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WD Unveils WD Black PCIe NVMe SSD – CES 2017 Update

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After stepping into the WD suite at CES this year we saw quite the array of storage products. From traditional mechanical disks and NAS storage devices to USB drives and the like, WD has devices for anybody’s needs. Recently we reviewed their first SSD product, the WD Blue SSD and at the same time, they launched the green series too. …

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WD Blue SSD Review (1TB) – WD Steps Into The Ring

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Many of us know Western Digital as one of the largest HDD manufacturers in the market and that they have, for the most part, solely relied on HDD storage sales to become the giant they are today. In recent times they’ve adopted flash into their products. This resulted in the current WD Blue SSHD and back in 2014 the WD Black2 drive, which we saw …

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WD Announces World’s First 64 Layer 3D NAND

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This week Western Digital Corp. announced that it has successfully developed its next generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS3, with 64 layers of vertical storage capability. Pilot production of the new technology has commenced in the Yokkaichi, Japan joint venture facilities and initial output is expected later this year. Western Digital expects meaningful commercial volumes of BiCS3 in the first half …

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Andy Tomlin Joins Skyera As New Chief Architect, Company Assembling “Best Flash Controller Team On The Planet”

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Skyera Inc. has announced that it has added 25-year storage veteran Andy Tomlin to its management team as Chief Architect. Tomlin will lead the design, development and execution of the future product roadmap for the company’s skyHawk series of enterprise solid-state storage systems. In addition to his service within the general storage industry, Tomlin has spent more than 10 years …

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WD And SanDisk Collaborate To Produce 2.5″ SSD / HDD Hybrid Drive

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WD, a Western Digital company, and SanDisk Corporation, a world leader in flash memory products, are announcing that the two companies have collaborated to bring to market SSD / HDD hybrid storage drives. These hybrid drives will combine best-in-class flash memory technology from SanDisk with best-in-class hard drive technology from WD. This powerful combination will greatly improve PC user experiences …

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Western Digital Releases 5mm Hybrid HDD Targeting Ultrabook Placement

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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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