Storage

Seagate and AMD Demo the Future of SATA

Seagate and AMD Demo the Future of SATA

Seagate teamed up with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to unveil the world’s first demo of the next-generation SATA 6Gigabit/second at the Everything Channel Xchange Conference in New Orleans. The demo focused on high bandwidth performance for desktop and laptop personal ...

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250 DVDs on a Coin?

250 DVDs on a Coin?

Scientists at the University of California (UC) Berkeley, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, have developed an easily executable technique whereby nanoscale elements can accurately assemble themselves over sizeable surfaces. This finding could inadvertently change the face of the data ...

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WD Launch First 2TB Hard Drive

WD Launch First 2TB Hard Drive

Western Digital (WD) announced the world’s first two Terabyte (TB) hard drive, which has the highest capacity ever. The device, part of the WD Caviar Green hard drive family, is also said to be environmentally friendly, cool, and quiet. The ...

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SDXC Memory Card Format to Offer 2TB of Storage

SDXC Memory Card Format to Offer 2TB of Storage

The SD Card Association has announced its next generation SD format, called SDXC (SD eXtended Capacity). The new format uses the same SD card connectors but increases the maximum storage capacity from 32GB to 2TB. It also increases the read/write ...

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Laser-Hard Drives in the Making

Laser-Hard Drives in the Making

Recent advancements might finally open the door to a new storage technology that will merge optical and magnetic technologies, leading to high capacity storage devices reaching speeds thousands of times that of existing storage technologies, while boasting improved reliability.   ...

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First ‘Quad’ SATA Docking Station

First ‘Quad’ SATA Docking Station

The Illinois base company Newer Technology has recently launched the Voyager, a new docking station for SATA hard drives. According to the company, it is the world’s first device that performs this operation using four different interfaces. Moreover, its Plug ...

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X-25E – Intel’s Enterprise-Class SSD

X-25E – Intel’s Enterprise-Class SSD

Intel has recently announced its latest solid-state drive (SSD), called X-25E. According to the firm, the result is an increase in server, workstation, and storage system performance by up to 100 times over traditional hard-disk drives, when measured in input/output ...

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2009 – SSD Year of Revolution

2009 – SSD Year of Revolution

Since first entering the consumer market about two years ago solid state drives (SSDs) have improved significantly, and while prices remain substantially higher than conventional magnetic storage, it is predicted that in 2009 SSDs will finally make an impact on ...

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Toshiba 32GB NAND Flash Memory

Toshiba 32GB NAND Flash Memory

The Toshiba Corporation recently announced the launch of a new 32GB embedded NAND flash memory module which has full compliance with the e-MMC and eSD standards and provides the largest available density yet according to the company. This new flash ...

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Toshiba 256GB Solid State Drive

Toshiba 256GB Solid State Drive

Toshiba Corporation has recently announced two major enhancements to its line-up of NAND-flash-based Solid State Drives (SSDs). One is the addition of a huge 256-gigabyte SSD and the second is the launch of a series of small-sized Flash Modules for ...

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