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Transcend Announces 1TB Version of MTS800 M.2 SSD – Large Capacity in 2280 Form Factor For Ultra-Thin Computing Devices

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Transcend Information, Inc., a leading producer of storage and multimedia devices, is announcing availability of their new MTS800 solid-state drive (SSD) in a 1TB version in the M.2 2280 form factor. The MTS800 is ideal for providing large storage capacity for ultra-thin computing devices, such as laptops, Ultrabooks and tablets. Transcend’s MTS800 utilizes high-quality MLC NAND flash memory and the …

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ZOTAC Announces SONIX PCIe SSD Featuring NVMe 1.2 PCIe Gen3 Interface and Phison E7 Controller

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ZOTAC International, a leading producer of high-performance graphics cards and other PC components and accessories, is announcing the SONIX PCIe SSD to enhance their growing lineup of fast solid-state drives (SSDs). ZOTAC’s SONIX is geared toward enthusiasts, representing a top-of-the-line high performance SSD for serious gamers, enhanced productivity and even enterprise applications. SONIX is ZOTAC’s first PCIe-based storage device, with …

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Toshiba Announces HK4 Series of Enterprise SATA SSDs in Both Read-Intensive and Value-Endurance Versions

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Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing the HK4 series of enterprise SATA 6Gb/s solid-state drives (SSDs) that are geared toward read-intensive and value-endurance usage scenarios. The HK4 series represents Toshiba’s first enterprise SSDs that utilize embedded 15nm MLC NAND flash memory for data center and enterprise applications, and include low latency that is tuned for high quality of service …

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Toshiba’s 12Gb/s PX04S SAS SSD Powers Dell’s Fastest SAS-Based Servers – 340,000 Random Read IOPS With a Single Drive!

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Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing a new collaboration with Dell, who becomes the first global server original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to utilize Toshiba’s PX04S solid-state drives (SSDs). By utilizing the PX04S family of SAS SSDs, Dell now offers SAS-based servers with the fastest random read enterprise SSDs in the market. A Dell PowerEdge R730 is able to demonstrate …

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Toshiba Announces SG5 Series of Consumer SSDs With Embedded TLC NAND

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Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing their newest client solid-state drive (SSD), which is designated as the SG5 Series. The SG5 Series will utilize embedded 15nm TLC NAND flash, creating higher storage capacities within smaller form factors, as well as creating a lower price point for consumers. The SG5 represents Toshiba’s first consumer SATA SSD that supports up to …

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Virtium Announces StorFly XE Class SSDs – Middle Endurance Category to Extend StorFly Lineup of Industrial-Grade Offerings

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Virtium, a leading producer of industrial solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory products, is announcing the expansion of their StorFly lineup of high-endurance industrial SSDs with the addition of the StoryFly XE Class of SSDs. Virtium’s new XE Class of drives fits between their current StorFly CE Class SSDs and their StorFly PE Class drives. The CE Class of SSDs are …

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Micron Discusses Both MLC and TLC Products Utilizing Their 3D NAND As Well As Future 3D NAND Plans

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We had the opportunity last week to chat with Kevin Kilbuck, Micron’s director of NAND strategic planning, to discuss their current 3D NAND generation, as well as their future 3D NAND plans.  Not only for SSDs, data storage usage opportunites for NAND continue to grow in embedded markets, such as mobile devices, automotive, industrial and the Internet of Things. In …

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Kingston Announces Acquisition of IronKey USB Technology and Assets From Imation

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Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., is announcing that it has acquired the USB technology and assets of IronKey™ from Imation Corp. Kingston has been a leader in encrypted portable storage solutions for businesses for over 10 years, when they launched their first DataTraveler encrypted USB Flash drive. IronKey is one of the top …

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Sony Enters SSD Market With SLW-M Consumer SSD

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Sony Electronics is dipping its toe into the consumer SSD market with the release of their new SLW-M series of consumer SSDs. Sony had been selling some SSDs in Japan, but this is their first foray into the international SSD market. Image source :  techpowerup.com The SLW-M is to be sold in two capacity points – 240GB (SLW-MG2) and 480GB …

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Toshiba Announces Next Generation OCZ Trion 150 Series of SSDs

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Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a global technology leader, is announcing its new OCZ Trion 150 SSD series, representing a cost-effective performance upgrade option for notebooks and desktop PCs. Pairing Toshiba’s 15nm Triple-Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash memory with a Toshiba controller, the Trion 150 series provides a superior blend of reliability, endurance and value with increased real-world performance. The …

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