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Icy Dock: ExpressCage MB326SP-B External 5.25-Inch Bay
For six 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDD/SSD hot-swap cage
2016.10.20 | Press Release
Western Digital/HGST Ships 10 Million Helium-Filled HDDs Since 2013
Corresponding to 76EB of storage capacity
2016.10.18 | Press Release
World Record for 2.5-Inch HDD by Seagate: 5TB
BarraCuda 15mm high, 5,400rpm, 6Gb SATA, 5 disks, 10 heads
2016.10.17 | Press Release | [with our comments]
R&D: Flexible Magnetic Reading/Writing System With HAMR
As means to temporarily reduce coercivity of medium during writing
2016.10.17 | Press Release
Seagate Backup Plus Hub for Digital Needs Available in Australia
AU$419 for 8TB
2016.10.11 | Press Release
R&D: Electro-Thermal Actuator and Lever System Keeps HDD Recording Heads on Track
System achieving milestone in micro-positioning
2016.09.28 | Press Release
LaCie Rugged 2.5-Inch HHD With USB-C
$140 (1TB), $180 (2TB), and $250 (4TB)
2016.09.15 | Press Release
inodyn NewMedia Assigned Patent
Selective shingled magnetic recording scheme
2016.09.14 | In Brief
R&D: Physical Model for Predicting Off-Track Capability in Perpendicular Recording
By Western Digital
2016.09.12 | Press Release
IBM and National University of Singapore Assigned Patent
Fabricating graded media
2016.09.06 | In Brief
Teradyne Introduces 10-Bit Waveform Generator LAN And PRML Device Testing Solution
Offered on Catalyst and A5 family test systems
2016.09.02 | Press Release
HDD Noises Could Betray Sensitive Data

2016.08.17 | In Brief
WD Gold HDD Capacity at 10TB
For $849
2016.08.10 | Press Release
R&D: Acoustic Annoyance Study of HDD for Laptop
Psychoacoustic metrics have close relationship with HDD noise annoyance and different age groups.
2016.08.03 | Press Release
R&D: Simulations of Particle Trajectories in HDDs Considering Trapping Criterion
Particles, which can intrude into air bearing, is one of most common factors in failure of disk drives.
2016.08.02 | Press Release
Seagate Now With Portfolio of 10TB HDDs Dubbed Guardian Series
For desktop, NAS and surveillance
2016.07.26 | Press Release
R&D: Smallest HDD to Date Writes Information Atom by Atom
500Tb per square inch, "500 times better than HDD currently available"
2016.07.25 | Press Release
Toshiba Assigned Seven Patents
HDD and rewrite processing, disk storage apparatus and storage, TAMR device, erase coarse guide spiral-based in-drive erase process, high-frequency assisted magnetic recording device, magnetic disk apparatus, manufacturing HDD
2016.07.15 | In Brief
R&D: Next HDDs Could Be Based on Combination of Technologies Developed by A*STAR Researchers
Increasing performance by stacking data and tracking bits in separate layers
2016.07.07 | Press Release
Digitrade Festplatte RS256 mit 4TB German
Mehr Daten sicher archivieren
2016.07.06 | Press Release
67% of Used HDDs/SSDs Sold on eBay and Craigslist Hold Personally Identifiable Information – Blancco
And 11% contain sensitive corporate data.
2016.07.04 | Press Release
Western Digital Expands to 4TB Capacity of Certain Models of My Passport Line
My Passport Ultra 4TB at $160
2016.07.04 | Press Release
Adata HD700 and HV620S External HDDs
HD700 at 1TB and 2TB with USB 3.0, 1TB for slim HV620
2016.06.30 | Press Release
Seagate Targets Storage for Drones and Robots
Believing they need more substantial form of storage than CompactFlash or SD cards
2016.06.27 | In Brief
R&D: Spintronics Resetting Future of HAMR
Examined thin films of Dysprosium-Cobalt sputtered onto nanostructured membrane at BESSY II.
2016.06.24 | In Brief
Using Lasers to Make Data Storage Faster
Ultrafast laser-control of magnetism
2016.06.09 | Press Release
Inodyn NewMedia Assigned Patent
Retrieval of damaged payload data on SMR data carrier
2016.06.09 | In Brief
mHDD Slim Mobile HDD By Freecom
£66 (€110) for 1TB and £125 (€160) for 2TB
2016.06.02 | Press Release
Rewritable Magnetic Charge Ice by Scientists at Northern Illinois University …
Permits unprecedented degree of control over local magnetic fields.
2016.06.02 | Press Release
… And Also Argonne National Laboratory
Could pave way for new storage technologies
2016.06.02 | Press Release
Security Festplatte HS256 S3 von Digittrade
859€ (500GB) bis 1.799€ (2TB) mit USB 3.0
2016.05.31 | Press Release
Toshiba: 8TB 3.5-Inch HDD Based on PMR and TMR
2016.05.24 | Press Release
Quanta Computer Assigned Patent
HDD tray
2016.05.16 | In Brief
Seagate Finally Shipping 10TB Helium 3.5-Inch Enterprise HDD in Volume
After HGST/WD with drive released in June 2015
2016.05.03 | Press Release
Datacenter Gold HDDs From Western Digital
3,5-inch, 4, 6 and 8TB with helium technology
2016.04.29 | Press Release
Thailand’s HDD Exporters Bracing for Fall From Grace
See silver lining in cloud storage - for now
2016.04.27 | In Brief
Certification for Self-Encrypting Drives by Trusted Computing Group
Based on Opal SSC specs
2016.04.21 | Press Release
R&D: Toward Single-Atom Memory Magnets
Ultimate miniaturization of storage technology
2016.04.21 | In Brief
R&D: Single-Atom Magnet Breaks New Ground for Future Storage
Paves way for scalable production of miniature magnetic storage devices.
2016.04.20 | In Brief
Impact of Environmental Conditions on Reliability of HDDs
From nine Microsoft data centers for periods from 1.5 to 4 years
2016.04.19 | In Brief
R&D: Opportunities and Challenges of Atomistic Modeling to Simulate Amorphous Carbon Properties for HDD Applications
How atomistic modeling can provide insights into amorphous carbon properties.
2016.04.19 | In Brief
Why Dramatic Weakening of Performance Enterprise HDD Demand – Trendfocus
Not only direct result of SSD penetration
2016.04.18 | Press Release
Toshiba 2.5-Inch 7mm 500GB SATA HDD
With PMR and TMR, 5,400rpm, €50
2016.04.18 | Press Release
R&D: Simulation of HGA Vibration Characteristics Inside Helium-Filled HDD
Investigated filling gases in the HDD include air and helium
2016.04.18 | In Brief
Seagate Innov8: USB 3.1-Powered External Desktop HDD
No more power supply and only one cable, $349, 8TB
2016.04.07 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Eliminating Mechanical Vibrations Leads to Better Performing Mechatronic Systems
Like HDDs, CD and DVD players
2016.04.07 | Press Release
Incredible Record of 100TB Into 3.5-Inch HDD With HAMR/Helium
Don't miss our comments.
2016.04.01 | Press Release | [with our comments]
ReWave Offering Virtual Disk Recovery Service
To clients with virtual disk failure
2016.03.29 | Press Release
Storage Density Beyond 10Tb/in² Possible for HAMR
Simulations by team of physicists from TU Wien in Vienna, Austria
2016.03.25 | In Brief
Google’s Campaign for Taller HDDs Great Idea, in Theory
By John Kim, VP, Trendfocus
2016.03.22 | Press Release