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MAMR by Western Digital: New Technology to Increase Capacity of HDD
To reach 16TB by 2019 and 40TB by 2025
2017.10.17 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Article From Seagate: Heat Assisted Interlaced Magnetic Recording
Next gen HDD technology for areal density growth
2017.10.17 | In Brief
Western Digital Assigned Twelve Patents
Storage device detecting lasing threshold of laser by measuring protrusion effect, storage device detecting minimum stable fly height of head over disk, magnetic read apparatus having multiple read sensors, providing HAMR write, providing thin shields in multiple sensor array, PMR writer, magnetic writer having convex trailing surface pole and conformal write gap, HAMR having pole coupled with NFT, coat NFT area with highly thermal conducting material in HAMR structure, storage device modifying write operation when laser mode hop is detected, read sensor having insulating layer capable of use in two-dimensional magnetic recording, HAMR write apparatus having inverse tapered waveguide
2017.10.17 | In Brief
Toshiba Assigned Five Patents
Disk device and method of manufacturing, write reordering in hybrid disk drive, magnetic disk and data recording, disk drive and position correction, disk device and control method
2017.10.16 | In Brief
Seagate Guardian Series Portfolio With 12TB 3.5-Inch HDD
Including BarraCuda Pro desktop drive, IronWolf and IronWolf Pro for NAS
2017.10.12 | Press Release
SP/Silicon Power Armor A62 2.5-Inch USB 3.1 Rugged Portable HDD
Two models, from 500GB to 5TB
2017.10.12 | Press Release
R&D: Fast-Moving Magnetic Particles Could Enable new Form of Data Storage
Discovered phenomenon could provide a way to bypass limits to Moore’s Law.
2017.10.10 | Press Release
Best High-Capacity HDDs to Buy From £100
Seagate BarraCuda best value
2017.10.06 | In Brief
WW Historical Record Capacity for HDD: 14TB, by Western Digital/HGST
With host-managed SMR and helium
2017.10.04 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Showa Denko Starts Shipment of 2.5-Inch 1TB Hard Disk Media Platter
Adopted on Toshiba 1TB PMR HDD MQ04ABF100 7mm high
2017.10.04 | Press Release
Radboud Universiteit Assigned Patent
Magnetization reversal
2017.10.04 | In Brief
10TB HDD, Record for Toshiba
6Gb SATA MG06 series in 3.5-inch form factor
2017.10.02 | Press Release
R&D: University of Hamburg Reveals Stable Magnetic Bit of Three Atoms
Which can serve as a bit for magnetic storage of information.
2017.09.28 | Press Release
Western Digital 12TB 3.5-Inch 6Gb SATA WD Gold HDDs
2.5 million hours MTBF, with 4th generation HelioSeal technology
2017.09.21 | Press Release
Toshiba MQ04 Series 2.5-Inch 1TB 6Gb SATA Internal HDD
7mm high, 5,400rpm rotational speed, combined with 128MB buffer
2017.09.19 | Press Release
R&D: Heat Assisted Interlaced Magnetic Recording
27% increase in areal density over HAMR CMR
2017.09.19 | Press Release
R&D: Infrared Near-Field Transducer for HAMR
Strategy to realize higher performance storage devices
2017.09.18 | Press Release
2Q17 and Lifetime HDD Failure Rates at Backblaze
Annualized rates of 1,97% on 83,296 3.5-inch drives from 2013 to 2017
2017.09.13 | Press Release
World’s Highest Capacity HDD at 14TB From Toshiba
At end of year
2017.09.08 | In Brief
L2 Drive Assigned Patent
Active control of read/write head for reduced head-media spacing
2017.09.05 | In Brief
Toshiba X300 8TB 3.5-Inch Internal HDD
4, 5, 6 and 8TB capacities, with 128MB cache
2017.09.01 | Press Release
How Kroll Ontrack Recovered 99% of Data From Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster
Media was partially shredded and burnt beyond recognition.
2017.08.22 | Press Release
Peacekeepers International Assigned Patent
Electromagnetic storage devices having improved magnetic structure
2017.08.21 | In Brief
Toshiba Assigned Eight Patents
Disk device, magnetic recording and reading, storage device, controller, hybrid-HDD policy, writing spirals with accurate slope on disk drive media, measurement circuit for microwave assisted magnetic recording, disk device and storing data, storage controller
2017.08.10 | In Brief
SP/Silicon Power Launches Diamond D30 Portable 2.5-Inch USB 3.1 Gen 1 HDD
500GB/1/2TB for D3S Diamond D30, and 2/3/4/5TB for D3L models
2017.08.03 | Press Release
How NAS and Surveillance Drives Differentiates From Desktop HDDs?
