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Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014

Seagate Ships Enterprise Capacity 3.5 6TB HDD for Scale-out, Cloud-based Data Centers

Seagate Ships Enterprise Capacity 3.5 6TB HDD for Scale-out, Cloud-based Data Centers

The new HDD builds on an 8th-gen platform that enables the drive to deliver up to a 25% increase in performance over present 6TB drives, making it ideal for 24x7 bulk data storage. Utilizing the latest generation of 12Gbps SAS, the drive provides customers with the scalability for future-proofing their systems.

Friday, 28 Mar 2014

Price of HGST 6TB Helium HDD Higher Than Expected

Price of HGST 6TB Helium HDD Higher Than Expected

A helium-filled HDD offers many benefits over a conventional HDD, such as a reduction of up to 23% in power consumption and 4°C in overall operating temperatures. However, we found out that the price difference between these two is rather significant.

Thursday, 6 Mar 2014

Toshiba & HGST Each Announce Next-gen 15,000rpm HDDs for Mission-Critical Applications

Toshiba & HGST Each Announce Next-gen 15,000rpm HDDs for Mission-Critical Applications

Toshiba has announced new additions to its enterprise capacity HDDs, the AL13SXB and the self-encrypting AL13SXQ, while HGST has introduced its Ultrastar C15K600 family of enterprise-class HDDs.

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014

Seagate Targets Video Analytics Applications with 7th-gen Surveillance HDD

Seagate Targets Video Analytics Applications with 7th-gen Surveillance HDD

Designed to scale video storage, the drive now incorporates rotational vibration (RV) sensors enabling it to reliably perform in systems with up to 16 drives, making it ideal for SMEs where bulk storage for HD video and video analytics are highly valued.

Western Digital Introduces the Purple, a HDD Designed for Video Surveillance

Western Digital Introduces the Purple, a HDD Designed for Video Surveillance

Recognizing the growing need for storage for video surveillance systems, Western Digital has just announced the Purple, a HDD specifically designed for video surveillance purposes.

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014

Toshiba Announces The World's Largest Capacity Non-Helium HDDs

Toshiba Announces The World's Largest Capacity Non-Helium HDDs

Toshiba has just announced the industry's largest non-helium gas filled hard disk drives with 5TB of capacity.

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013

Seagate Acquires Hard Disk Testing Company for US$374 Million

Seagate Acquires Hard Disk Testing Company for US$374 Million

Seagate has just splashed US$374 million to acquire Xyratex, a company that makes hard disk drive testing equipment.

Western Digital Ceases Shipments of PATA HDDs

Western Digital Ceases Shipments of PATA HDDs

Western Digital is halting production of its hard drives with PATA interface from 29 December. Read on for more details.

Friday, 29 Nov 2013

Western Digital Announces World's First SSD+HDD Dual Drive

Western Digital Announces World's First SSD+HDD Dual Drive

Western Digital has just announced the WD Black 2, the world's first SSD+HDD dual drive.

Thursday, 7 Nov 2013

Seagate's Samsung Division Ships World's Thinnest 2TB HDD

Seagate's Samsung Division Ships World's Thinnest 2TB HDD

Seagate has just announced that its Samsung hard drive division will be shipping the 2.5-inch Spinpoint M9T, a 2TB HDD that measures only 9.5mm, making it the world's thinnest in the market -- for now.

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