Samsung Releases Portable SSD T7 Touch

Samsung has launched the Portable SSD T7 Touch, successor to the T5 portable SSD, which comes with a built-in fingerprint sensor for added security.

Seagate Reveals FireCuda Gaming SSD and BarraCuda Fast SSD

Seagate just announced two new external SSDs optimized for gamers � the FireCuda Gaming SSD built with a newer NVMe protocol and the BarraCuda Fast SATA SSD.

SK Hynix to Introduce New NVMe SSDs with 128-Layer 4D NAND

SK Hynix plans to introduce new NVMe SSDs with 128-layer 4D NAND aimed at those seeking higher performance for multimedia processing and gaming.

OWC launches Accelsior PCIe SSD for Mac Pro up to 8TB

OWC announced a new Accelsior 4M2 ultra high-performance PCIe M.2 NVMe SSD for Mac Pro that delivers over 6,000MB/s real-world speeds in capacities up to 8TB.

Western Digital Announced WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD

Western Digital unveiled the WD Blue SN550 line of M.2 NVMe SSDs, purpose-built for content creators and PC users and available in capacities from 250GB to 1TB.

Toshiba Announces 6TB HDDs for Surveillance Applications

Toshiba announces the DT02-V Series of Surveillance HDDs created for digital video recorder (DVR) and network video recorder (NVR) platforms.

Intel Releases Its 665P QLC SSD

Intel is expanding its SSD family with 665P SSD with 96-layer 3D QLC NAND which comes in 1TB and 2TB capacities.

Synology Launches UC3200, Active-Active IP SAN for Mission-Critical Environments

Synology introduced the UC3200, the company�s new IP SAN solution for mission-critical environments that helps businesses achieve near-zero service interruptions.

Western Digital Announces Ultrastar DC SS540 SAS SSD

Western Digital announced the availability of the Ultrastar DC SS540 SAS SSDs designed for mission critical applications with capacities ranging from 800GB to 15.36TB.

Seagate will offer 18TB and 20TB HDDs in 2020

Seagate has confirmed it plans to ship an 18TB hard drive in the first half of 2020 followed by a HAMR-based 20TB drive in the second half of the year.

Crucial Launches X8 Portable SSD

Micron's consumer brand Crucial enters portable SSD market with Crucial X8 that features read speeds of up to 1,050MB/s and comes in 500GB and 1TB capacities.

Western Digital announces a new line of Red NAS drives

Western Digital has announced that it will add three new NAS drives to its WD Red product line built for small business and home office scenarios.

Kingston launches KC600 series SATA TLC SSDs

Kingston announces the new KC600 series SATA TCL SSDs which are designed for upgrades and come in capacities up to 2TB.

Silicon Power introduces P34A60 M.2 NVMe SSD

Silicon Power has unveiled the new P34A60 M.2 NVMe SSD with read speeds up to 2,200 MB/s and write speeds up to 1,600 MB/s.

Team Group Has Released High-Speed SSD and Ultra-Durable SSD

Team Group released the MP33 M.2 PCIe solid state drive that supports NVMe 1.3 standard and adopts PCIe Gen3 x4 interface and Classic SD memory card.

Intel Announced SSD 665p with 96-layer QLC NAND

Intel announced new SSD 665p mainstream storage drive manufactured with 96-Layer QLC flash that will be available in capacities of 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB.

Adata Technology has announced high-performance SSD series XPG SX8100

Adata launches high-performance SSD series XPG SX8100 based on PCIe Gen3x4 and suitable for use in gaming class desktops and laptops.

Western Digital Announces 18TB CMR and 20TB SMR HDDs

WD announced 2 new high capacity enterprise drives, the Ultrastar DC HC550 CMR HDD and the Ultrastar DC HC650 SMR HDD, that are the part of its Capacity Enterprise HDD portfolio.

Toshiba Adds 16TB Capacity to N300 and X300 Hard Drive Series

Toshiba announced the addition of new 16TB helium-sealed models to both the N300 and X300 hard drive series that offer improved power efficiency.

Toshiba Announces Enterprise and Data Center-Class PCIe Gen 4.0 SSDs

At the Flash Memory Summit, Toshiba announced and demoed the CM6 Series SSDs for enterprise and announced the CD6 Series SSDs for the data center.

