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Great Positioning For NVELO As Caching SSD Solutions Expected To Skyrocket

According to market research firm iSuppli, caching SSD shipments are set to increase 100 fold over the next four years. The main catalyst for this remarkable growth is the expected massive proliferation of Ultrabooks, whose presence was undeniable at this years CES. While success isn’t guaranteed, it’s clear that the industry has high hopes for this market, and is going …

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Samsung Toshiba LG Ultrabook Shootout – CES 2012 Post Update

There seems to be no doubt in anyone’s mind that 2012 is going to be the year of the ultrabook and CES 2012 Las Vegas was front and center with just about every ultrabook available, or soon to be, this past week. Today’s report will examine three forerunners that appear to be in a position, above all others at this …

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Samsung 470 Series SSD Awarded NIST Security Certification – Possibly A Consumer SSD First!

Samsung’s PM810 SSDs, better known to most people as the 470 series, have received a prominent security certification: The National Institute of Standards and Technologies’ FIPS 140-2. This certification is important for military, government and certain business applications that require heightened security. One of the main features that the certification covers is the drives’ built in 256 bit AES encryption engine, which provides …

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And Then There Were Three – Seagate Completes Acquisition Of Samsung’s Hard Drive Division

Seagate has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Samsung’s hard drive division. The transaction will go through for $1.4 billion. By gaining Samsung’s assets, Seagate will be sitting pretty in the HDD industry with a 40 percent market share. In 2010, Seagate sold 195.2 million units while Samsung let go of around 66 million units. Included in the …

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Apple May Purchase Anobit For Proprietary SSD Technologies

A new TechCrunch report claims that Apple may be purchasing the Israeli flash controller firm Anobit for up to half a billion dollars. Founded in 2006, Anobit’s primary focus is mobile and enterprise markets. Their proprietary MSP (Memory Signal Processing) is used to circumvent the physical endurance constraints of NAND over traditional methods.  Anobits customers are mostly unknown but it …

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Open The Doors For The SSD Driven Ultra Portable!!

Its been some time in the making but manufacturers have opened their doors yesterday to the worlds new lines of ultra portable SSD configured laptops. You may remember our review of The Samsung Series 9 earlier this year where we were able to give you just a hint of what we think will be in store for those hoping to …

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