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.
Plextor is entering the Solid State Disk (SSD) market with its first-generation 64GB and 128GB models, the PX-64M1S and PX-128M1S.
LaCie today its new Enterprise Class line of storage solutions. The products come with a 5-year warranty, enterprise SATA hard drives, hardware RAID with hot-swappable disks, and hardware encryption.
Sarotech, a Korean manufacturer of external storage devices and enclosures, has announced a new enclosure which supports the new USB 3.0 standard.
Kingston has announced the DataTraveler 5000, a line of FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified (Level 3 pending) secure USB drives. Features include 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption, XTS cipher mode and elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) algorithms to meet Suite B US government standards.
LSI corporation and Seagate today announced they will be collaborating to enter the PCIe-based enterprise Solid State Disk (SSD) market. LSI's SAS and PCIe technology will be integrated with Seagate's SSD products to produce solutions for data center and cloud computing environments.
Active Media Products has announced a 128GB SSD to their SaberTooth ZX line of 1.8" PATA ZIF SSDs. The tiny SSD format is designed for ultra-portable notebooks, netbooks and the like that use the ZIF connector. The new 128GB drive joins their 32GB and 64GB models and features sequential read speeds up to 80MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 38MB/s
4,500 memory sticks were accidentally left in people's pockets at the dry cleaners last year according to a UK survey. Forgotten memory keys could cost companies up to £500k this year because of new powers given to the Information Commissioner's office, which can now fine companies who have not provided sufficient protection for customer data.
Super Talent today announced its TeraDrive FT2 series Solid State Disks (SSDs) designed for high-end enterprise and database server applications. They are based on the SandForce SSD processor which provides up to 250MB/s read and write speeds.