Archive for «March, 2014»

Toshiba Also at 600GB Into 15,000rpm 2.5-Inch SAS HDD
Now neck to neck with HGST and Seagate
2014.03.05 | Press Release | [with our comments]
HGST Debuts Touro S Mobile External HDDs, 500GB and 1TB
Comes with 3GB of cloud storage, $80 and $100
2014.03.05 | Press Release
More HDD Capacity by Mixing Hard and Soft Magnetic Materials – A*Star
To combine beneficial properties
2014.03.04 | Press Release
Western Digital Purple, HDD Especially for Video-Surveillance
$159 for 4TB unit
by Corentin Béchade | 2014.02.24 | News
G-Technology Desktop and Mobile G HDDs With Thunderbolt and USB 3.0
Desktop at $400 with 4TB, mobile at $220 with 1TB
2014.02.19 | Press Release
HDD Shipments Decline 5% to 552 Million Units From 2012 to 2013 – Trendfocus
Tempered outlook for 2014
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2014.02.11 | News
Tabernus Brings Out High Volume HDD Erasure Solution
For 24 SAS or IDE HDD at a time
2014.02.07 | Press Release
HDD Sentinel Software by H.D.S. Hungary
Detecting disk drive issues before failure strikes, starting at $23
2014.02.06 | Press Release
Glyph Announcing Studio Mini Rugged Portable Drive
With 500GB, 1TB and 2TB HDDs, 120GB to 480GB SSD coming soon
2014.02.04 | Press Release
OWC: HDD/SSD Replacement Kit for PlayStation 4
$399 with 480GB SSD
2014.01.22 | Press Release
Mushkin Helix SSD and HDD Drive Toolkit
Includes disk backup and recovery, disk cloning and tools.
2014.01.13 | Press Release
LaCie Reveals Four External Storage Devices at CES
Wireless and spheric external HDDs, Thunderbolt 2 SSD RAID-0, roly-poly USB key
by Corentin Béchade | 2014.01.06 | News
Thecus Expands HDD and SSD Compatibility List for NAS
From HGST, Intel, Seagate, Toshiba, Transcend, WD
2014.01.03 | Press Release
Enterprise SSDs Provide More Endurance Than HDDs
In random workloads
2013.12.31 | In Brief
HDD, SSHD, SSD Performance Comparison
Authored by Calypso and based on SNIA test sepcs
2013.12.30 | Press Release
Vancrest Health Care Centers Selecting Paragon HDD Manager
To monitor and backup nine facilities across Ohio
2013.12.24 | Press Release
Recoveo peut récupérer les données d’un disque dur à plateaux rayés French
A partir de 20.000€, dix fois plus chère que les solutions classiques
2013.12.24 | Press Release
Paragon Software Adding HDD Manager 14 for Enterprise
$599 per license
2013.12.20 | Press Release
Macway présente l’AluICE Mini Turbo Max de Storeva French
2TB de stockage sur disque portable pour 219€
2013.12.20 | Press Release
Paragon Updating to HDD to SSD Migration Software ($14)
Adding support for Windows 8.1, metro interface, automatic resizing
2013.12.04 | Press Release
Paragon Updates Hard Disk Manager to V14
Windows 8 and uEFI support, $100 for professional edition
2013.11.29 | Press Release
2TB Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 External HDD by LaCie
2013.11.28 | Press Release
Books Most Durable Way to Store
Than HDDs and CDs
2013.11.28 | In Brief
WD 6Gb SATA Dual Drive With 120GB SSD and 1TB HDD
by Corentin Béchade | 2013.11.25 | News
WD 1TB My Passport HDD for Mac
2013.11.21 | Press Release
Tested: PlayStation 4 HDD vs. SSD vs. Hybrid
What difference $100 upgrade can make
2013.11.21 | In Brief
Cease Fire in HDD Vs. SSD Price War – PriceG2
Both sides pause to make profit.
2013.11.19 | Press Release
IDrive Express 48 Service Ships Physical Drive Up to 1TB
$100 shipping and processing fees
2013.11.13 | Press Release
Aleratec: IDE/SATA Drive Duplicators and Sanitizers
From $1,500 to $6,300 for 1:24
2013.11.12 | Press Release
HGST Ships 6TB Helium 3.5-Inch HDD
Worldwide record capacity for magnetic disk drive
2013.11.05 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Platform
HDD with APIs for direct Ethernet connectivity, not SATA or SAS
2013.10.28 | Press Release
Infortrend: EonStor DS 3000 Series
Fitting up to 360 drives
2013.10.18 | Press Release
Forty Two 3.5-Inch and 2.5-Inch HDDs Tested
Hitachi 7K4000 and Toshiba DT01ACA050 lead the pack.
