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Solidata Shows Off Trigger Controlled Secure Erase ‘SandForce Driven’ SATA 3 SSD – CeBIT 2012 Update

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Our visit to the Solidata booth at CeBIT today brought with it something we never expected to see, this being a Solidata X8 ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD with hardware secure erase. The picture below displays a long red cord with a button on the end that, when pressed, ensures complete  destruction of the SSDs data. This hardware secure erase method physically …

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Corsair Announces Accelerator Series SSD Cache Drives

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The trend toward SSD caching solutions continues with Corsair’s announcement of availability of its Accelerator series of solid-state cache drives. Corsair is advertising the Accelerator series as an easy and affordable way to boost your PC system performance by up to 5 times! The Accelerator series of cache SSDs  support Windows 7 operating systems with support for Windows 8 already …

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PNY Introduces New Line Of Professional SSDs As Extras Become Essential

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PNY Technology, well known for its storage and graphics products, has announced the release of its fourth generation Professional SSD line. The new LSI Sandforce based SSDs will deliver read and write speeds of 550MB/s and 520MB/s as well as random write performance of 60,000 4k IOPS. The ‘Professional’ series will be available in capacities of 120GB, 240GB and 480GB. Pricing starts …

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Buffalo Announces It’s First Internal SSD As Survival Of The Fittest Becomes The Standard

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Buffalo Technology, well known for their networking and storage solutions, has apparently released their very first internal SSD. Dubbed the SSD-NS/PM3P, the drive will be available in capacities of 128, 256 and 512GB, each of which will offer read speeds of 500MB/s, 513MB/s and 479MB/s respectively, according to Crystal Disk Mark. The drives will initially be available in Japan, with prices …

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Technology Reviews for March 4, 2012 – Do you Skype?

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By now you have all heard of and maybe even tried Skyping with a friend or family member? I personally love this option, while my son was in Afghanistan a few years ago it was our life line to seeing and believing that he was ok. With family across the country and a husband travelling over seas, it saves on long distance …

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OCZ Launches SANRAD-VXL Storage Accelerator As Caching Becomes Par For The Course

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OCZ has announced the release of their new SANRAD-VXL Storage Accelerator. The VXL is a flash caching solution targeted at enterprise environments and will also provide VM-Ware acceleration. It can be paired with OCZ’s Z-Drive R4 CloudServ SSD and will also provide support for traditional iSCSI and FC storage. OCZ’s SANRAD-VXL will be available immediately. In an attempt to get this …

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