by Lyle Smith

Nexenta's NexentaStor 4.0 Now Generally Available

Nexenta has announced that NexentaStor 4.0 is now generally available, worldwide, at their product website. The latest version of NexentaStor provides users with significant improvements to performance, reliability and functionality of the SDS solution. Like the previous version, NexentaStor will be available in two editions: A Community Edition (a free, full-featured, community supported software for configurations up to 18TB), and an Enterprise Edition (licensed by the size of the storage pool). Additionally, NexentaStor 4.0 is Citrix and VMware Ready and certified to run on a variety of reference hardware configurations from strategic technology and channel partners.

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by Lyle Smith

G-Technology G-RAID Studio and G-SPEED Studio Announced

G-Technology has announced the first products in its new Studio line, the G-RAID Studio and G-SPEED Studio. As is tradition with G-Technology, the new Studio family sports a new high-quality, sleek black enclosure for today’s high-performance computers and workstations. The Studio line also features multiple RAID options, removable enterprise-class 7,200 RPM drives, 20 Gbps Thunderbolt 2 interfaces, and the industry’s highest capacity 6TB hard disk drives for pre- and post-production workflows. 

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by Lyle Smith

G-Technology G-DRIVE ev SSD and 500GB G-DRIVE ev External Drive Modules Announced

G-Technology has announced the latest additions in its Evolution Series family, the G-DRIVE ev SSD and the 500GB G-DRIVE ev external drive modules. The Evolution Series is a flexible ecosystem of G-DOCK ev docking stations and interchangeable and expandable G-DRIVE ev external drive modules with USB 3.0, which allows for more efficient, scalable and reliable methods of transferring, editing and distributing content. 

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by Lyle Smith

AMI StorTrends iDATA Performance Analytics Tools Now Available

American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) has announced the release of the StorTrends iDATA (Intelligent Data Analysis Tracking Application), a free software tool that is specifically designed to offer an accurate assessment of IT infrastructure performance, capacity, and throughput requirements. With these essential measurements, the StorTrends iDATA tool can assess pain points in an environment before they become an issue all the while providing the details needed to make informed storage decisions. 

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by Lyle Smith

Samsung's New PRO, EVO, and Standard SD and MicroSD Cards Now Available

Samsung has announced that it is now shipping a new line of advanced SD and microSD cards ideal for digital imaging and mobile devices. The new cards will be available in PRO, EVO and Standard categories, catering to various use cases and performance levels for consumers and professionals. The PRO, EVO and Standard lineups are available in a wide range of capacities from 4GB to 64GB with the PRO and EVO products both supporting Ultra High Speed (UHS-I) Class 1 level performance and offering fast read speeds of up to 90MB/s and 48MB/s, respectively. The PRO line uses MLC NAND, which is significant plus since most flash devices like this are TLC and are generally made from the lowest cost NAND available.

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by Lyle Smith

Seagate Enterprise Capacity v4 6TB HDD Now Available

Seagate has announced that it is now shipping the world’s fastest 6TB hard disk drive, the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4. The Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 is a significant step forward in scale-out data infrastructures, providing supersize storage and enterprise reliability to meet the exponential growth of corporate and cloud-based data centers.

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by Lyle Smith

LaCie 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 Announced

LaCie has announced its first Thunderbolt 2 rackmount storage solution, the LaCie 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2. The LaCie 8big Rack sports a compact build and stylish design, featuring up to eight 6TB 7200RPM HDDs from Seagate for an impressive 48TB in only a 1U size. Additionally, it boasts speeds up to 1330MB/s and is one of the market’s most powerful plug and play rackmount solution for 4K video editing.

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by Lyle Smith

LaCie 2big With Thunderbolt 2 Announced

LaCie has announced its latest 2big dual-bay desktop external hard drive, which includes a host of new features such as the incorporation of Thunderbolt 2 technology, hardware RAID and a new industrial design. Additionally, with speeds of up to 420MB/s and two 6TB 7200RPM hard disks from Seagate, the new LaCie 2big is the fastest, highest capacity dual-bay external storage solution on the market along with its all-new industrial design for versatility and reliability. 

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by Lyle Smith

LaCie 5big With Thunderbolt 2 Announced

LaCie has announced the latest version of its 5big, which now features Thunderbolt 2 technology, hardware RAID and industry-leading capacity. The new LaCie 5big is nearly twice as fast as its predecessor, boasting speeds quoted up to 1050MB/s and is equipped with Seagate’s new 6TB 7200RPM hard disks, which allows for a 20% capacity increase making it the most compact 30TB storage device on the market. With these enhancements, the new LaCie 5big gives video professionals a huge boost in capacity as well as ample bandwidth for improving 4K workflows right on the desktop.

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by Lyle Smith

ATTO Thunderbolt 2 ThunderLink Desklink Devices Announced

ATTO Technology has announced their the newest addition to the Desklink Device line, the ATTO Thunderbolt 2 ThunderLink Desklink Devices, which boast transfer speeds at 20Gbps making it ideal for professionals who need reliable, accelerated access to external storage and networks for I/O demanding applications. 

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