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

Apricorn Announces Aegis Padlock SSD — Crush-Resistant, Secure and Encrypted

Apricorn, a leading producer of secure mobile storage devices, is announcing its entry into the ever-growing ruggedized storage device market with its new super-rugged and encrypted USB 3.0 solid-state drive.  The Aegis Padlock SSD is constructed to military-grade durability standards and FIPS 140-2 validated security protocols, and is geared to the rigorous and stringent needs of Military, Law Enforcement and …

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Memoright Announces XT3 Series of SSDs — Improved Performance Along With Lower-Cost TLC NAND

Memoright is announcing their latest SSD offering, the XT3 series, that features lower cost TLC NAND flash memory along with their proprietary Advanced Endurance Write features and Super Cache firmware architecture.  The XT3 series offers a combination of reliability and performance at a lower price point, and is ideal for personal computing usage scenarios. TLC flash memory is widely used …

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Toshiba Announces HG6 Series of High-Performance Solid State Drives For Read-Intensive And Power-Sensitive Applications

Toshiba America Electronic Components and its Storage Products Business Unit are announcing the HG6 series of solid state drives (SSDs), representing their next generation of the award-winning HG series of high-performance SSDs.  This latest addition to the HG lineup features high performance and low power consumption, and is applicable to a broad range of usage scenarios, from Ultrabooks to datacenters. …

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Marvell Announces New SSD-class eMMC Controller For Mobile Storage

Marvell, a global provider of integrated silicon devices, is announcing launch of its new industry-leading SSD-class eMMC NAND flash controller geared to the mobile storage market.  The new 88NV1088 5.0 NAND flash controller supports HS400 high transfer speeds, while also offering a high capacity point, ultra-high performance and high reliability.  The 88NV1088 5.0 also features low latency and efficient power …

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OCZ Storage Solutions Announces Post-Bankruptcy Warranty Policy For Previously-Purchased OCZ Products

OCZ Storage Solutions, formerly OCZ Technology Group prior to Toshiba Corporation purchasing the bulk of their assets during bankruptcy proceedings, has defined their warranty position for products purchased prior to the bankruptcy filing.  As is often the case in such an acquisition, Toshiba Corporation purchased assets of OCZ Technology Group; but many liabilities, including any outstanding warranty coverages, were excluded …

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Eurocom Announces Shipment of Its Armadillo Ultrabook Featuring World’s Largest mSATA SSD — Samsung 840 EVO 1TB

Eurocom Corporation, Canada’s premier manufacturer of Desktop ReplacementTM notebooks and all-in-one PCs, is announcing that they have begun shipping their latest Armadillo Ultrabook featuring the world’s largest capacity mSATA SSD — the Samsung 840 EVO 1TB mSATA SSD.  The latest Armadillo Ultrabook features both a standard 7mm drive bay and an mSATA slot, creating the possibility of up to 2 …

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ADATA Announces SSD Toolbox Software

ADATA Technology, a global provider of flash storage and memory products, is announcing the release of their own proprietary SSD Toolbox software for monitoring status and performance of ADATA solid state drives (SSDs).  The ADATA SSD Toolbox enables users to easily and quickly configure, optimize, and monitor the overall health of their ADATA solid state drive.  ADATA now joins a …

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It’s Official! Toshiba Completes Acquisition of OCZ’s Assets — Say Hello To OCZ Storage Solutions!

Toshiba Corporation, a world-leading producer of  NAND flash memory, has announced that it has finalized the purchase of nearly all of OCZ Technology Group’s assets.  OCZ’s new official name, effective immediately, is OCZ Storage Solutions.  Toshiba will operate OCZ Storage Solutions as an independent company, and plans for it to continue to be a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives …

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SanDisk Announces Shipment of ULLtraDIMM SSD — Industry’s First Flash-Based Ultra-Low Latency Storage Device

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage products, is announcing that it has begun shipping (for qualification) their ULLtraDIMMTM Solid State Drive.  The ULLtraDIMM represents the storage industry’s first enterprise-class, ultra-low latency, memory channel storage solution geared towards servers.  As use of flash storage technology continues to grow in enterprise data centers, adding flash technology onto the DRAM memory …

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OCZ Receives Court Approval For Toshiba To Acquire Its SSD Assets — The OCZ Name Lives On!

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a prior leader in high-performance solid state drive (SSD) technology for client and enterprise markets, has announced that they have received approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to transfer the substantial portion of the SSD-related assets to Toshiba Corporation.  Many have asked if the OCZ name would live on under …

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