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Toshiba MKx001GRZB Enterprise SSDs Announced

Toshiba has announced the MKx001GRZB family of enterprise-class SSDs. The 2.5" drives use 32nm enterprise grade single-level cell (eSLC) NAND flash memory from Toshiba and a 6Gb/s SAS interface. The SSDs will be available in 100GB, 200GB and 400GB capacities and boast random sustained IOPS of 90,000 read and 17,000 write and sequential sustained reads of 510MB/s and writes of 230MB/s.

Seagate Intros First 2.5" 1TB Enterprise HDD

Seagate introduced the industry's first 2.5-inch Enterprise-class hard drive with a 1TB capacity, the Constellation.2. The drive will be offered with 6Gb/s SATA or 6Gb/s SAS connections and as a Self-Encrypting Drive (SED).

OWC Rackmount Solutions Now Up to 12TB; Patriot Supersonic USB 3.0 Flash Drive; US Military Bans Removable Media

This news bits roundup covers several new stories: OWC has announced its Mercury Rack Pro rackmount servers are available with up to 12TB of storage; Patriot announced its Supersonic USB 3.0 flash drive with up to 100MB/s read; lastly, the U.S. Military has released an order that bans removable media.

Western Digital Updates Caviar Blue Hard Drives with SATA 6Gbps Interface

Western Digital has announced the addition of SATA 6Gb/s interface support to their Caviar Blue line of 3.5" hard drives. The new Caviar Blue drives come in capacities from 250GB to 1TB.

Corsair Adds 90GB and 180GB Capacities to Force Series SSDs

Hot on the heels of Kingston's 96GB SSD announcement, Corsair has broadened their SSD line with 90GB (CSSD-F90GB2-BRKT) and 180GB (CSSD-F180GBP2-BRKT) capacities. The new F90 and F180 add more steps in the Force family that ranges from 40GB to 250GB capacities. The 90GB model is especially interesting as it fills the large capacity and pricing gap between the 60GB and 120GB models.

Plextor's 8TB NAS; QNAP Intros New Desktop and Rack-Mount NAS Servers; New WD TV Live Features

This news bits includes a number of new network-attached storage (NAS) products; Plextor announced a four-bay 8TB model; QNAP introduced two new desktop-style NAS servers and additionally three new rack-mounted NAS servers; lastly, Western Digital added a number of software features to its WD TV Live family of products.

New QNAP Home Servers; NewerTech USB 3.0 Universal Drive Adapter; Super Talent 480GB SSD

This news roundup covers a number of new product announcements: QNAP has announced a new TS-x19P+ series of home NAS servers; NewerTech introduced a USB 3.0 Universal Drive Adapter for IDE/SATA drives; lastly, Super Talent announced it is now shipping its 480GB UltraDrive MX SSD.

New Toshiba Rugged HDDs; LSI WarpDrive Delivers 1,400MB/s; OCZ Intros Updated Vertex SSDs

Today's news roundup covers a number of exciting product announcements: Toshiba has announced two new 2.5-inch HDDs for 24/7 rugged operating environments; LSI introduced its WarpDrive PCI-e SSD for enterprise servers; finally, OCZ has introduced updated versions of its Vertex and Colossus SSDs with Indilinx controllers.

3TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 Quietly Released

Hitachi's latest desktop hard drive, the 3TB Deskstar 7K3000, has made a silent apperance on the company's website. The drive has five platters (600GB each) and boasts a 7200RPM spindle speed, 6Gbp/s SATA interface, and a 64MB cache.

Hitachi Ultrastar SSD400S SSD Family Announced

Hitachi has announced the Ultrastar SSD400S family of enterprise-class SSDs. The drives come in 100GB, 200GB and 400GB capacities, featuring both 2.5" 6Gb/s SAS (15mm) and 3.5" 4Gb/s Fibre Channel interfaces and 34nm SLC NAND from Intel (IMFT).