Kingston A1000 M.2 NVMe SSD Review (480/960GB)

Looking back ten years or so to when SSDs were introduced, I would have never have believed that hard drives would still be the main system storage choice this far down the line.  They are larger, slower, noisier, require more power which results in less portable battery life, lack security and endurance, and their performance is significantly less than an …

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HP EX900 NVMe M.2 SSD Review (500GB)

It was only a few days back that we reviewed the HP EX920 NVMe SSD at the 1TB capacity and determined that it held an absolutely great price point for the performance it presented.  Today, we are taking a look at the little brother to that SSD, the HP EX900 NVMe which HP hopes will hit a home run when …

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HP EX920 M.2 NVMe SSD Review (1TB) – Great Speed for a Dynamite Price

High performance, low power, increased system responsiveness, high reliability, small form factor, minimum weight, enhanced ruggedness along with high data integrity and security; these are the selling points made by HP with respect to their newest HP EX920 M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD.  As much as this description might fit any of the latest gen M.2 SSD family, HP …

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SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Review (1TB)

There are three constants evident in the storage industry in recent years, these being increased performance, increased capacity and lower pricing.  We could probably include such things as product build quality and warranty in this, however, those three features traditionally have made up that golden triangle.  The consumer wants value. They need a higher capacity and with media quality and …

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Microsemi Announces Expanded Opportunities for Cloud Data Centers – Adaptec Smart Storage Now Compatible with AMD EPYC Processors

Microsemi is announcing that its family of 12Gb/s SAS/SATA host bus adapters (HBAs) are now compatible with AMD’s EPYC™ series of processors.  This applies to the Microsemi Adaptec HBA 1100, the SmartHBA 2100 and the SmartRAID 3100 series of HBAs.  Data center customers utilizing AMD EPYC processors and looking for a storage adapter solution can utilize Microsemi’s full lineup of …

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Marvell Announces Industry First NVMe Chipset Solutions for Data Center SSD Applications

Marvell is announcing the launch of several innovative NVMe-based chipset solutions that will accelerate time from development to market for application-optimized SSD deployments in data centers.  Marvell’s newly-developed and highly versatile devices can be tailored to specific cloud and enterprise workload requirements, improving capacity, performance, latency, power requirements and cost. The continued growth of cloud services and new technologies, such …

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Nimbus Data Announces World’s Largest SSD at 100TB! – Powering Data-Driven Innovation!

Nimbus Data is announcing the ExaDrive® DC100 – the largest capacity of solid-state drive ever produced at 100TB!  This represents more than 3 X the capacity of the nearest competitors, and the ExaDrive DC100 also consumes 85% less power per terabyte (TB).  Nimbus Data’s innovations have reduced total cost of ownership per terabyte by 42% as compared to competitors’ enterprise …

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Toshiba Announces KumoScale Storage Software for Cloud Applications

Toshiba is utilizing the 2018 Open Compute Project (OCP) U.S. Summit to announce general availability of their new KumoScale™ storage software for cloud applications.  This new NVMe-oF™ (NVM Express™ over Fabrics) shared accelerated storage software enables the use of NVMe-oF to make flash storage accessible over a data center network, providing a simplified, flexible abstraction of physical disks into a …

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