WD to Launch New Powerful External Black-series Drives up to 12TB

WD is expanding its Black series with new devices including external desktop and portable hard drives and a new portable SSD which are designed to meet storage challenges.

Western Digital Announces 2 New 96-Layer 3D Flash SSDs

Western Digital announced new NVMe SSD families, the Ultrastar DC SN640 and the Ultrastar DC SN340, built for mixed-use-case workloads or very read-intensive applications, respectively.

Team Group Launches Liquid-Cooled M.2 NVMe SSD

Team Group launched the new Cardea Liquid M.2 PCIe SSD that features a self-cooling design and is built for gaming and high-performance PC.

Adata Launches Its New HD770G External HDD

Adata launches the world�s first external HDD with RGB lighting that features rugged 3-layer construction and is waterproof, dustproof, and shockproof.

Synology Announces new FlashStation and DiskStation Models for All-flash Arrays

Synology launched FS6400, FS3400, and DS620slim to offer more options tailored to demands from various business workloads.

Patriot Launches an Affordable SATA SSD Line in Capacities up to 2TB

Patriot introduced affordable P200 SATA SSDs available in capacities from 256GB to 2TB to meet current market demand for more storage options.

Adata Launches Ultimate SU650 M.2 2280 SSD

Adata released the Ultimate SU650 M.2 2280 SSD that features 3D NAND Flash, a high-speed controller, and up to 480GB capacity.

Synology Introduces DiskStation DS419slim

Synology launched DiskStation DS419slim, a versatile 4-bay NAS which is a good data solution for home office or a traveling professional.

Adata Demonstrates HD830 Ultra-Rugged HDDs

Adata launches new HD830 ultra-rugged external hard drives that are designed to withstand up tremendous pressure and are water, shock, and dust-proof.

PNY announces high-end 2TB XLR NVMe Gen 4x4 M.2 SSD

PNY announced the new high-end XLR8 CS4040 SSD equipped with the latest technology PCIe 4.0 and offering up to 4800 MB/s sequential read speeds.

Kingston Launches Client-Focused KC2000 M.2 NVMe SSD: 96L TLC On SM2262EN

Kingston introduced new client-focused KC2000 M.2 NVMe SSD which combines high security with solid performance with read and write speeds up to 3,200 and 2,2000MB/s.

Toshiba Announces New Canvio Slim Portable Hard Drive

Toshiba expands its Canvio portable hard drive line up with a new compact Canvio Slim hard drive that offers up to 2TB storage and USB 3.0 & 2.0 compatibility.

Seagate announces 16TB Exos, IronWolf, and IronWolf Pro hard drives

Seagate announces new helium-filled 16TB Exos, IronWolf, and IronWolf Pro hard drives that push capacities to a new level and offer enterprise-class features.

World's First PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD Announced by Gigabyte

Gigabyte teases the world's first PCIe 4.0 Interface M.2 NVMe SSD on the latest AMD platform with 5000MB/s read/write speeds in low temperatures.

Adata Launches XPG Spectrix S40G RBG SSD for Gamers

Adata announced the launch of its new high-performance XPG Spectrix S40G RGB gaming SSD with speeds up to 3.5GB/s.

Micron Announced 9300 Series NVMe SSDs

Micron launched new 9300 series NVMe SSDs offered in capacities up to 15.36TB to enable enterprises effectively and efficiently address their growing storage needs.

Intel Announces New Optane and QLC Enterprise SSDs

Intel has announces two new enterprise SSDs at opposite ends of the product line: a new Optane SSD and a New QLC NAND SSD.

Western Digital Announces the New Budget-Friendly Blue SN500 NVMe SSD

Western Digital announced its new WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD product line that features budget friendly offerings and will enable users to build high-performance laptops and PCs.

Transcend Launches the M.2 SSD 430S and 830S Solid State Drives

Transcend has announced the new M.2 430S and 830S SSDs that feature SATA III 6Gb/s interface and DDR3 DRAM cache and offer high speed and reliability.

Lexar launches Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD with USB 3.1 Gen 2 speeds

Lexar has announced their Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD with USB 3.1 Type-C Port which offers read speeds of up to 950MB/s and write speeds of up to 900MB/s.

QNAP Launches Next-Gen TDS-16489U R2 NAS

QNAP has released their next-gen TDS-16489U R2 NAS. Built for data centers, it features dual Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 processors and a dual OS system.

