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OWC Thunderbay 4 mini Thunderbolt 2 Enclosure Review – 2TB SSD Storage at 1340 MB/s

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Perhaps the most noticeable features that solid state storage has brought to the table in recent years are massive performance advance and higher capacities in a smaller footprint.  Looking at where we have come with SSDs, ultrabooks today can be found containing 1TB SSDs only 2mm thick, yet capable of speeds up to 1.4GB/s.   Similarly, external storage devices have ... Read More »

Enmotus Announces General Availability of FuzeDrive Server Software— All-Flash Performance W/O Cost of All-Flash Array

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Enmotus, Inc., a California-based developer of innovative software-defined storage acceleration solutions, is announcing general availability of its FuzeDriveTM Server software for Windows and Linux. This new class of software-defined storage acceleration allows storage appliance and converged platform builders to provide all-flash performance to their storage array, without the full cost of an all-flash storage system, utilizing off-the-shelf solid state devices ... Read More »

Samsung Announces Acquisition Of Proximal Data And Their AutoCache Server Caching Software

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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world-leading producer of advanced semiconductor devices, is announcing that they have acquired Proximal Data, a San Diego, California-based company that has pioneered server-side caching software. Proximal Data’s feature product is AutoCache, which is caching software with I/O intelligence that is geared toward virtual machine architectures. AutoCache was chosen in 2012 as Best of Show winner ... Read More »

RAIDON Runner GR2660 SSD/HDD RAID Enclosure Review

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External enclosures offer users many options and benefits from storage expansion to redundancy and speed. RAIDON Technology Inc. has been in the storage industry since 2000. They focus on high quality and unique product designs to provide professionals with reliable data storage solutions. We haven’t reviewed many external drive enclosures at The SSD Review, but since this one is for ... Read More »

HGST Announces World’s First Enterprise-Class 10TB HDD

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HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a leading producer of enterprise storage solutions, and a Western Digital company, is announcing the world’s first enterprise-class 10TB hard disk drive (HDD) for cool/cold storage applications.  Mike Cordano, President of HGST, this morning introduced this HDD in San Francisco. HGST achieves unprecedented capacity leadership by utilizing two complementary technologies:  HelioSealTM technology and host-managed ... Read More »

OWC ThunderBay 4 RAID5 Edition Review – Speed, Capacity and Data Security

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Capacity, performance and value are three things always being examined by the media professional to increase efficiency and productivity.  Similarly, a large chunk of media production and editing still favors the Mac.  Our report today examines the newest release of the OWC ThunderBolt 4 external storage device, a device that connects to the newest Mac Pro via single or dual ... Read More »

Edge Boost Server 7mm SSD Review — LSI-SandForce Performance With Enterprise-Level Durability Features

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Edge Memory is a leading supplier of DRAM memory and other flash-based devices, including solid-state drives (SSDs).  Back in February, we reviewed their diskGO Super-speed USB 3.0 pocket SSD.  While offering a variety of consumer-level products, Edge’s expertise and passion are focused on the enterprise market and corporate-level projects. Edge is best known for their “Boost” series of both client ... Read More »

ASRock Z87 Extreme11/ac Mobo Reaches 6 GB/s & 850K IOPS

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Our report today will demonstrate single and RAID tests when we combine the newest ASRock Z87 Extreme11/ac motherboard with eight HGST SSD800MM SAS 12Gbps 400GB enterprise SSDs.  Our charts will display how the HGST SSD800MM scales as it is tested on its own, as well as in RAID 0 at X2, X4 and X8 combinations.  We can validate right off ... Read More »

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