2013.10.15 | In Brief
New Storage Devices for IBM System x Servers
600GB HDD and 300GB/600GB hybrid HDDs, 2.5-inch, 15,000rpm, 6 Gb SAS
2013.10.01 | Press Release
MacWay inclue les outils iFixit à son catalogue French
Kit de vis, nappes SATA pour dique dur et SuperDrive
2013.09.26 | Press Release
4TB VideoAppliance HDD Ships From IntransaBrand
Stack up to 48TB in a single server
2013.09.26 | Press Release
Synology DiskStation/RackStation Integrating WD RED HDDs
Into NAS
2013.09.26 | Press Release
SSD contre HDD, la guerre? French
Kroll Ontrack France répond
2013.09.24 | Press Release
Plaintiff Lake Cherokee HDD Technologies Suing Several Storage Companies
Marvell, Samsung, Seagate, Toshiba and WD
2013.09.17 | Press Release
Marvell Wins Patent Case Brought by Lake Cherokee HDD Technologies
On HDD read channel
2013.09.17 | Press Release
When Will We See Higher Capacity HDD
By Tom Coughlin
2013.09.11 | In Brief
WD Following Seagate Into 4TB 3.5-Inch HDD for NAS ($229) – Comment
But first one in 2.5-inch form factor (750GB, $79)
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.09.10 | News
Faster Computational Algorithm for Studying Properties of HDD Slider
By researchers at A*STAR Storage Institute (DSI) in Singapore
2013.09.04 | Press Release
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning HDDs and Self-Encrypting Drives
By US Customs and Border Protection
2013.09.04 | In Brief
History: Milestones in HDD Capacity
From 5MB in 1956 to 4TB today
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.08.29 | News
Eurocom Ships 6TB on HDDs in Panther Laptop
Using four HGST 1.5TB disk drives
2013.08.16 | Press Release
HDD Shipments Loosely Tied To PCs
Down Q/Q about 1.9%
2013.08.14 | In Brief
Vantec Adds NexStar HDD Duplicator
Can also serve as a USB 3.0 disk drive dock.
2013.08.09 | Press Release
HDD Shipments Off Slightly in 2Q13 to 133.4 Million – Trendfocus
Weak PC market to dampen 2H13
2013.08.02 | Press Release
Aleratec Unveils 16-Target SATA HDD Duplicator and Sanitizer
2013.08.02 | Press Release
ReStor Claims to Be First HDD and SSD Repair Facility
In India
2013.07.26 | Press Release
… And to Release 5TB and 6TB HDDs in 2014
According to NDA roadmap
2013.07.24 | In Brief
HDD Price Above Levels Before Floods in Thailand in October 2011 – PriceG2
SSD pricing flat throughout 2013
2013.07.23 | Press Release
BCD Electro Announces HDD Wiping Breach Protection Service
In house destruction system conforming to NIST 800-88
2013.07.22 | Press Release
HDD Sentinel Comes to Myce
Drive monitoring software for HDD and SSD based on SMART
2013.07.11 | Press Release
Production Discipline Cuts HDD Shipments to 133 Million in 2Q13 – Trendfocus
WD flat, Seagate and Toshiba down marginally
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.07.05 | News
Xanadu 200/300 Storage Series From RAID Inc. Support New HDDs
4TB nearline SAS drives
2013.07.03 | Press Release
Demartek Evaluated Internal HDD, FC HDD and SSD
Under bootstorm conditions
2013.06.25 | In Brief
Market for HDDs in Video Surveillance to Hit Billion-Dollar Mark by 2017 – IHS
From $639 million in 2013 to $1 billion in 5 years
2013.06.21 | Press Release
Toshiba Finally Also in 7mm 2.5-Inch Hybrid HDD
320GB and 500GB on one platter, 8GB flash, 5,400rpm, 6Gb SATA
2013.06.20 | Press Release
Buffalo Revealing USB 3.0 Ministation Portable HDDs
11.5mm high, 2TB at £160
2013.06.20 | Press Release
4TB HDD for IBM XIV Gen3
Scaling up to 325TB
2013.06.18 | Press Release
Seagate Designed Custom-Built 4TB NAS HDD
Like did previously WD with 3TB drives
2013.06.14 | Press Release
Rumor: Samsung to Restart Production of 3.5-Inch Desktop HDDs
Gathered by Trendfocus
2013.06.13 | In Brief
Esorun Wireless External HDD Up to 1TB
LAN supports 5 users to transfer and read data simultaneously.
2013.06.13 | Press Release
McCarty-Hull Chooses Paragon HDD Manager Premium
Image-based backup and DR software
2013.06.06 | Press Release
First 1TB 2.5-Inch HDD 7mm High by WD
With two platters, $139, adopted by OEMs Acer and Asus
2013.06.04 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Seagate Shipping 5mm 2.5-Inch 500GB HDD to OEMs
Including Asus, Dell and Lenovo, $89 MSRP
2013.06.03 | Press Release | [with our comments]
More on Helium HDD
And what happens if there is a leak?
