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Tanscend JetFlash 500 USB Drive Announced

Transcend has released a new USB flash drive, the JetFlash 500. The JetFlash 500 features a retractable USB connector operated by the flick of a thumb. The drives come in several colors and capacities up to 32GB.

Patriot Launches Zephyr SSD Line

Patriot has added to their SSD lineup with Zephyr, a mainstream SSD line which comes in capacities up to 256GB and features a JMicron JMF612 controller, TRIM support and up to 240MB/s read and 180MB/s write speeds.

Toshiba MK2060GSC Launched - Highest Capacity Automotive-Grade Hard Drive

Cars are getting more tech-savvy every day, and now Toshiba has launched the largest hard drive offering designed to deal with the storage needs and rigors of automotive usage.  The Toshiba MK2060GSC offers a 200GB capacity on a single platter with 4200 RPM speed and SATA interface. 

Transcend Intros Shockproof USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Transcend today introduced its StoreJet 25D3 portable hard drive with USB 3.0 connectivity. The company claims the drive offers real-world transfer speeds up to 90MB/s.

Promise Technology Announces 32TB VTrak RAID System

Promise Technology today announced its 32TB VTrak E-Class RAID storage subsystem designed for enterprises and demanding digital content work.

Western Digital VelociRaptors in RAID - SSD Alternative?

Last week Western Digital released the new 600GB VelociRaptor, which just like its predecessor, took the spot of fastest consumer hard disk drive. With the single hard drive not being able to keep up with average SSDs, we decided to take a look at multidrive performance. In this review we see how well the Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB performs in RAID 0 and RAID 1 configurations using the 6Gb/s LSI MegaRAID 9260-8i controller card. The results are impressive.

Hitachi Releases G-Technology G-SPEED Q and G-SPEED FC XL

G-Technology by Hitachi has introduced two new high-speed storage solutions: The G-SPEED Q with FireWire, eSATA, and USB, and the G-SPEED FC XL 8Gb with a next-gen dual Fibre Channel connection.

Texas Memory Systems RamSan-630 Released

Texas Memory Systems has announced the RamSan-630, an SLC Flash-based network storage device. The RamSan-630 supports up to 10TB of SSD storage in a 3U rack-mountable case, and sports a flashy 500,000 IOPS. Up to 10 Fibre Channel links allow 4-GB/s of aggregated bandwidth.

Super Talent VSSD Series Announced

Super Talent has launched a new value-line family of solid state drives. The Super Talent VSSD ranges from an ultra-low-capacity of 8GB, up to 64GB. The 64GB VSSD offers 150MB/s read and 100MB/s write speeds, with performance stepping down with capacity. 

OCZ Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SSDs Announced

OCZ has announced the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SSDs. Both solid state drives are geared toward the enthusiast market. The OCZ Vertex 2 posts 285MB/s read speeds and 275MB/s writes with 4KB random writes up to 50,000 IOPS. The Agility 2 offers the same read/write speeds with 4KB random writes up to 10,000 IOPS.