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Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013
HGST, a company of Western Digital, has begun shipping its helium-filled 6TB hard disk drives. First announced in September 2012, the Ultrastar He6 also features the company's 7Stac disk design, enabling it to fit 7 drive platters for a total capacity of 6 terabytes (TB).
Friday, 1 Nov 2013
HGST has announced the release of their new 1TB 7mm thick Travelstar drive for capacity hungry ultra-thin devices.
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013
Seagate has just announced two protection plans, which are named 'Rescue' and 'Rescue and Replace'. The 'Rescue and Replace' plan offers device replacement and data recovery for the damaged device. This plan starts at US$ 39.99. The 'Rescue' plan is a data recovery service that starts at US$29.99.
Friday, 25 Oct 2013
Toshiba has just launched its first 7mm thick, two-platter 2.5-inch hard drive, which has up to 1TB of storage capacity. Its small form factor is ideal for use in Ultrabooks, a category of notebooks that are extremely thin-and-light.
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013
Seagate has just announced it has shipped over one million shingled magnetic recording (SMR) hard disk drives (HDDs). The company strongly believes SMR is the next generation storage technology that will enable 20TB HDDs to be a reality by 2020.
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013
Western Digital has updated its WD Red series with the inclusion of 2.5-inch drives. Previously, only 3.5-inch drives were available from this series that is designed for SOHO network attached storage (NAS) systems.
Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013
The Seagate Enterprise Turbo SSHD comes in capacities of up to 600GB, and provides up to a threefold increase in random performance over existing 15K-RPM drives.
Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013
According to a leaked roadmap, Seagate could have enterprise-class 5TB and 6TB hard disk drives in the market by the second-half of next year.
Thursday, 11 Jul 2013
Seagate has introduced two new enterprise-class HDD optimized for emerging cloud infrastructures and large scale data centers - the Seagate Terascale HDD and the Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K HDD v7.
Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013
Seagate has announced the Seagate NAS HDD, a drive custom-built for always-on, one- to five-bay NAS systems. Engineered with performance and reliability in mind, the new drives are available in multiple capacity points including a 4TB option.