G-Technology Announces G-DRIVE Slim SSD USB-C — Their First Solid State Portable Drive

G-Technology, a Western Digital brand, is announcing the G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C, which expands their G-DRIVE lineup to include their first solid-state portable drive.  This new drive provides faster data transfer speeds via USB-C connectivity, and is an excellent option for expanded external storage for the latest next-generation computing devices, such as the MacBook and Apple’s all-new MacBook Pro, a …

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LaCie Announces Bolt3 (World’s Fastest Desktop Storage!) & 6big Thunderbolt 3 / 12big Thunderbolt 3 Storage Systems

LaCie, Seagate’s premium brand, is announcing the Bolt3, combining Thunderbolt 3 interface speeds with the latest M.2 PCIe SSDs to produce the world’s fastest desktop drive.  The Bolt3 enables the breakthrough performance capabilities of the Thunderbolt 3 connection, and pairs it with 2 x M.2 PCIe SSDs in a striped 2TB volume. Also being announced are the 6big Thunderbolt 3 …

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Integral Memory Announces SVR-PRO SATA III SSDs Featuring Novachips HLNAND – Exponential Leaps in Capacity!

UK-based Integral Memory is announcing that they have partnered up with Novachips to create a new series of solid-state drives (SSDs) that provide superior performance and an exponential leap in capacity.  The first products of this partnership are the SVR-PRO SATA III SSDs, which feature a unique storage control architecture that is ideal for the ever-growing requirement of enterprise data …

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Intel Announces DC P3100 3D NAND SSD – Intel’s First M.2 Form Factor PCIe/NVMe SSD For the Data Center

Intel is announcing the addition of the DC P3100 series of SSDs to its lineup of 3D NAND solutions for data centers, representing Intel’s first PCIe/NVMe data center model in the M.2 form factor.  Intel’s latest offering extends their 30-year commitment of providing innovative and breakthrough memory technologies, as well as their long-term goal of transforming the economics of storage …

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Toshiba Is Key Partner With NetApp To Provide FIPS-Certified Secure Storage For NetApp FAS and E-Series Arrays For Enterprise Usage

Toshiba is announcing that their PX04S 12Gb/s SAS SSDs are now FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified, providing the highest level of data security for users that require certified protection of their critical and/or valuable data. FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) are a set of standards that describe document processing, encryption algorithms and other information technology standards for use within non-military …

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Swissbit Announces New SD and Micro SD Memory Cards Featuring pSLC Technology

Swissbit is announcing their new S-46 (SD) and S-46µ (Micro SD) memory cards for high performance and high endurance applications.  Swissbit is a leading European manufacturer of DRAM and flash memory devices.  Both of these new Swissbit memory cards utilize the latest MLC flash memory with a page-based firmware translation layer (FTL), along with a single bit per cell (SLC) …

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Mangstor Announces NX6325 NVMe Over Fabric Storage Array

Mangstor is announcing a new non-volatile memory storage solution at this week’s VMworld 2016 Europe in Barcelona Spain.  The NX6325 NVMe over fabric storage array is capable of 100Gb/s interconnect speeds over RDMA networks.  Mangstor, which is a member of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Partner Ready for OEM program, has developed the NX6325 based on the HPE ProLiant DL380 …

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LiteOn Announces CV5 Entry-Level 2.5” SATA SSD

LiteOn is announcing its newest client SSD, designated as the CV5.  This SSD is geared toward entry-level applications, such as everyday usage, multi-media and visual effects editing, as well as gaming.  The CV5 utilizes TLC NAND, with a limited SLC cache for improved burst performance. LiteOn’s CV5 is being offered in a 2.5″ x 7mm form factor, in capacities of …

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Samsung 960 Pro M.2 NVMe SSD Review (2TB) – Breathtaking Speed

Size, weight, speed, latency, endurance, power consumption, price, warranty, etc. All these characteristics help to define storage media and are what classify some drives as entry level, others as mainstream, and a for a select few, enthusiast/prosumer. What if we said we have a drive that is near the perfect mix of all these and the result is that it …

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