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HDD Stolen From Law Faculty in Delhi University
Compiling attendance of faculty members and over 7,000 law students
2017.12.15 | In Brief
Echostreams Innovative Solutions Assigned Patent
Hard disk quick release unit and replacement module
2017.12.13 | In Brief
Toshiba Following Western Digital/HGST With 14TB 3.5-Inch HDD
9 disks, helium based, 6Gb SATA, 7,200rpm, CMR and not SMR
2017.12.11 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Transcend USB StoreJet 200 Portable HDD for Mac
2TB, pre-formatted with HFS+ file system
2017.12.11 | Press Release
Riken Assigned Patent
Magnetic storage media and device
2017.12.11 | In Brief
Toshiba MD06ACA-V Series 3.5-Inch 6Gb SATA 10TB HDD for Surveillance Applications
6, 8, 10TB models, 7,200 rpm, 256MB buffer memory, 237MB/s data transfer rate
2017.12.07 | Press Release
Toshiba 10TB 3.5-Inch HDD for NAS
2017.12.06 | Press Release
Addonics Jasper II Portable 1:3 SATA HDD/SSD Duplicator
2017.11.30 | Press Release
Purchasing HDDs From China
May not be good idea.
2017.11.23 | In Brief
Recyling Storage Devices
iNEMI working with Seagate, IBM and several academics to develop ways to extending working life of HDDs and components
2017.11.23 | In Brief
HDD Shredder for Confidential Destruction From Harden Industries
Versatile HDDs shredders with different capacity
2017.11.23 | Press Release
New HDD for IBM SAN Volume Controller and Storwize
2.4TB 10,000rpm 2.5-inch SAS unit
2017.11.22 | Press Release
SP/Silicon Power A75 2.5-Inch USB 3.1 Slim Portable HDD
1TB and 2TB, 12.2mm height
2017.11.16 | Press Release
Seagate SkyHawk AI 3.5-Inch HDD for AI-Enabled Surveillance
$450 (10TB) and $350 (8TB)
2017.11.10 | Press Release
Seagate HAMR Vs. WD MAMR
Laser vs. microwave field
2017.11.10 | In Brief
WD HDD Manufacturing Equipment in Singapore to Be Sold
By GoIndustry DoveBid
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.11.10 | News
Best External HDDs for Mac – PCMagazine
CalDigit Tuff, LaCie 5big Thunderbolt 2 and Western Digital My Book best rated
2017.11.02 | In Brief
Backblaze HDD Stats for 3Q17
Zero failure for 1,240 10TB and 12TB drives recently added
2017.10.31 | Press Release
Addonics Sapphire Cipher II Snap-In External Removable Drive System With Hardware Encryption
$179 with USB 3.1
2017.10.30 | Press Release
R&D: World First for Reading Digitally Encoded Synthetic Molecules
Paves way for synthetic polymer storage of several kilobytes of data, roughly equivalent to page of text-just like first floppy disks.
2017.10.26 | Press Release
Seagate: HAMR Next Leap Forward Now
Will ship to key customers by end of 2018.
2017.10.25 | Press Release
Netgear Assigned Patent
Housing HDD using tray with anchoring strips
2017.10.23 | In Brief
Magnecomp Assigned Patent
Suspension having stacked D33 mode PZT actuator with constraint layer
2017.10.20 | In Brief
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