News tagged ‘hdd’

Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014

WD to Demonstrate First PCIe Hard Drives at Computex 2014

WD to Demonstrate First PCIe Hard Drives at Computex 2014

WD's prototype introduces the new SATA Express interface, a form of PCI Express technology, which is offered on recently launched Intel series-9 chipset motherboard platforms. The SATA Express interface provides a roadmap for faster speeds, lower power consumption, and increased flexibility for future OEM designs.

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.

Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014

Toshiba's Wireless Adapter Converts All External Drives into Wireless Storage

Toshiba's Wireless Adapter Converts All External Drives into Wireless Storage

Wireless storage drives command a notable premium over regular drives, but Toshiba's new Stor.e Wireless Adapter will help turn any external hard disk into a wireless one, thus saving you a tidy sum from not ditching your existing drive.

Friday, 14 Mar 2014

WD Releases Local Pricing for Its My Cloud EX2

WD Releases Local Pricing for Its My Cloud EX2

WD has released local pricing and availability of its My Cloud EX2, a high-performance two-bay NAS system.

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014

WD Presents 2-bay Prosumer Personal Cloud Storage, My Cloud EX2

WD Presents 2-bay Prosumer Personal Cloud Storage, My Cloud EX2

WD has expanded its prosumer personal cloud solutions with My Cloud EX2, a high-performance two-bay NAS system that's half the size of the My Cloud EX4, which was aimed at professionals and individuals with extra large volumes of data.

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.

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