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

OCZ Announces Vertex 460A SSD Series Featuring Latest Toshiba A19 MLC NAND

OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company and leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), is announcing availability of their new Vertex 460A series of SATA III SSDs for mainstream use. The new 460A line includes all of the performance specifications and features of the popular Vertex 460 series of SSDs, and adds enhancements that include the use of Toshiba’s …

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Silicon Motion Announces In-Vehicle Infotainment System FerriSSDs — First Automotive IVI-Grade Single Package Solutions

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world-leading producer of NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices, is announcing availability of its automotive grade PATA and SATA FerriSSD solutions. The FerriSSDs are designed to replace traditional PATA and SATA hard disk drives (HDDs) that are used in a host of embedded applications, including in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems. Silicon Motion integrates NAND …

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Enmotus Announces General Availability of FuzeDrive Server Software— All-Flash Performance W/O Cost of All-Flash Array

Enmotus, Inc., a California-based developer of innovative software-defined storage acceleration solutions, is announcing general availability of its FuzeDriveTM Server software for Windows and Linux. This new class of software-defined storage acceleration allows storage appliance and converged platform builders to provide all-flash performance to their storage array, without the full cost of an all-flash storage system, utilizing off-the-shelf solid state devices …

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Micron Announces M500IT SSD And Embedded Multimedia Card (eMMC) 5.0 Memory For Automotive Applications

Micron Technology, Inc., a world-leading producer of advanced semiconductor devices, is announcing expansion of its automotive solutions lineup with the advent of their M500IT solid-state drive (SSD) and embedded multimedia card (eMMC) 5.0 memory. Both of these products are designed for automotive usage applications. Micron’s M500IT SSD represents the industry’s first automotive-grade SSD that features AEC-Q100-compliant NAND flash memory components, …

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Samsung Announces Acquisition Of Proximal Data And Their AutoCache Server Caching Software

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world-leading producer of advanced semiconductor devices, is announcing that they have acquired Proximal Data, a San Diego, California-based company that has pioneered server-side caching software. Proximal Data’s feature product is AutoCache, which is caching software with I/O intelligence that is geared toward virtual machine architectures. AutoCache was chosen in 2012 as Best of Show winner …

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Sage Microelectronics Emerges From Stealth Mode With SSD Controller IC Supporting Capacities Up To 5TB

A new data storage device company concentrating its efforts on solid-state drive (SSD) technology has revealed itself by offering a new SSD controller IC that supports SSDs with densities up to 5 Terabytes (5TB). The new company, Sage Microelectronics, is already volume-shipping 2.5TB SSDs produced on a single standard 2.5” form factor PCB. Sage Micro’s S681 (currently in mass production) …

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Lite-ON Announces EP1 Series Of M.2 PCIe Gen 2×4 Enterprise SSD

Lite-ON, a leading producer of enterprise flash storage devices, is announcing its new EP1 series of M.2 PCIe Gen 2×4 enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs). Lite-ON’s EP1 series are designed to solve today’s enterprise storage challenges and address the limitations that hard drive technology imposes on storage infrastructures. Lite-ON’s announcement of the EP1 series is being made at Dell World 2014 …

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VisionTek Announces High-Performance Thumb-Drive Sized USB Pocket SSD

VisionTek Products LLC, a leading producer of high-performance upgrades for PCs and Macs, is announcing its new VisionTek USB Pocket SSD series of thumb-drive sized solid state drives (SSDs). Featuring the speed, enhanced reliability and storage capacity rivaling factory-installed and aftermarket internal SSDs, VisionTek’s USB pocket SSD can be used with almost any Windows, MAC OS-X or Linux based operating …

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G.SKILL Announces Extreme Performance Phoenix Blade 480GB PCIe SSD

G.SKILL International Co., Ltd., a leading producer of high-performance memory and SSD devices, is announcing the Phoenix Blade Series of PCIe SSD, representing the next generation of high-capacity and high-speed storage alternatives. With a design that incorporates the newest flash-based solid state storage technology, and offering error correction and failure handling support, G.SKILL’s Phoenix Blade PCIe SSD is an ideal …

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