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

Radian Memory Systems Announces RMS-325 “Twelve x Twelve” Open-Channel SSD – up to 12GB of NVRAM and up to 12TB of Flash

Radian Memory Systems, a California-based enterprise technology and device producer, is announcing the industry’s first hybrid NVRAM/Flash solid-state drive (SSD) that combines up to 12GB of user NVRAM with up to 12TB of Flash, all under host control and utilizing either Open-Channel, or Radian’s award-winning Symphonic™ Cooperative Flash Management (CFM) technology. The RMS-325 NVRAM/Flash hybrid SSD allows host systems to …

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Seagate Announces Nytro XF1230 SATA SSD For Cloud Data Centers

Seagate Technology plc, a world-leading producer of data storage devices, is announcing the release of the Nytro™ XF1230 SATA solid-state drive (SSD), an energy-efficient storage solution designed to satisfy the reliability and performance needs of the cloud data centers of today.  The Nytro XF1230 utilizes the SATA 6Gb/s interface, meaning wide compatibility and easy deployment in existing storage architectures. The …

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Seagate Announces Industry’s First 2TB M.2 NVMe Enterprise SSD

Seagate Technology plc, a world-leading producer of data storage devices, is announcing a first-of-its-kind high-capacity M.2 solid state drive (SSD) that enables data centers to more easily accommodate the exponential growth of data requiring storage, yet still achieving a high degree of computing power and performance.  The 2TB version of Seagate’s Nytro® XM1440 M.2 non-volatile memory express (NVMe) SSD is …

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ADATA Announces New Lineup of External Solid State Drives

ADATA Technology, a leading producer of NAND Flash devices and performance DRAM modules, is announcing three new external solid state drives (SSDs), designated as the SE730, SC660 and SV620.  The SE730 represents the most compact USB Type-C connected external SSD on the market, and the SC660 and SV620 are priced as more affordable external storage options.  All three are compatible …

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Samsung Ready to Reassert SSD Leadership With Soon-to-be-released SM961, PM961, 960 PRO and EVO SSDs

Samsung has pretty much been the industry leader when it comes to SSDs for the last several years.  Micron and Intel have recently started producing their own SSDs featuring their own 3D NAND, which began to close the gap between themselves and Samsung as far as top-performing SSDs.  Samsung, ever the innovator, has moved to pull back ahead with its …

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ADATA Announces Premier SP550 M.2 2280 SATA 6Gb/s SSD

ADATA  Technology, a leading producer of high performance DRAM memory and NAND flash devices, is announcing the launch of the Premier SP550 M.2 2280 SATA 6Gb/s solid-state drive (SSD).  With the continuing growth of slim laptops and ultrabooks, the M.2 form factor is increasingly becoming the storage medium of choice for these devices due to limited internal chassis space.  This …

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ADATA Announces Premier SP580 SATA III (6Gb/s) SSD

ADATA  Technology, a leading producer of high performance DRAM memory and NAND flash devices, is announcing the launch of the Premier SP580 SATA 6Gb/s solid-state drive (SSD), geared towards users who wish to upgrade their computing device with an affordable SSD, gaining faster performance and superior efficiency as compared to traditional HDDs.  The Premier SP580 features a Marvell controller supporting …

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Samsung Producing World’s Smallest 512GB NVMe SSD – Its a Game Changer

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., world-leading producer of advanced memory devices, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first NVMe PCIe solid-state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package, to be used in next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook PCs.  The new BGA NVMe SSD is dubbed PM971-NVMe and features an extremely compact package that …

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Marvell Announces 88RC13XX Family of High-Performance RAID Storage Controllers – Computex 2016 Update

Marvell, a world-leading producer of storage, cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), multimedia and connectivity semiconductor devices, is announcing the Marvell 88RC13XX family of high-performance RAID storage controllers.  This new series has a full set of features that include eight 6Gb/s SATA ports, four lanes of PCI Express 3.0 and a 10Gb/s USB 3.1 device port with type-C connector support.  …

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