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Seagate Makes Strategic Investment In eASIC To Further Joint Development Of Seagate SSDs

eASIC. a leading developer of new ASIC (Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) devices, has announced that Seagate Technology has made an equity investment in their operations.  It is anticipated that this will enhance opportunities for the two companies to jointly develop customized solid-state drives (SSDs) to add to Seagate’s portfolio. The ongoing rapid evolution of Flash memory from 2-bits-per-cell (MLC) (1Xnm architecture) …

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Seagate Unveils SSD Portfolio Of Client,Server, 12Gb/s SAS and PCIe SSD Capable of 1.1 Mil IOPS

Seagate this morning announced an entire line of solid state drives to encompass  consumer and enterprise SATA, enterprise 12Gb/s SAS and enterprise PCIe applications.  It’s consumer retail and server level introductions are the Seagate 600 and 600 Pro SSDs, the 600 client SSD being the first SSD released at a z-height of 5mm.  Seagate supplied TSSDR with a 480GB version …

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Seagate Demonstrates 12Gb/s SAS SSD and Promises More On the Way- ceBIT Germany 2013 Update

You know a company is considered established when change is made and talked about worldwide.  Such is the case with recent news that Seagate is dropping its 7200RPM line and rumors grow rampid.  Of interest to us is Seagate’s stance on SSD development and we couldn’t count the discussions and emails we have received regarding rumored purchases or beliefs that …

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Seagate To End Production Of 7200rpm Laptop HDDs Later This Year

As further proof that solid state drives (SSDs) have become the storage drive of choice for ultrabooks and upper-tier laptops, Seagate Technology has revealed that 2013 will be the last year of production for its 7200 rpm notebook hard disk drives (HDDs). Seagate is presently one of the world’s biggest manufacturers and suppliers of hard disk drives. During a conversation …

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Seagate Sinks 40 Mil into Virident In Order to Offer OEM and Distribution Partners PCIe Flash Solutions

It has been some time now since the rumor mill started where Seagate was in search of a flash storage solution partner, all rumors coming to fruition this afternoon with Seagates strategic partnership with flash storage vendor Viradent Systems Inc. In exchange for a 40 million dollar investment (again very close to previous rumors of what they were willing to …

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LSI AIS 2012: LSI Shows Off New Syncro Architecture

At AIS 2012, LSI announced a new high-availability platform dubbed Syncro. Along with the MegaRAID family and the recently-released application acceleration platform called Nytro, Syncro is all about high availability. While Syncro is a both a concept and a platform, there are actual units being demonstrated. The first two products, Syncro MX and Syncro CS do have different niches to …

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Toshiba Announces New Hybrid HDD Solution

Back at the Flash Memory Summit in August, we had the opportunity to see a mock up of a Toshiba hybrid HDD/SSD solution. Whether or not the drive would go into production was unclear at the time, but the Japanese company announced today that it intends to go forward with the design. Toshiba, which makes NAND flash, SSDs, and conventional …

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Western Digital Releases 5mm Hybrid HDD Targeting Ultrabook Placement

Western Digital has announced the release of the world’s thinnest 2.5″ hybrid drive. Targeted at Ultrabooks, the drive will weigh in at a mere 5mm thick, undercutting even the thinnest 7mm drives currently on the market. The new products will deliver up to 500GB of storage space and will be conducive to systems with severely cramped quarters. The drives should be …

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