Scot Strong

Scot Strong is an automotive parts professional with 30 years experience in proprietary dealership computer systems, He is also a technology freak the rest of the time. He has been repairing, upgrading, and building personal and business computers for over ten years. He has also written articles for automotive parts management publications, and is a regular contributor at our sister site, TechnologyX.com

KIOXIA Shows Off New EDSFF SSD Form Factor Geared to Servers and Storage

KIOXIA has partnered with a leading server original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to successfully demonstrate an E3.S full-function development vehicle of the new EDSFF (Enterprise and Data Center Form Factor).  This breakthrough new form factor, also called E3, enables maximum system density, simplicity and efficiency. KIOXIA is an active member of the SNIA SFF-TA-1008 technical work group, which has been instrumental …

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KIOXIA Announces PM6 SAS SSD — Industry’s First 24G SAS SSD for Servers/Storage

KIOXIA (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) is announcing the PM6 SAS SSD for enterprise server / storage applications.  The PM6 represents KIOXIA’s 6th generation of enterprise SAS SSDs, and makes them the industry’s first supplier of 24G SAS technology. 24G SAS doubles the data throughput of KIOXIA’s predecessor 5th generation of SAS SSDs, and additionally includes new enhancements and features, …

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KIOXIA Announces First Shipments of Latest Generation PCIe 4.0 U.3 SSDs for Enterprise and Data Centers

KIOXIA America Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) is announcing that it has begun shipping their new lineup of CM6 (enterprise) and CD6 (data center) Series PCIe 4.0 NVMe solid state drives.  The latest PCIe 4.0 specification was designed to double the performance of storage and server systems, enabling data transfer speeds of up to 16.0 gigatransfers per second (GT/s), …

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Toshiba Memory Announces PCIe 4.0 SSDs and demonstrates Market’s First Enterprise/ Data Center PCIe 4.0 SSDs AT FMS 2019

Toshiba Memory utilized Flash Memory Summit 2019 for several key announcements regarding PCIe 4.0 SSDs, including their Next-Gen enterprise and data center NVMe drives and additional form factors.  Toshiba Memory  is also the first to announce and publicly demonstrate (along with Broadcom), their PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs. The Toshiba Memory CM6 and CD6 are enterprise / data center SSDs that …

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Toshiba Introduces XFMEXPRESS™ – A New Form Factor, Innovative Connector, and Mobile-Friendly Footprint

Toshiba Memory America is utilizing Flash Memory Summit 2019 to introduce their new XFMEXPRESS™ Technology for removable PCIe attached, NVMe memory devices. XFMEXPRESS features a new form factor and a new innovative latching connector that greatly enhances serviceability and upgrade opportunities. Toshiba utilized their extensive background in single-package memory designs to develop XFMEXPRESS, with features that are designed to revolutionize …

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Intel Announces Optane™ Memory M15 Featuring 2 x Additional PCIe Lanes — Computex 2019 Update

Intel is launching their Computex 2019 coverage by announcing their next generation of Intel Optane™ memory, designated as the M15 for 7th generation and later Intel Core™ CPU platforms.  The Intel Optane memory M15 features two additional PCIe lanes to provide higher throughput bandwidth for enhanced system responsiveness and acceleration. Intel’s latest Optane offering also includes additional NMVe features, such …

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Toshiba Announces XG6-P NVMe SSD – Industry’s Most Advanced Flash Node and up to 2TB of Capacity– Computex 2019 Update

Toshiba Memory America is kicking off their Computex 2019 presence by announcing the XG6-P NVMe SSD, building on the XG6 series that features class-leading write performance. Toshiba is gearing the new XG6-P towards high-end gaming systems and workstations, as well as for cost-optimized data center usage. The XG6-P series facilitates enhanced data access and application performance by virtue of its …

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Intel Announces Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid-State Storage — Combines Memory and Flash Storage in a Single M.2 x 2280 Device

Intel is announcing their newest Optane­­ memory product, designated as Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage.  This unique device combines Intel Optane Memory technology with Intel QLC 3D NAND technology in a single M.2 x 2280 form factor offering.  This new device offers Optane memory up to 32GB capacity, and Intel 3D NAND solid-state storage of up to …

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Lexar Announces Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD — World’s Fastest 1TB Portable SSD with USB 3.1 Type-C Connection

Lexar is announcing the new Lexar­ Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD, which is currently the world’s fastest 1TB portable SSD, delivering up to 950MB/s reads and up to 900MB/s writes.  The SL100 Pro features an aesthetically pleasing brushed aluminum housing that is drop-, shock-, and vibration-resistant. The SL100 Pro’s slim size allows it to fit easily into a pocket or …

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ADATA Announces SD600Q Rugged External SSD with Read/Write Speeds of up to 440MB/s

ADATA is announcing their latest external solid-state drive (SSD) offering, designated as the SD600Q.  Their newest external SSD offers excellent performance, delivering sequential read and write speeds of up to 440MB/s, which is some 4X the performance of external mechanical hard drives (HDDs). The SD600Q features 3D NAND Flash memory to provide its excellent performance and superior reliability.  The SD600Q …

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