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

Greenliant Announces Volume Production of mSATA ArmourDrive SSDs — Built-In Data Protection For Power Loss or Interruption

Greenliant Systems, a leading producer of high-reliability, high-security and energy-efficient solid state storage devices, is announcing that it has begun volume production of their mSATA ArmourDriveTM solid state drives (SSDs).  Designated as the GLS86 series, the mSATA ArmourDrive has an operating range of -40 degrees Celsius to 85 degrees Celsius, which is ideal for numerous industrial, medical, military computing and/or …

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SanDisk Announces CloudSpeed SATA SSDs — Taking Advantage Of Booming Enterprise Flash Storage Growth

SanDisk Corp., a global leader in flash storage solutions, is announcing its new CloudSpeedTM family of SSDs geared to enterprise/datacenter usage.  With the continuing explosion of big data and cloud-based storage, SanDisk is positioning itself to take full advantage by offering four new models, each geared to different enterprise usage scenarios. Cloud-based storage is growing exponentially — just look at …

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Plextor Announces Fast And Efficient M6S SSD — Write Speeds 50% Faster Than Predecessor M5S

Plextor, a leading producer of digital storage devices, is announcing launch of its new M6S solid-state drive (SSD).  The M6S replaces the top-selling M5S, and boasts improvements in every aspect of the drive.  The most popular capacity, the 128GB model, features write speeds that are a 50% improvement over the M5S, and is housed in a slimmer 7mm form factor …

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Plextor Announces M6M mSATA SSD — Brings Real-World Desktop-Like Performance to Notebook PCs

Plextor, a leading producer of digital storage devices, is announcing the launch of its new M6M mSATA solid-state drive (SSD), which is optimized to bring real-world high-performance to compact devices such as tablets, laptops, notebooks and Ultrabooks.  Installing an M6M into such a mobile device will result in maximized system responsiveness and improved battery life. The M6M is capable of …

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Samsung’s NVMe PCIe SSD — Industry’s First — To Be Featured In Dell PowerEdge R920 Server

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., global leader in advanced memory solutions, is announcing that its industry-first NVMe PCIe 1.6TB SSD is to be featured in Dell’s new R920 PowerEdge server.  This partnership between Samsung and Dell gives them the distinction of being first in the world to ship a computing solution with SSDs that use the NVMe (non-volatile memory express) protocol, …

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Team Group Announces MP1 mSATA SSD For Ultrabooks, Notebooks, And Other Small Form Factor Usage

Team Group, a leading global producer of memory storage products, is announcing its newest solid-state drive (SSD), the MP1 mSATA SSD.  The MP1 brings outstanding performance to notebooks, Ultrabooks, Tablets and Next Unit of Computing (NUC) devices.  At merely 1/8 the size of a standard 2.5″ SSD, the MP1 offers the thinnest and lightest storage solution to date from Team …

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SK Hynix Sued By SanDisk And Toshiba Over Alleged Theft Of Trade Secrets

Toshiba and Sandisk have filed separate lawsuits seeking damages from SK Hynix, and have alleged that the company has profited from the theft of data relating to NAND flash memory technology.  Toshiba and SanDisk have been partners for a number of years on the production of flash memory chip technology for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.  Toshiba currently …

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ADATA Announces 5.2.5 Firmware Update For SSDs With LSI SandForce SF-2200 Series Controllers

ADATA Technology, a leading producer of high performance NAND flash products and DRAM modules, is announcing the release of a firmware update, version 5.2.5, for ADATA SSDs that are equipped with LSI SandForce SF-2200 series controllers.  The models affected by this firmware update are:  SX910, SX900, SP900, SP800, S511, S510 and S396. The new firmware update improves SATA stability, and …

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OCZ Storage Solutions Announces Z-Drive 4500 PCIe SSDs With Windows Accelerator (WXL) Software

OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company and leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for both client and enterprise markets, is announcing introduction of their enterprise-class Z-Drive 4500 PCI Express (PCIe) SSD series.  The newest Z-Drive 4500 Series achieves even stronger performance than OCZ’s renowned Z-Drive R4 series.  Utilizing Toshiba’s 19nm MLC NAND flash, the Z-Drive 4500 series features …

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