Our SSD of the Week series became a little side tracked over the past few weeks. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals going on, almost any SSD was a good buy. Now however, prices are back where they should be and the holidays are just around the corner. If you weren’t lucky enough to score a good deal yet, ... Read More »
HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a division of Western Digital Corp., is announcing that it has completed an all-cash acquisition of Skyera, a leading developer of all-flash enterprise storage systems for data centers and scale-out cloud applications. Skyera will be fully integrated into HGST, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WD. The Skyera acquisition enhances HGST’s existing portfolio and ... Read More »
Avago (Formerly LSI) Announces 9300 Series Of 16-Port 12Gb/s SAS Host Bus Adapter — Up To Nearly 2,000,000 IOPS!!
Avago Technolgies, via its recent acquisition of LSI, is announcing that it is expanding its industry-leading lineup of 12Gb/s SAS host bus adapters (HBAs) to include new 16-port offerings. The 9300-16i (internal connectivity) and 9300-16e (external connectivity) are their newest high port count SAS HBAs, providing 12Gb/s of bandwidth and (up to) nearly 2,000,000 IOPS of performance. Avago’s new 16-port ... Read More »
OWC Announces Aura SSD – Industry’s 1st SSD Upgrade For 2013 Mac Pro — 1TB And 2TB Available For Preorder
Other World Computing (OWC), a leading producer of solid-state storage products for Mac computers, is announcing its new 1TB and 2TB Aura SSD upgrades for the 2013 Mac Pro. This makes OWC the first company to offer cost-effective and easy DIY storage capacity upgrade solutions for the 2013 Mac Pro. This new Aura SSD is custom engineered for the 2013 ... Read More »
Memblaze And PMC Collaborate On PBlaze4 PCIe SSD For Hyperscale Data Centers – 3.2GB/s Reads and 850,000 IOPS!
PMC-Sierra, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise storage system solutions, is announcing that Memblaze Technology Co., Ltd., a leading provider of flash storage devices, is utilizing PMC’s Flashtec NVM Express (NVMe) SSD controllers in its newest generation of PCI Express (PCIe) flash accelerator cards. Memblaze’s Flashtec-based PBlaze4 solutions are geared toward Open Compute Project and hyperscale data center deployments. The ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
Do you shop at Amazon? Please bookmark us! There have been some great purchase opportunities as many have seen over the last few days, and we learned a thing or two also. A number of e-mails were received from those wanting to support our cause where visitors to the site asked how they could support us through Amazon purchases without going ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »