Scot Strong

Scot Strong is an automotive parts professional with 30 years experience in proprietary dealership computer systems, He is also a technology freak the rest of the time. He has been repairing, upgrading, and building personal and business computers for over ten years. He has also written articles for automotive parts management publications, and is a regular contributor at our sister site, TechnologyX.com

Toshiba Announces Attainment of “VMware Ready” Designation for PX02SM Series of Enterprise SSDs

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a leading producer of enterprise SSDs, is announcing that its PX02SMB160 Series of enterprise SSDs has attained “VMware Ready” Status. This VMware designation is its highest level of endorsement, and is the result of successful completion of a detailed validation process. The PX02SMB160 can now be found on the VMware Solution Exchange. The VMware Ready …

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Toshiba Announces Q300 and Q300 Pro Series of Internal SSDs – Powerful, Efficient, and Up To 960GB Capacity

The Digital Products Division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. is announcing its two latest internal solid-state drives (SSDs), the Q300 and Q300 Pro series. The Q300 is an upgrade option from a traditional hard disk drive (HDD) that offers a balance of value and performance, while the Q300 Pro is built for gaming and creative usage scenarios that place …

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U.K.-Based Integral Memory Announces High-Performance UltimaPro X SSD – Up To 92,000 Read/Write IOPS

Integral Memory, a U.K.-based producer of solid-state memory devices, is announcing their latest SSD offering, the UltimaPro X SSD, which is geared toward high-performance usage scenarios, such as serious gamers, professional video makers and digital designers. The UltimaPro X pairs the Phison S10 8-channel controller with MLC NAND to attain sequential read speeds of (up to) 565MB/s, and sequential write …

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Samsung Announces Impressive Lineup of V-NAND SSDs For Enterprise and Data Centers – Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world-leading producer of advanced memory devices, is announcing three additions to its industry-leading portfolio of enterprise and data center SSDs, based on their 3D V-NAND technology. Designed for OEMs, the PM1633, PM1725 and PM953 are TCO-optimized, high-performance SSDs that utilize Samsung’s 3-bit MLC V-NAND flash memory that also provides strong reliability and high capacities. According …

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SanDisk Announces CloudSpeed Ultra Gen II SATA SSD for Cloud Infrastructures –Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing its new CloudSpeed Ultra Gen.II SATA SSD geared toward cloud service provider (CSP) and software-defined storage (SDS) vendor environments. With up to 1.6TB of usable capacity, the CloudSpeed Ultra Gen.II SATA SSD offers the storage performance and density required for mixed-use, low-latency-critical transactional workloads, including collaborative online services and …

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Toshiba Announces Three New NVMe Lines of Solid State Drives – Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

The Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a global technology leader, is announcing three separate new families of PCIe solid-state drives that use the NVMe protocol, that are geared toward various usage scenarios, including high-performance notebooks, thin notebooks, 2-in-1 / convertible notebooks, all-in-one tablets and PCs; and also server and general storage applications. All three of …

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Samsung Announces Mass Production of Industry’s First 256-Gigabit 3D V-NAND — Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world-leading producer of advanced memory technology devices, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first 256-gigabit three-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory. This 3D V-NAND is based on 48 layers of 3-bit multi-level cell (MLC) arrays for use in solid-state drives (SSDs). Samsung’s new 256Gb 3D V-NAND flash has double …

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Novachips Announces Scalar-Series of Solid-State Drives – First 4TB/8TB SATA/NVMe SSDs in 2.5” Form Factor

Novachips Co., Ltd, an innovative producer of flash storage solutions, is announcing the Scalar-Series of solid-state drives (SSDs), representing the first 4TB SSD in a 2.5” x 7mm form factor, and the first 8TB SSD in a 2.5” x 15mm form factor. The Scalar-Series of SSDs are based on a SATA 3.1 (6Gb/s) interface, and deliver sequential read speeds of …

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Seagate Announces New Nytro Flash Products To Expand Flash Portfolio — Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

Seagate Technology plc, a world leading producer of storage devices, is announcing the new Nytro XF1440 (2.5″) and Nytro XM1440 (M.2) NVMe solid state drives (SSDs).  Also being announced is the XP6500 Flash Accelerator Card.  These latest offerings from Seagate further expand their flash-based solutions portfolio, which are easily combined with Seagate storage products to satisfy nearly any data storage …

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JMicron Announces JMF60F DRAM-less SATA III SSD Controller — Most Cost-Effective Controller On The Market

JMicron Technology Corp., an industry-leading producer of PCIe and SATA SSD controllers, is announcing the most cost-effective SATA III SSD controller on the market today.  The JMF60F is designed as a hard-disk drive (HDD) replacement for computing devices and embedded applications, and replaces the popular JMF608 that was introduced in 2013. The JMF60F utilizes innovative and flexible technology, and is …

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