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88 to 89 Million HDDs Shipped in 4Q18, -15%/-16% Y/Y – Trendfocus
Seagate -7%/-8%, WD -27%/-28.5%, Toshiba -15%/-16%

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Rubrik Raises $261 Million in Series E Funding
Total reaching $553 million, $3.3 billion valuation | [with our comments]
Trading Quantum’s Common Stock on NYSE Suspended Immediately
Will begin trading on OTC Pink.
Infortrend EonStor GSa Family AFA for VDI Deployment
Compatible with virtualization solutions such as VMware, Windows Hyper-V and Citrix
Quantum DXi9000 and DXi4800 Backup Appliances
Up to 20PB with 12TB HDDS
Lexar M.2 NM Series SSD With 6Gb SATA NM200, and NVMe NM500, NM520, NM600
From $130 (240GB) to $230 (480GB) for NM200, $60 (128GB) to $180 (512GB) for NM500, $70 (128GB) to $120 (256GB) for NM520, and $130 (240GB) to $230 (480GB) for NM600
CES: Phison Demonstrated Latest Flash Controller Technology
Including E16 PCIe Gen 4x4 SSD controller, PT32 for Thunderbolt 3 solutions, E13T 2nd gen PCIe DRAMless design, and PS8131 for SD/microSD cards
CES: OWC Launches Envoy Pro EX, Up 2TB External Thunderbolt 3 SSD
From $279 (500GB) to $729 (2TB) for Envoy Pro EX, and from $679 (1TB) to $999 (2TB) for Video Edition
Qnap FC Connectivity Solution for NAS
With Marvell and Atto
Supermicro: Early Shipment Program for Server and Storage Systems With Xeon Scalable Processors and Optane DC Persistent Memory
Including petascale line of all-flash NVMe 1U storage servers
Backup Everything in UK Grew for 12 Consecutive Quarters
Customer numbers reaching 1,200
CES: Analogix Semiconductor Unveils Generation ANX74xx Family of 10Gb USB 3.2 Single-Chip Re-Timer Family Extending in USB-C and DisplayPort Over USB-C
Complies with USB repeater specification for USB Gen 1 (5G) and Gen 2 (10G).
Qumulo Opens Office in Twin Cities, MN
To support growing demand for hybrid storage solutions
Security Engineered Machinery 0200 OMD/SSD-C Optical Disc Shredder
Final particle size of less than 2mm, $5,999
Data Storage Corporation With New Enterprise Data Center in North Carolina
To provide infrastructure, DR and HA-as-a-service for Power systems running IBM i, AIX and Linux
R&D: Curie Temperature Modulated Structure to Improve Performance in HAMR
Due to graded Curie temperature, DC noise can be reduced compared to structure where no temperature gradient is considered.
History (2001): Marqlin
Originator of 1-inch HDD in Compact Flash form-factor
CES: Thecus Integrates Seagate IronWolf 110 6Gb SATA 3.84TB SSD
Ortial Technologies in Partnership With CMS Distribution
Beginning this month
Proton World International Assigned Patent
Storage in flash memory
Xanadu Big Data Assigned Patent
Securely storing data in distributed storage

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