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.05.31 | News
HISTORY: First HDD Form Factor Introductions
From 39-inch to 0.85-inch
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.05.30 | News
Memup lance un disque externe avec Interface USB 3.0 French
A partir de 320GB (70€)
2013.05.28 | Press Release
1.6TB 12Gb SAS 2.5-Inch SSD From Toshiba
As well as SAS or SATA 4TB HDD
2013.05.23 | Press Release
Seagate Delivers Purpose-Built 4TB HDD for Video
5,900rpm, supporting up to 16 simultaneous HD streams
2013.05.22 | Press Release
Dot Hill Ships 4TB SAS HDD for AssuredSAN
Beginning at $17,684 with twelve disk drives
2013.05.15 | Press Release
Declining Growth Projections For HDD Industry in 2013
According to Coughlin Associates
2013.05.13 | In Brief
SanDisk Supplying iSSD Storage Device for WD Black Hybrid 2.5-Inch 5mm HDD
Following collaboration between two companies
2013.05.10 | Press Release
Aleratec Developed 5-Bay SATA HDD Duplicator and Docking Station
2013.05.10 | Press Release
Aleratec Brings Out HDD Duplicator Adapters ($12 to $73)
For CF cards, mSATA SSDs and 1.8-inch Micro SATA SSDs
2013.04.22 | Press Release
Novosoft Introducing Cloud Backup Service HBDrive
For data including MS SQL, MySQL, DB2, Lotus Notes, and MS Exchange Server
2013.04.19 | Press Release
Maxell Introduces Multi-Interface HDD for Media Professional
$351 for 3TB, USB 3.0, eSATA, Firewire 400/800
2013.04.11 | Press Release
Preliminary 1Q13 HDD Results – Trendfocus
Market may reach bottom, Toshiba up, Seagate and WD down
2013.04.08 | Press Release
When Will SSD Have Same Price as HDD
Report from PriceG2
2013.04.04 | Press Release | [with our comments]
EMEA External HDD Market Declining 17% From 2011 to 2012 – Futuresource Consulting
Down 21.5 million from 26 million
2013.04.02 | Press Release
Internal HDD Prices Declines 5% from 4Q12 to 1Q13 – PriceG2
Areal density frozen
2013.03.29 | Press Release
HISTORY: List of 221 Companies in HDD Manufacturing Since 1956
Only three remaining
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.03.28 | News
Thecus Expands HDD Compatibility List for NAS
New Seagate, Hitachi, Toshiba drives added
2013.03.21 | Press Release
HDD Market Dips in 4Q12 as PC Demand Falters – IHS iSuppli
WD still on top, but Seagate had stronger performance.
2013.03.08 | Press Release
OWC Sells HDD DIY Kit for Removing Factory Installed HDD in 2011 iMac ($60)
500GB to 1TB HDD replaced with up to 4TB drives
2013.03.08 | Press Release
2nd-Gen Wireless External HDD by China’s Esorun
Up to 1.5TB
2013.02.25 | Press Release
HDD Market Increasing Later This Year – Forbes
Leading to 3% overall unit growth in 2013
2013.02.18 | In Brief
WW HDD Shipped Dropped 7% in 2012 – Trendfocus
Forecast: flat until 2017
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.02.11 | News | [with our comments]
Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 Portable HDD at 2TB
2013.02.06 | Press Release
HDD WW Revenue to Drop by 12% This Year – IHS iSuppli
And optical drives eventually abandoned by PC makers
2013.02.05 | Press Release
Toshiba to Showcase Trilayer Structure HDD Head
And 19nm NAND process technology
2013.01.28 | Press Release
Alteratec 1:1 HDD Copy Dock USB3.0 Duplicator ($100)
Duplicates SATA HDDs/SSDs, CF memory, CFast memory and 50mm mSATA drives.
2013.01.24 | Press Release
Verbatim GT Portable HDD With USB 3.0 at 1TB
2013.01.22 | Press Release
Addonics Mini HDD Duplicator ($45)
USB 3.0 docking station for two SATA HDDs
2013.01.17 | Press Release
136 Million HDDs Shipped in 4Q12 for Trendfocus
Sluggish PC sales and inventory burn-off cause sequential reduction.
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2013.01.14 | News
Qnap Expands Turbo NAS Compatibility List
With HDDs and 2.5-inch SSD
2013.01.14 | Press Release
Wireless External 1TB HDD by Esorun
Connecting to IOS, Android and Windows devices
2012.12.20 | Press Release