureData 2TB Secure Drive BT External SSD Review

We have looked at plenty of SSD security solutions in the past, the most recent being the Apricorn Aegis Fortress L3 External SSD, or my personal favorite and constant companion, the Apricorn Aegis Secure Key 3.0 480GB flash drive which had been with me for some three years now.  I prefer hardware security solutions to software, as many do, simply …

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Toshiba Memory Announces PCIe 4.0 SSDs and demonstrates Market’s First Enterprise/ Data Center PCIe 4.0 SSDs AT FMS 2019

Toshiba Memory utilized Flash Memory Summit 2019 for several key announcements regarding PCIe 4.0 SSDs, including their Next-Gen enterprise and data center NVMe drives and additional form factors.  Toshiba Memory  is also the first to announce and publicly demonstrate (along with Broadcom), their PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs. The Toshiba Memory CM6 and CD6 are enterprise / data center SSDs that …

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Toshiba Introduces XFMEXPRESS™ – A New Form Factor, Innovative Connector, and Mobile-Friendly Footprint

Toshiba Memory America is utilizing Flash Memory Summit 2019 to introduce their new XFMEXPRESS™ Technology for removable PCIe attached, NVMe memory devices. XFMEXPRESS features a new form factor and a new innovative latching connector that greatly enhances serviceability and upgrade opportunities. Toshiba utilized their extensive background in single-package memory designs to develop XFMEXPRESS, with features that are designed to revolutionize …

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Orico NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosure Review

It has been some time now since JMicron released their JMS583 chip which serves as a USB 3.1 Gen 2 to PCIe Gen 3×2 Bridge Controller that enables very high speed and large volume storage in a relatively small M.2 SSD enclosure.  To say the least, this chip has done very well and we have reviewed it in enclosures to …

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Intel Announces Optane™ Memory M15 Featuring 2 x Additional PCIe Lanes — Computex 2019 Update

Intel is launching their Computex 2019 coverage by announcing their next generation of Intel Optane™ memory, designated as the M15 for 7th generation and later Intel Core™ CPU platforms.  The Intel Optane memory M15 features two additional PCIe lanes to provide higher throughput bandwidth for enhanced system responsiveness and acceleration. Intel’s latest Optane offering also includes additional NMVe features, such …

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Toshiba Announces XG6-P NVMe SSD – Industry’s Most Advanced Flash Node and up to 2TB of Capacity– Computex 2019 Update

Toshiba Memory America is kicking off their Computex 2019 presence by announcing the XG6-P NVMe SSD, building on the XG6 series that features class-leading write performance. Toshiba is gearing the new XG6-P towards high-end gaming systems and workstations, as well as for cost-optimized data center usage. The XG6-P series facilitates enhanced data access and application performance by virtue of its …

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