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Super Talent Announces Enterprise SSDs

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.

IBM Sets New Record for Magnetic Tape Data Density

IBM Research today set a new record in areal data density on linear magnetic tape. IBM Research in cooperation with FUJIFILM recorded data onto an advanced prototype tape at a density of 29.5 billion bits per square inch, or 39 times greater than what industry standard magnetic tapes do today.

Synology Announces Two New DiskStation NAS Solutions for Home, Business

Synology today announced two new DiskStation NAS solutions for home and business users. The DiskStation DS1010+ is a five-bay business NAS with a claimed 250% faster write speed than its predecessor, and the DS110j is an entry-level single-disk NAS for home users.

External Hard Drive Disguised as VHS Tape with Cover

How much of a nerd are you? Your interest in this device may help finally answer that question. An external hard drive in the form of a VHS tape with matching cover (Top Gun, Star Wars, Star Trek, and so on) with up to 640GB of storage is available on Esty.com

Viking Modular Solutions Announces Enterprise and Consumer SSDs

Viking Modular Solutions has started sampling their new line of SSDs. The 2.5" drives will be available in both a consumer line (SATA 3GB/s) and enterprise versions (SAS 6Gb/s). 

SSD Sales up 14% in 2009

IDC is out with a new report today indicating that despite a weak economic year, SSD drive adoption continued to grow. Solid state drives accounted for over 11 million units sold in 2009, a 14% year over year growth. 

Corporate Demand for Cloud Storage Grows

CommVault, a data management software company, today released the results of a survey that reveal corporate demand for cloud storage is growing despite concerns over security and reliability. Out of 535 companies surveyed, 52% are considering the use of cloud storage services now or in the future.

Lockheed Martin Announces IronClad – Secure Computing on a Flash Drive

Lockheed Martin and IronKey today announced IronClad, secure computing in the form of a USB flash drive. The IronClad USB key shrinks an entire notebook’s hard drive, including the operating system, programs, and files, onto a secure flash drive. This allows users to have access to their own desktop and files on nearly any computer.

Silicon Power 400X 128GB CF Card Announced

Silicon Power has announced their 400X CF card with capacities up to 128GB and write speeds of up to 90MB/s. Silicon Power’s 400X cards support PIO Mode-6 and Multi-Word DMA 4 transfer mode in quad-channel configuration. The cards also feature Error Correction Code for data accuracy and Wear Leveling technology to prolong the card's lifespan.  

Active Media Launches 600X Pro Series CF Cards for Photographers

Active Media Products has introduced the 600X Compact Flash card family designed for DSLR-toting photographers. The 600X CF cards can write up to 90MB/s, relieving the bottleneck slower memory cards can cause while shooting photos in rapid succession.