By Rainer Kaese, senior manager business development storage products, Toshiba
2017.08.01 | Press Release
Kanguru: TAA Compliant UltraLock External HDD USB 3.0 Series With Physical Write Protect Switch
Starting at around $89 for UltraLock HDD model, $199 for SSD model
2017.07.27 | Press Release
R&D: Pulses of Electrons Manipulate Nanomagnets and Store Information
Scientists use electron pulses to create and manipulate nanoscale magnetic excitations that can store data.
2017.07.24 | Press Release
WD Media Assigned Three Patents
HAMR medium, NiFeX-based seed layer for magnetic recording media, HDD double lubrication layer
2017.07.20 | In Brief
R&D: Thermal Response Time of Media in HAMR
Optimizing thermal properties of heat sink layer is key to reducing variations in transient thermal process resulting from changes in linear speed.
2017.07.17 | Press Release
Storeva/MacWay: DriveDock USB-C pour SATA 2.5/3.5-Inch HDD/SSD French
50€, compatible avec les Mac Thunderbolt 3
2017.07.13 | Press Release
R&D: Dependence of Predicted HAMR Areal Density on Common Optimization Strategies
Optimization of track pitch in absence of track mis-registration increases values to, for case of perfect recording, 5Tb per square inch.
2017.07.12 | Press Release
Best External HDDs to Buy – Business Insider
Western Digital Elements 2TB HDD top pick
2017.07.11 | In Brief
HPE: Goodbye to HDDs
But not yet for all PCs
2017.07.10 | In Brief
Adata Updated External 2.5-Inch HD710 Pro and HD650 HDDs
Up to 4TB and USB 3.1 port
2017.07.07 | Press Release
Western Digital My Passport Ultra 2.5-Inch USB 3.0 External HDD
$80/€120 (1TB), $99.99/€190 (2TB), $130/ €260 (3TB) and $140/€300 (4TB)
2017.07.06 | Press Release
RecoveryLab: Datenrettung von POS Kassen-System in Ludwigshafen erfolgreich abgeschlossen German
Völlig unvermittelt gab die eingebaute Festplatte vom Typ WD3200AAKS ihren Dienst auf.
2017.07.04 | Press Release
L2 Drive Assigned Patent
Active control of read/write head for reduced head-media spacing
2017.06.27 | In Brief
Game Drive for PS4: 2TB External 2.5-Inch USB 3.0 HDD From Seagate
2017.06.23 | Press Release
Seagate: 8TB External 3.5-Inch USB 3.0 HDD for Xbox With USB Hub
2017.06.22 | Press Release
Toshiba 15,000rpm Enterprise 2.5-inch HDD Up to 900GB
12Gb SAS interface
2017.06.16 | Press Release
HDD Makers to Expand in Thailand
Especially Western Digital
2017.06.15 | In Brief
Other HDD Manufacturing Equipments From Seagate in Malaysia for Sale
After closing facilities
2017.06.12 | Press Release
Seagate Game Drive for Xbox Special Edition 2TB-4TB 2.5-Inch HDD
$90 (2TB), $130 (4TB), including one-month (2TB version) or two-month (4TB version) Xbox Game Pass membership.
2017.06.07 | Press Release
HDD Crash at MCC’s Birth/Death Certificates Section
Led to delay in issuance at birth/death certificates.
2017.06.07 | In Brief
Record of 2.4TB by Seagate for 10K 2.5-Inch HDD
15mm, 4 disks, 8 heads, 12Gb SAS, 5-year warranty
2017.06.05 | Press Release
400 Blu-ray Movies Saved on Verbatim 10TB External HDD
2017.05.30 | Press Release
R&D: Measurement of Magnetic Property of FePt Granular Media at Near Curie Temperature
Present methodology will facilitate HAMR media testing.
2017.05.26 | Press Release
R&D: Adaptive Loop Shaping for Wideband Disturbances Attenuation in Precision Information Storage Systems
Evaluation of proposed algorithm performed by experiments on voice-coil-driven flexible positioner system.
2017.05.26 | Press Release
Western Digital Launched 10TB WD Red and Red Pro NAS 3.5-Inch Helium-Based HDDs
$494 for WD Red 10TB NAS, and $533 for WD Red Pro 10TB
2017.05.25 | Press Release