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Friday, 10 May 2013
WD and SanDisk have announced that the two companies are collaborating to produce hybrid storage devices, such as the WD Black 5mm SSHD that began shipping last month.
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013
WD has announced it is shipping the world's first ultra-slim 2.5-inch, 5mm hard drives and solid state hybrid drives (SSHD), which are designed for integration into the slimmest devices and space-constrained computing environments.
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013
WD has announced a new 3.5-inch SAS hard drive solution for legacy datacenter storage systems with the release of the WD XE, 2.5-inch, 10,000RPM SAS hard drive, now available mounted in a 3.5-inch WD performance adapter.
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013
Seagate has announced plans to phase out its 7,200rpm 2.5-inch magnetic hard disk drives (HDDs) by stopping their production by the end of this year. The company plans to focus on solid-state hybrid drives like its Momentus XT series that will transition to its third-generation later this year.
Monday, 4 Mar 2013
HGST, formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, has combined two nanotechnologies of self-assembling molecules and nanoimprinting to potentially enable bit-patterned media to become a cost-effective means of increasing data densities in magnetic HDDs before the end of the decade.
Friday, 11 Jan 2013
Western Digital has unveiled its new solid state hard drives meant for ultrabooks. These new thin solid state drives measure 5mm and 7mm in thickness respectively and will be launched under the company's WD Blue and Black product lines. These drives were first announced in September last year.
Monday, 17 Dec 2012
A 2.5-inch drive specifically engineered for use in 24/7 video applications like digital video recorders, set-top boxes, and surveillance applications, the Seagate Video 2.5 HDD has an annual failure rate of approximately 0.55, based on current configurations.
Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012
Western Digital has just announced the availability of their WD Black 4TB 3.5-inch, 7,200rpm hard disk drives. The company also touts the new features of the drive like its dual-processor, dual-actuator technologies and these drive are covered with a five-year limited warranty.
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012
Seagate announces three new enterprise-class HDDs aimed at optimizing traditional data centers as well as emerging cloud infrastructures. The three models are the Enterprise Value, Enterprise Capacity, and Enterprise Performance.
Thursday, 27 Sep 2012
WD has expanded its enterprise-class storage offerings with the release of new WD RE SAS and WD RE SATA hard drives in capacities of up to 4TB.