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Crucial Expands MX300 Line With More Capacities & Form Factors

Just a month after we reviewed the Limited Edition 750GB model, Crucial is now announcing the release of more capacity options for the MX300 family. It is now available in 275GB, 525GB, the original 750GB, and 1TB. In addition, there will also be an M.2 SATA version that will be released next month in what is said to be all capacities and a 2TB …

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Crucial MX300 SSD Review (750GB)

For what seemed like an eternity Samsung has been the leader in manufacturing 3D NAND. Starting with the release of the Samsung 850 Pro two years ago, they have paved the way for innovation. 3D NAND brings greater capacity, power efficiency, and lower cost to the consumers. After first announcing their 32-Layer 3D NAND last year in March, we have been …

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Kingston Announces Acquisition of IronKey USB Technology and Assets From Imation

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., is announcing that it has acquired the USB technology and assets of IronKey™ from Imation Corp. Kingston has been a leader in encrypted portable storage solutions for businesses for over 10 years, when they launched their first DataTraveler encrypted USB Flash drive. IronKey is one of the top …

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Kingston Demos E1000 PCIe NVMe SSD Capable of 1.25 Million IOPS and More! – CES 2016 Update

CES has been quite interesting so far, with many new consumer storage devices on the horizon. This year, however, Kingston hasn’t announced anything new on the SSD front, that is, for consumer storage. They did, however, show off some of their newest enterprise products including the E1000 PCIe NVMe AIC and announced a new client SATA SSD, the KC400. The …

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Samsung’s Newest 950 Pro Consumer M.2 SSD Capable of 2.5GB/s – 2015 Samsung SSD Global Summit Update

Today at the 2015 Samsung Global SSD Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Samsung announced their newest consumer NVMe SSD, the 950 Pro. Utilizing Samsung’s 3D V-NAND memory and supporting PCIe 3.o x4, the 950 Pro is only available in M.2 form factor and promises to be the smallest, lightest and most powerful SSD platform available to the consumer today. Available …

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Silicon Motion SM2256 Controller with Samsung TLC NAND Review

Controllers are the heart and soul of every SSD. Without one, an SSD would be a useless PCB with some components slapped on it. It is responsible for everything from garbage collection and wear leveling to error correction and hardware encryption. In simple terms, all these operations can be quite complicated to implement as well as expensive to develop. This …

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Trusted Computing Group Booth – Storage Visions 2015 Update

With computers in use reaching the two billion mark and mobile phones exceeding the world population, security is mission critical. Based on IDC estimates, about half of all data is unprotected. The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse reports that 536,508,478 records have been breached from unencrypted drives that were lost, stolen or hacked since 2005. This has led to some substantial lost …

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IronKey Workspace W700 Secure Flash Drive Review

The International Data Corporation reported that there are over 1 billion workers in the mobile workforce today. With the increased use of mobile devices such as tablets, smartphones, and laptops, the fact is that the mobile workforce continues to grow. Both companies and employees are finding that most of their work can be done away from the office and many …

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