Storage Visions 2015 – The Future of Flash

After yesterday’s long cross country flight and well needed rest, we’re all here at Riviera Convention Center to check out Storage Visions 2015! Today and tomorrow there are sessions on all things storage. Starting off today, there was a session on “Looking for Storage for High Resolution Content Capture and Production.” Following up on this was  a keynote on the Facebook …

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SSD of the Week – ADATA SP610

In last week’s SSD of the Week we highlighted AMD’s first entry into the SSD market, their Radeon R7. It is a gamer oriented drive that has been developed with OCZ to deliver some great performance. This week we are starting off 2015 by recommending a great performing drive at very good price points, the ADATA SP610. The SP610 comes …

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Plextor M6e Black Edition PCIe SSD Specs And Photos Leaked

Our friends over at Hardware.Info just came into some pictures and specifications of a new Plextor PCIe SSD, which will reportedly be called the M6e Black Edition. It is anticipated that it will be unveiled and/or launched at CES 2015 in Las Vegas next week. The original M6e was basically a green PCB, while the Black Edition will come shrouded …

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SSD of the Week – AMD Radeon R7

We hope you have been enjoying the holidays and to all we wish you a happy new year! To end the week, our SSD of the Week will be highlighting a newcomer’s introduction to the SSD market, AMD’s Radeon R7. This gamer oriented SSD continues to expand AMD’s Radeon product diversity. For their first step, they have decided to partner …

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Samsung Magician 4.5 RAPID Mode – Evaluated With Demonstrated Speed Increase

Over the years, consumers have demanded and pushed manufacturers to develop SSD toolboxes to use when they install an SSD in their system. Offering a SSD toolbox has become almost a necessity in today’s SSD market. These toolboxes offer features such as drive health monitoring, feature activation, manual secure erase and TRIM triggers, as well as firmware update abilities and …

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SSD of the Week – OCZ Arc 100

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, …

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Western Digital / HGST Announces Acquisition of Enterprise All-Flash System Developer Skyera

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 …

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