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

Sonnet Announces Tempo Ultra-High Performance PCIe SSD

Sonnet Technologies is announcing the Tempo PCI Express (PCIe) solid-state drive (SSD) card, containing a 512GB SSD module, becoming the newest offering in the Sonnet Tempo series of high-performance storage cards. The Sonnet Tempo PCIe SSD card represents an ultra-fast alternative to traditional storage devices by mounting a high-performance SSD on a low-profile card that installs into a computer’s PCIe …

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Toshiba Announces HK3E2 And HK3R2 Series Of Enterprise SSDs Utilizing Toshiba-Designed Controller

Toshiba America Electronics Components, Inc.’s Storage Products Business Unit is announcing a new series of enterprise SSDs (eSSD).  The HK3E2 and HK3R2 both feature Toshiba’s second generation A19(nm) MLC NAND flash memory coupled with a Toshiba-designed enterprise controller.  The HK3E2 series is geared toward value endurance workloads, while the HK3R2 series is geared toward read-intensive workloads. Ideally suited for enterprise …

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Transcend Announces StoreJet For Mac SJM500 Portable SSD With Thunderbolt And USB 3.0 Connections

Transcend Information, Inc., a leading producer of multimedia and storage devices, is announcing the launch of the StoreJet for Mac SJM500 portable SSD that features both a Thunderbolt connection and a USB 3.0 connection. The SJM500 is natively formatted in HFS+ and provides full support for Apple’s Time Machine backup software, giving users “plug and play” backup capabilities. Advanced Thunderbolt …

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Mushkin Announces REACTOR 1TB SSD Based On Silicon Motion SM2246EN Controller

Mushkin Enhanced Mfg., a leading producer of high-performance digital storage products, is announcing their new REACTOR series of solid-state drives (SSDs) that feature 1TB of capacity. The REACTOR SSD is a great combination of the extreme performance benefits of an SSD and the larger 1TB capacity traditionally only found in mechanical hard drives (HDDs). The REACTOR 1TB SSD features Silicon …

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OCZ Announces Saber 1000 Series Of SSDs For Read-Intensive Enterprise Applications

OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company and leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), is announcing their new enterprise-class solid-state drive (SSD) geared toward read-intensive applications such as high-volume deployment hyperscale, distributed computing and web-hosting computing environments. The SATA-interface Saber 1000 series represents a solution to demanding critical customer business challenges, and is supported by a feature set that …

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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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