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

Marvell Announces New SSD-class eMMC Controller For Mobile Storage

Marvell, a global provider of integrated silicon devices, is announcing launch of its new industry-leading SSD-class eMMC NAND flash controller geared to the mobile storage market.  The new 88NV1088 5.0 NAND flash controller supports HS400 high transfer speeds, while also offering a high capacity point, ultra-high performance and high reliability.  The 88NV1088 5.0 also features low latency and efficient power …

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OCZ Storage Solutions Announces Post-Bankruptcy Warranty Policy For Previously-Purchased OCZ Products

OCZ Storage Solutions, formerly OCZ Technology Group prior to Toshiba Corporation purchasing the bulk of their assets during bankruptcy proceedings, has defined their warranty position for products purchased prior to the bankruptcy filing.  As is often the case in such an acquisition, Toshiba Corporation purchased assets of OCZ Technology Group; but many liabilities, including any outstanding warranty coverages, were excluded …

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Eurocom Announces Shipment of Its Armadillo Ultrabook Featuring World’s Largest mSATA SSD — Samsung 840 EVO 1TB

Eurocom Corporation, Canada’s premier manufacturer of Desktop ReplacementTM notebooks and all-in-one PCs, is announcing that they have begun shipping their latest Armadillo Ultrabook featuring the world’s largest capacity mSATA SSD — the Samsung 840 EVO 1TB mSATA SSD.  The latest Armadillo Ultrabook features both a standard 7mm drive bay and an mSATA slot, creating the possibility of up to 2 …

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ADATA Announces SSD Toolbox Software

ADATA Technology, a global provider of flash storage and memory products, is announcing the release of their own proprietary SSD Toolbox software for monitoring status and performance of ADATA solid state drives (SSDs).  The ADATA SSD Toolbox enables users to easily and quickly configure, optimize, and monitor the overall health of their ADATA solid state drive.  ADATA now joins a …

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It’s Official! Toshiba Completes Acquisition of OCZ’s Assets — Say Hello To OCZ Storage Solutions!

Toshiba Corporation, a world-leading producer of  NAND flash memory, has announced that it has finalized the purchase of nearly all of OCZ Technology Group’s assets.  OCZ’s new official name, effective immediately, is OCZ Storage Solutions.  Toshiba will operate OCZ Storage Solutions as an independent company, and plans for it to continue to be a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives …

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SanDisk Announces Shipment of ULLtraDIMM SSD — Industry’s First Flash-Based Ultra-Low Latency Storage Device

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage products, is announcing that it has begun shipping (for qualification) their ULLtraDIMMTM Solid State Drive.  The ULLtraDIMM represents the storage industry’s first enterprise-class, ultra-low latency, memory channel storage solution geared towards servers.  As use of flash storage technology continues to grow in enterprise data centers, adding flash technology onto the DRAM memory …

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OCZ Receives Court Approval For Toshiba To Acquire Its SSD Assets — The OCZ Name Lives On!

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a prior leader in high-performance solid state drive (SSD) technology for client and enterprise markets, has announced that they have received approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to transfer the substantial portion of the SSD-related assets to Toshiba Corporation.  Many have asked if the OCZ name would live on under …

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Kingston Showcases New HyperX Predator PCIe SSD With LSI Griffin Speeds of 1.8GB/s & 150K IOPS – CES 2014 Update

CES 2014 is off and running, and our first stop this morning was to the Emeror’s Ballroom of Caesar’s Palace to meet with Kingston Technology.  The very first thing that caught our eye, and definitely piqued our interest, was the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD.  As with other products in the HyperX line, Kingston has dressed the card up with a …

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SanDisk X110 M.2 2260 SSD Enables High Performance SSD RAID in ASUS’ UX301LA Zenbook – Storage Visions 2014 Update

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading flash storage producer, is announcing that ASUS is featuring the SanDisk X110 solid-state drive (SSD) ZENBOOK UX301LA Ultrabook.  The SanDisk M.2 2260 form-factor X110 SSD is a very thin and light-weight storage solution that is ideal for notebook / Ultrabook applications. The ASUS UX301LA also features quite the thin design, along with the high performance achieved …

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