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

Plextor Announces M6M mSATA SSD — Brings Real-World Desktop-Like Performance to Notebook PCs

Plextor, a leading producer of digital storage devices, is announcing the launch of its new M6M mSATA solid-state drive (SSD), which is optimized to bring real-world high-performance to compact devices such as tablets, laptops, notebooks and Ultrabooks.  Installing an M6M into such a mobile device will result in maximized system responsiveness and improved battery life. The M6M is capable of …

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Samsung’s NVMe PCIe SSD — Industry’s First — To Be Featured In Dell PowerEdge R920 Server

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., global leader in advanced memory solutions, is announcing that its industry-first NVMe PCIe 1.6TB SSD is to be featured in Dell’s new R920 PowerEdge server.  This partnership between Samsung and Dell gives them the distinction of being first in the world to ship a computing solution with SSDs that use the NVMe (non-volatile memory express) protocol, …

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Team Group Announces MP1 mSATA SSD For Ultrabooks, Notebooks, And Other Small Form Factor Usage

Team Group, a leading global producer of memory storage products, is announcing its newest solid-state drive (SSD), the MP1 mSATA SSD.  The MP1 brings outstanding performance to notebooks, Ultrabooks, Tablets and Next Unit of Computing (NUC) devices.  At merely 1/8 the size of a standard 2.5″ SSD, the MP1 offers the thinnest and lightest storage solution to date from Team …

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SK Hynix Sued By SanDisk And Toshiba Over Alleged Theft Of Trade Secrets

Toshiba and Sandisk have filed separate lawsuits seeking damages from SK Hynix, and have alleged that the company has profited from the theft of data relating to NAND flash memory technology.  Toshiba and SanDisk have been partners for a number of years on the production of flash memory chip technology for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.  Toshiba currently …

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ADATA Announces 5.2.5 Firmware Update For SSDs With LSI SandForce SF-2200 Series Controllers

ADATA Technology, a leading producer of high performance NAND flash products and DRAM modules, is announcing the release of a firmware update, version 5.2.5, for ADATA SSDs that are equipped with LSI SandForce SF-2200 series controllers.  The models affected by this firmware update are:  SX910, SX900, SP900, SP800, S511, S510 and S396. The new firmware update improves SATA stability, and …

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OCZ Storage Solutions Announces Z-Drive 4500 PCIe SSDs With Windows Accelerator (WXL) Software

OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company and leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for both client and enterprise markets, is announcing introduction of their enterprise-class Z-Drive 4500 PCI Express (PCIe) SSD series.  The newest Z-Drive 4500 Series achieves even stronger performance than OCZ’s renowned Z-Drive R4 series.  Utilizing Toshiba’s 19nm MLC NAND flash, the Z-Drive 4500 series features …

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Apricorn Announces Aegis Padlock SSD — Crush-Resistant, Secure and Encrypted

Apricorn, a leading producer of secure mobile storage devices, is announcing its entry into the ever-growing ruggedized storage device market with its new super-rugged and encrypted USB 3.0 solid-state drive.  The Aegis Padlock SSD is constructed to military-grade durability standards and FIPS 140-2 validated security protocols, and is geared to the rigorous and stringent needs of Military, Law Enforcement and …

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Memoright Announces XT3 Series of SSDs — Improved Performance Along With Lower-Cost TLC NAND

Memoright is announcing their latest SSD offering, the XT3 series, that features lower cost TLC NAND flash memory along with their proprietary Advanced Endurance Write features and Super Cache firmware architecture.  The XT3 series offers a combination of reliability and performance at a lower price point, and is ideal for personal computing usage scenarios. TLC flash memory is widely used …

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Toshiba Announces HG6 Series of High-Performance Solid State Drives For Read-Intensive And Power-Sensitive Applications

Toshiba America Electronic Components and its Storage Products Business Unit are announcing the HG6 series of solid state drives (SSDs), representing their next generation of the award-winning HG series of high-performance SSDs.  This latest addition to the HG lineup features high performance and low power consumption, and is applicable to a broad range of usage scenarios, from Ultrabooks to datacenters. …

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