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Western Digital Announces HGST Ultrastar SS300 – Their Highest-Performing SAS SSD to Date

Western Digital is announcing the HGST-branded Ultrastar SS300 SAS SSD, which is their highest-performing SAS SSD to date.  The Ultrastar SS300 has been developed in conjunction with Intel, providing best-in-class random performance, with random read speeds of up to 400,000 IOPS and random write speeds of up to 200,000 IOPS. The SS300 represents the latest addition to the popular Ultrastar …

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HGST Ultrastar SN100 Enterprise NVMe SSD Review (3.2TB)

With the introduction of the Samsung XS1715, back in 2014, we were able to review our first ever PCIe SSD in a 2.5″ form factor. Utilizing the NVMe interface, it provided from some jaw dropping performance. At the time Intel also had (and still has) multiple 2.5″ form factor PCIe SSDs within their Intel SSD Data Center family lineup. These products, while they aren’t exactly bleeding edge any longer, answer …

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HGST Announces Ultrastar SN100 Series of NVM Express Compliant PCIe SSDs For Cloud And Enterprise

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), now a Western Digital company, is announcing its NVMe-compliant Ultrastar SN100 series of  PCIe solid state drives (SSDs) — the industry’s top-performing NVMe-compliant SSDs.  The Ultrastar SN100 series is ideal for data center usage, including scale-out databases enabling the largest cloud and online services.  These services are able to achieve an improved return on investment, …

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

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 …

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HGST Announces Virident Solutions 2.0 Server Flash Acceleration And Management Software

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a leading producer of enterprise storage solutions, and a Western Digital company, is announcing its Virident Solutions 2.0 flash acceleration and management software.  Built on top of HGST’s industry award-winning FlashMax PCIe SSD platform, this new software suite adds network-level storage management capabilities to your storage architecture. Applications are accelerated while reducing your centralized …

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HGST Announces Active Archive High-Density Storage Platform – Up To 10PB In A Single Rack!

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a leading producer of enterprise storage solutions, and a Western Digital company, is announcing their Active Archive platform to create high-density storage arrays. Seen here, Mike Tang, Senior VP and GM, Elastic Storage Platforms Group, HGST, introduces HGSTs Active Archive Platform Solutions in San Francisco. The true value of data is only realized if …

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HGST Announces Ultrastar SN100 Series Of NVMe-Compliant PCIe SSDs

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a leading producer of enterprise storage solutions, and a Western Digital company, is announcing its Ultrastar SN100 series of NVMe-compliant PCIe SSDs. Seen here, Mike Gustafson, Senior VP and GM of Virident | HGST, introduces us to the new flash memory products introduced this morning in San Francisco. The Ultrastar SN100 series of PCIe …

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HGST Announces New PCIe SSD And Caching Software — Up to 540,000 Read IOPS

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a Western Digital company, is announcing the launch of its new FlashMAXTMIII series of PCIe accelerator cards.  HGST’s newest PCIe SSDs offer a dramatic improvement in the price-to-performance ratio of today’s most demanding cloud and database workloads.  HGST is also introducing its new ServerCacheTM caching software that enables IT admins to add acceleration into …

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