Micron Announced 9300 Series NVMe SSDs

Micron launched new 9300 series NVMe SSDs offered in capacities up to 15.36TB to enable enterprises effectively and efficiently address their growing storage needs.

Micron Introduces the New 1300 96-TCL 3D NAND SATA SSD

Micron has launched a new consumer 1300 SATA SSD that features 96-layer 3D NAND flash chips and comes as an upgrade to the company's existing 1100 series.

Transcend Introduces a New Series of Speedy Portable SSDs

Transcend introduces three sleek and high-speed portable solid-state drives with USB Type-C connectivity - the ESD230C, ESD240C, and ESD250C.

Supermicro Announces 4 Socket, Optane Server

Supermicro announced its four-socket SuperServers now support Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane DC persistent memory.

QNAP Launches a New RAID Extension Unit with 4 HDD Bays

QNAP launched the TR-004 4-bay hardware RAID storage extension device with USB 3.0 Type-C connectivity that can be attached to a PC or a NAS.

Samsung launches 970 EVO Plus NVMe SSD with new V-NAND and optimized firmware

Samsung introduces new 970 EVO Plus NVMe M.2 SSDs that combines the latest V-NAND and optimized firmware to ensure better performance.

Toshiba's HDD Tech Roadmap includes SMR, MAMR, TDMR, and HAMR

Toshiba outlined its HDD roadmap to confirm that they will be relying on a mix of technologies: SMR, MAMR, TDMR, and HAMR.

ADATA unveils "Ultimate" SU750 SATA SSD

ADATA releases the new Ultimate SU750 solid-state drive series featuring the next-generation TCL 3D NAND flash with speeds of up to 550 MB/s read and 520 MB/s write.

Micron and SanDisk Unveil World's Fist 1TB microSD Cards

Micron and Western Digital#39;s SanDisk have both unveiled the first 1TB microSD memory cards.

Western Digital Launches WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD

Western Digital unveiled its latest NVMe drive WD Black SN750 SSD with optional heatsink branded for gaming and available in capacities ranging from 250GB to 2TB.

LaCie Announces New Portable Hard Drives and SSDs

At CES 2019, Seagate's premium brand LaCie announced the new LaCie Mobile Drive and LaCie Mobile SSD targeted at creative professionals.

GIGABYTE Showcases AORUS NVMe SSD, RTX 2060 series

At CES 2019, GIGABYTE shows off several new models of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphic card and AORUS NVMe SSD that comes in 2 form factors, AIC and M.2.

Seagate Unveils New Storage Products at CES 2019

At CES 2019, Seagate introduces a new range of data storage solutions designed to meet a variety of digital lifestyles, including new SSDs for gamers and content creators.

QNAP Introduces AI-Ready NAS, TS-2888X

QNAP has released the TS-2888X, an AI-ready NAS that combines hybrid storage and a ready-to-use software environment and simplifies the implementation of AI.
RAID Level 5 data redundancy: theory and reality

In theory, RAID 5 protects your data. In reality, RAID 5 is often a painful failure. Actual rates of double-disk failures are 2 to 1500 times higher than MTTDL predicts.
How reliable your newest big hard drive is?

"Cheap and Deep" is the mantra that calms the nerves of those trying to accommodate an era of surging data and dwindling budgets.
Why your hard drive cannot read or write

Our customers typically worry most about a disk drive's "click of death," but the fact is that unrecoverable read errors are much more common.
How to choose a data recovery company

The data recovery industry grows every day and every company that opens up markets itself as an expert. Of course, all of these companies are not equal.
Data Recovery Services: Be wary of cheap prices

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How reliable your storage array is?

One of the issue particularly concerning with ultra-large hard drives is something called an unrecoverable bit error (UBE). Although rarely discussed with potential customers and definitely a topic "down in the weeds" UBE is a problem anyone working with ultra-large hard drives and RAID sets will eventually have to deal with.
Properly Rebuilding RAID 5 Arrays & Saving Your Data

Your data is valuable. You know that. You also know that data is fragile. It can be accidentally deleted or corrupted. It can be destroyed in a disaster, or an accident, or the hardware it is stored on can malfunction leaving it inaccessible.
What kills your Flash Drive and how you can avoid it

Like all forms of digital storage, the media can become corrupt and you can lose valuable information
Very often, when it comes to data migration, people think of humongous servers and big companies

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