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.
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.