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New Mushkin SandForce SSDs; Kingston 32GB micro SDHC card; Buffalo WebAccess NAS App

Today's news roundup covers a number of new products: Mushkin has announced its EP Series SSDs based on the SandForce SF-2000 processors; Kingston has introduced a 32GB micro SDHC card; lastly, Buffalo announced a free WebAccess app for the iPhone/iPad.

Hitachi Ultrastar C10K600 Announced

Hitachi has announced an update to their Ultrastar line, the 2.5" C10K600 which is highlighted by 10K RPM speeds and 6Gb/s SAS interface. Hitachi claims the drive delivers up to 15 percent better random and 18 percent faster sequential performance than competitive products on the market today - a bold shot across the WD VelociRaptor's bow. The Ultrastar C10K600 comes in 300GB, 450GB and 600GB capacities.

OCZ Announces Proprietary SSD Interface; Icy Dock Intros New Storage Bay; QNAP Unveils Linux NVR

This news roundup covers OCZ's new High Speed Data Link (HSDL) providing up to 20Gbps bandwidth per channel; Icy Dock announced its MB973SP-B Backplane which fits 3x 3.5" desktop hard drives in two 5.25" bays; lastly, QNAP has announced new Linux-based Network Video Recorders (NVR) with PC-less configuration.

Samsung 100-200GB Enterprise SLC SSDs Now in Production

Samsung Electronics announced it is now mass producing 100GB and 200GB SSDs for enterprise use. The 3.5-inch drives use 40nm single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash chips and a 3Gbps SATA interface.

OWC Developing Enterprise SSDs with SandForce SF-2000 Processor

Other World Computing (OWC) has announced it has begun developing its Mercury Extreme Pro Enterprise PCI-e SSDs with the new SandForce SF-2000 processor, which was just announced today.

SandForce SF-2000 SSD Processor Family Announced

SandForce Inc. has announced the availability of its new SF-2000 SSD processor family, designed for use in Enterprise and Industrial-use SSDs. Key features of the processor include a 6Gbps SATA interface, 60,000 sustained random read/write IOPS, and sustained sequential read/write performance of 500MB/s.

Intel Bundles Acronis Imaging Software with SSDs

 Intel and Acronis have announced a deal where Intel SSD owners can have access to drive cloning tools for free. The Intel Data Migration Software, as it is called, guides users through the generally simple process of cloning an old drive to a new Intel SSD. 

WD Intros 3TB External USB 3.0 External Hard Drives

Western Digital has announced its My Book Essential line of external hard drives is now available with up to 3TB of capacity and USB 3.0 connectivity.

Hitachi Intros Travelstar 5K750, 7K750 Notebook Drive Lines

Hitachi has announced the latest additions to its Travelstar line of drives for notebook computers, the 5K750 and 7K750 series. The 2.5" drives are available with capacities up to 750GB in a standard 9mm form factor.

New Kingston CF 600x card; Toshiba Intros USB 3.0 Ext. HDDs; Patriot Intros 4-bay 5.25" Device

Kingston announced the release of its CompactFlash Ultimate 600x memory card; Toshiba introduced its Convio 3.0 line of USB 3.0 portable hard drives; Patriot introduced its 4x4 Convio 5.25" bay adapter for hard drives.