Intel Corporation is announcing their first dual-port PCI Express (PCIe) SSDs that utilize the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol. The dual-port design of the new Intel SSD DC D3700 and D3600 series provides failover and redundancy, which are critical in safeguarding against data loss. Systems utilizing the D3700 can realize up to a 6 X performance increase as compared to …Read More »
QNAP Systems, Inc. is announcing the TBS-453A NASbook – the world’s first M.2 SSD-based NAS. The TBS-453A features an Intel quad-core processor and uses M.2 SSDs for storage, providing full NAS functionality with RAID protection in an ultra-compact form factor. Also, the TBS-453A can double as a physical network switch, providing shared network access to multiple users. The compact and …Read More »
Shenzhen Renice Technology Co., Ltd., Chinese producer of high-end solid-state drives, is announcing its latest military-grade rugged 2TB SSD featuring the R-SATA interface. R-SATA, or Rugged SATA interface is designed to mitigate shock and vibration problems that might cause the SATA gold finger connection to spike or become intermittent. The X9 R-SATA SSD utilizes Renice’s own RS3502-IT SATA3 NAND controller, …Read More »
The Open Compute Project Summit 2016 was held earlier this month in San Jose, CA, and Seagate was there demonstrating the fastest-ever SSD flash drive. What they were demoing was a production-ready solid-state drive (SSD) with throughput performance of 10 GB/s. This early unit meets Open Compute Project (OCP) specifications, creating an ideal solution for hyperscale data centers seeking to …Read More »
Toshiba Announces New Availability of Dual Port Functionality on OCZ Z-Drive 6000/6300 NVMe U.2 SSDs
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing immediate availability of dual-port functionality on their award-winning OCZ Z-Drive 6000 NVM Express™ (NVMe) Solid State Drive (SSD) series. By adding dual-port connectivity to the Z-Drive 6000, two host systems are able to concurrently access data from the same storage device. This can also provide a redundant access path to the drive, which …Read More »
OWC Announces Aura PCIe-based SSD Upgrade Kits for Mid-2013 and Later Macs — OWC’s Most Anticipated Release Ever!
OWC Digital®, a world-leading producer of Mac and PC technology products, is announcing its all-new Aura SSD for Mid-2013 and later Mac laptops. Being offered in both 480GB and 1TB capacities, the Aura SSD upgrade kits are the first and only PCIe-based flash storage upgrades available for both the MacBook Air (mid-2013 and newer) and MacBook Pro with Retina display …Read More »
Transcend Announces 1TB Version of MTS800 M.2 SSD – Large Capacity in 2280 Form Factor For Ultra-Thin Computing Devices
Transcend Information, Inc., a leading producer of storage and multimedia devices, is announcing availability of their new MTS800 solid-state drive (SSD) in a 1TB version in the M.2 2280 form factor. The MTS800 is ideal for providing large storage capacity for ultra-thin computing devices, such as laptops, Ultrabooks and tablets. Transcend’s MTS800 utilizes high-quality MLC NAND flash memory and the …Read More »
ZOTAC International, a leading producer of high-performance graphics cards and other PC components and accessories, is announcing the SONIX PCIe SSD to enhance their growing lineup of fast solid-state drives (SSDs). ZOTAC’s SONIX is geared toward enthusiasts, representing a top-of-the-line high performance SSD for serious gamers, enhanced productivity and even enterprise applications. SONIX is ZOTAC’s first PCIe-based storage device, with …Read More »
Toshiba Announces HK4 Series of Enterprise SATA SSDs in Both Read-Intensive and Value-Endurance Versions
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing the HK4 series of enterprise SATA 6Gb/s solid-state drives (SSDs) that are geared toward read-intensive and value-endurance usage scenarios. The HK4 series represents Toshiba’s first enterprise SSDs that utilize embedded 15nm MLC NAND flash memory for data center and enterprise applications, and include low latency that is tuned for high quality of service …Read More »
Toshiba’s 12Gb/s PX04S SAS SSD Powers Dell’s Fastest SAS-Based Servers – 340,000 Random Read IOPS With a Single Drive!
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing a new collaboration with Dell, who becomes the first global server original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to utilize Toshiba’s PX04S solid-state drives (SSDs). By utilizing the PX04S family of SAS SSDs, Dell now offers SAS-based servers with the fastest random read enterprise SSDs in the market. A Dell PowerEdge R730 is able to demonstrate …Read More »