TDK is reportedly developing 3.5-inch hard drive platters with a capacity of 640GB each; current platters of the same size top off at 500GB. With 640GB platters, a four-platter 2.5TB hard drive is possible. The 640GB platters could come out as early as next month.
SilverStone today announced HDDBoost, a device that pairs a hard drive and a Solid State Disk (SSD) to provide users the best of both worlds.
Corsair has announced two new SSD series along with a 512GB SSD. The drives have a 2.5-inch form factor, SATA II interface, and should be shipping soon.
QNAP Systems has added to its Turbo NAS line with two new NAS servers targeted to SMB and corporate users. The TS-239 Pro II (2 drive model) and TS-439 Pro II (4 drive model) feature the Intel Atom D410 CPU and support for up to 8TB of storage.
The new 3.5" desktop drives feature 500GB platters, and come in sizes up to 2TB; 500GB more than the current generation F2EG. The F3EG uses a SATA 3.0Gb/s interface and 16MB or 32MB buffer memory.
Intel and Micron today officially announced the world's first 25nm NAND flash technology, which will provide increased storage capacity and reduced cost. With 25nm technology, 8GB can be stored in a single NAND device that fits into a hole in the middle of a CD.
Buffalo Technology has announced the latest addition to its product lineup, the TeraStation ES high performance NAS. The device is a RAID-based solution designed for small businesses.
Micron and Intel are expected to announce 25nm NAND flash memory technology on Monday. The companies are apparently already sampling a 25nm 8GB device; mass production is expected in 1H this year.