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

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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Silicon Power Announces SSD-Thunder T11 Portable Thunderbolt SSD

Silicon Power, a global producer of memory and storage solutions, is announcing their revolutionary new ThunderboltTM solid state drive (SSD), dubbed the Thunder T11.  This unique palm-sized drive utilizes Intel’s ThunderboltTM technology, and has been officially certified by both Intel and Apple.  The Thunder T11 represents a new platform of storage solution, and offers its users absolute reliability and capabilities, …

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Team Group Announces Dark L3 SSD — Designed Exclusively For Gamers

Team Group has announced a SATAIII SSD designed exclusively for competition games and gamers — the Dark L3.  Die-hard gamers will appreciate the enhanced sensations of speed and fierce fights attainable with the ultra-performance of the Dark L3.  The 2.5″, 7mm form factor allows the Dark L3 to bring top-notch gaming to desktop PCs, laptops, or Ultrabooks. In any Massive …

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OCZ Technology Announces StoragePro XL 1.1 — Centralized Management Software For OCZ Enterprise SSDs

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., leading developer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for consumers and enterprise, is announcing its new StoragePro XL 1.1 SSD management software.  This new application allows for centralized monitoring and management of OCZ enterprise SSDs that are connected to network servers, appliances or storage arrays.  Designed to be a network-accessible management tool, StoragePro XL 1.1 gives IT …

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Toshiba Announces PX02SS Enterprise Solid State Drive For Write-Intensive Applications

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a global storage products developer and producer, and their Storage Products Business Unit are announcing the PX02SS enterprise solid state drive (eSSD).  This new addition to Toshiba’s eSSD family is optimized for write-intensive usage scenarios, such as data processing and online transaction processing. The PX02SS utilizes a 12 GB/s SAS interface (backwards compatible with 6 …

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MyDigitalSSD 128GB mSATA SuperCache 2 Caching SSD Review

Today’s review is of MyDigitalSSD’s SuperCache 2 mSATA 128GB SSD, and the FNet HybriDisk caching software.  A license key for the HybriDisk software is included with the purchase of the SuperCache 2. INTRODUCTION How does a caching SSD work?  It works in conjunction with a hard drive disk (HDD) to create what the operating system sees as a single, combined storage partition. …

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