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,

Toshiba Announces HK3R SATA III Enterprise SSD For Read-Intensive Applications

Toshiba Digital Media Network Taiwan Corporation, a global technology innovator, is announcing the HK3R series of enterprise solid-state drives (eSSD).  Optimized for read-intensive applications, the HK3R series are suitable for tasks such as read-caching, boot, error logging, and low-duty storage usage that requires end-to-end data protection and power-loss protection.  The HK3R series feature Toshiba’s own proprietary QSBCTM (Quadruple Swing-By Code) …

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OCZ Announces Intrepid 3000 Series of Enterprise SSDs — Superior Sustained IOPS and Low Latency

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a pioneer of high-performing solid-sate drives (SSDs) for both client and enterprise, is announcing their next-generation of enterprise SSDs, dubbed the Intrepid 3000 series.  The enterprise-class SATA III Intrepid 3000 series, in capacities of  up to 800GB, becomes OCZ’s highest performing and largest capacity of enterprise SATA SSDs so far. Utilizing OCZ’s Everest 2 platform that combines …

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Toshiba Announces PX03SN Series Of Read-Intensive 12GB/s SAS Enterprise SSDs — Read Speeds of 900 MB/s And 130,000 IOPS

Toshiba Corporation, a global storage solutions leader, is announcing expansion of its enterprise SSD family to include new models keyed toward read-intensive applications.  It is anticipated that the new PX03SN series of 12GB/s SAS SSDs will begin shipping just before calendar year’s end. Toshiba’s PX03SN series will support up to one full drive write per day (DWPD), and are geared …

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OCZ Technology Prepared To File Bankruptcy — Possible Toshiba Takeover Pending

OCZ Technology, provider of high-performance solid state drives for both consumers and enterprise, has announced that Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. has taken exclusive control of the company’s depository accounts at Silicon Valley Bank and Wells Fargo Bank, NA.  As stated in OCZ’s recent SEC filings, OCZ and Hercules were parties to a loan and security agreement, the terms of …

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LSI’s Technology Partners at AIS Part II — LSI AIS 2013 Update

LSI’s Accelerating Innovation Summit 2013 has a host of technology partners and sponsors displaying their latest LSI-related wares for attendees to view.  This session has us visiting a few more booths and displays of exhibitors.  With only a couple of exceptions, everyone displaying is presenting technology that utilizes and/or features some of LSI’s latest software and hardware solutions. ARM, a major …

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CSI Data — Using Advanced Computing Technology To Combat Fraud — LSI AIS 2013 Update

LSI’s AIS 2013 continued with its fourth keynote presentation.  Vince M. Walden, a partner in Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services division, spoke on the topic of “CSI Data — How Big Data is Changing The Face of Complex Fraud Investigations.” Joining Vince Walden on the stage were Nadia Brannon, an Ernst & Young executive director in Vince’s fraud …

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LSI’s Latest Technology Key Partners Take Part in AIS – LSI AIS 2013 Update

LSI Accelerating Innovation Summit 2013 is underway in San Jose, California. After keynote speakers Abhi Talwalkar (President and CEO of LSI) and Rob Crooke, (Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the NVM Solutions Group at Intel) opened with an overview of their vision of the unfolding DataCentric Era, we headed off to see some of LSI’s latest solutions as …

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LSI Announces New MegaRAID 12 Gb/s SAS Controller Cards And Expanders

LSI Corporation is announcing two new key product families.  The MegaRAID SAS 9300 family of 12Gb/s controller cards provide significant performance improvements for enterprise and hyperscale datacenters.  A new family of 12Gb/s SAS expanders, including the new LSI SAS3x48, feature LSI’s unique DataBoltTM bandwidth aggregation that enables 12Gb/s SAS performance, while utilizing 6Gb/s drives.  LSI’s new product families further expand …

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