CSI Data — Using Advanced Computing Technology To Combat Fraud — LSI AIS 2013 Update

LSI’s AIS 2013 continued with its fourth keynote presentation.  Vince M. Walden, a partner in Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services division, spoke on the topic of “CSI Data — How Big Data is Changing The Face of Complex Fraud Investigations.” Joining Vince Walden on the stage were Nadia Brannon, an Ernst & Young executive director in Vince’s fraud …

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Prepping IT As A Service For 2020 – VMware Virtualization & Cloud At LSI AIS 2013

Ray O’Farrell of VMware’s cloud infrastructure R&D took the stage for Thursday’s LSI AIS 2013 opening keynote to show the current correlation of virtualization and cloud, and how it would extend to IT in 2020 as a faster, more efficient and multifaceted service compared to the present day. The estimated numbers were quite staggering, especially considering the projections were only …

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LSI SandForce SF3700 Flash SSD Controller Questions Answered – LSI AIS 2013 Update

CODENAME GRIFFIN Since our discovery of the next gen LSI SandForce flash controller at Computex earlier this year, it has been the talk of the storage world.  Codenamed Griffin, ADATA displayed both enterprise and M.2 ultrabook SSD prototypes of the controller at their event display without mention or word to anyone, almost daring the storage world to take note.  It …

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LSI’s Latest Technology Key Partners Take Part in AIS – LSI AIS 2013 Update

LSI Accelerating Innovation Summit 2013 is underway in San Jose, California. After keynote speakers Abhi Talwalkar (President and CEO of LSI) and Rob Crooke, (Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the NVM Solutions Group at Intel) opened with an overview of their vision of the unfolding DataCentric Era, we headed off to see some of LSI’s latest solutions as …

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The Datacentric Era Keynote With LSI CEO Abhi Talwalkar – LSI AIS 2013 Update

Earlier this morning at Accelerating Innovation Summit (AIS) 2013, LSI President and CEO Abhi Talwalkar presented his vision of “The Datacentric World” which primarily focused on instant retrieval of information and real-time analytics. A few examples to illustrate the point came from the video, such as the ability to instantly dispatch first-responders in case of an emergency, or to decipher a …

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LSI Announces New MegaRAID 12 Gb/s SAS Controller Cards And Expanders

LSI Corporation is announcing two new key product families.  The MegaRAID SAS 9300 family of 12Gb/s controller cards provide significant performance improvements for enterprise and hyperscale datacenters.  A new family of 12Gb/s SAS expanders, including the new LSI SAS3x48, feature LSI’s unique DataBoltTM bandwidth aggregation that enables 12Gb/s SAS performance, while utilizing 6Gb/s drives.  LSI’s new product families further expand …

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Silicon Power Announces SSD-Thunder T11 Portable Thunderbolt SSD

Silicon Power, a global producer of memory and storage solutions, is announcing their revolutionary new ThunderboltTM solid state drive (SSD), dubbed the Thunder T11.  This unique palm-sized drive utilizes Intel’s ThunderboltTM technology, and has been officially certified by both Intel and Apple.  The Thunder T11 represents a new platform of storage solution, and offers its users absolute reliability and capabilities, …

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LSI Introduces SandForce SF3700 Flash Controller Capable Of 1,800MB/s Sequential Reads, First To Support Two Native Host Interfaces

LSI Corporation today unveiled the third generation of its market-leading SandForce flash controller line, the industry’s most widely deployed flash management technology for driving PCIe and SATA solid state drive (SSD) and flash card solutions. Designed to support power-sensitive client computing applications as well as I/O-intensive enterprise and hyperscale environments, the new LSI SandForce SF3700 flash controller family provides the …

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ADATA DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB External SSD Review – Excellent Build and Performance With an Amazing Price

ADATA recently announced availability of their new DashDrive Elite SE720 External SSD and sent one along to us for analysis.  Without stealing the thunder of this entire report, the SE720 is ultrathin, extremely well-built, has LSI SandForce speeds and we were floored at the Amazon pricing we found that brought this external SSD below that of many similar bare 128GB …

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