Archive for «June, 2008»

Aries/MRS Selected by an Unkown HDD Maker
To provide automation capable of doubling the output of media test workcells
2008.06.24 | Press Release
Trion Selects GuardianEdge HDD, Removable Storage Encryption Solution
To protect data on laptops and USB devices
2008.06.23 | Press Release
WD’s New My Book Mirror Edition External Hard Drive
With two stripped or mirrored HDDs for a total of 1TB or 2TB
2008.06.20 | Press Release
Convolve Claims Dell, WD, and HGST Violate Its Patents on HDDs
Concerning vibration
2008.06.20 | In Brief
Addonics Dual CF-SATA HDD Adapter
To replace 2.5-inch HDD by SSD for $80 (without the CF cards)
2008.06.13 | Press Release
First 1.8-Inch 5,400rpm HDD at 160GB by Toshiba
Samsung is the only other manufacturer reaching 160GB, but at 4,200rpm.
2008.06.12 | Press Release
WD Delivers New Fast 1TB HDD With Only 3 Platters
7,200rpm, SATA 3Gb, 32MB of cache, dual processor, 5-year warranty
2008.06.11 | Press Release | [with our comments]
New LSI HDD Preamplifier at 3.3Gbs
While reducing power consumption by 30%
2008.06.11 | Press Release
ioSafe Lauches 3.5-inch HDDs With Disaster Protection
Rated to protect data from fire and immersion in water
2008.06.10 | Press Release
Toshiba Intends to Enter Into HDD for Industrial Applications
Using its technology in automotive drives
2008.06.10 | Press Release
CC&C Shows Wireless USB HDD
With Artimi
2008.06.10 | Press Release
Speed Dragon Selects Artimi Chips
For wireless USB HDD
2008.06.10 | Press Release
Age Star Demonstrates Wireless USB HDD
With Artimi
2008.06.09 | Press Release
IDC: HDD Demand Will Continue to Grow
At a CAGR of more than 9% between 2007 and 2012 in units shipped
2008.06.05 | Press Release
Imation to Offer 500GB RDX Removable Disk Cartridge
At $550
2008.06.05 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Rudolph Receives Multiple Inspection and Metrology Systems Orders
From an (undisclosed) HDD manufacturer
2008.05.30 | Press Release
ViaClix Incorporates Seagate 8OGB HDD to New iTV Digital Media Centers
Delivering Internet directly to a TV screen
2008.05.29 | Press Release
Sans Digital Converts CF Card Into a 2.5-Inch SATA HDD
Including an enclosure for two cards supporting mirroring
2008.05.26 | Press Release | [with our comments]
1TB 5,400rpm EcoGreen HDD by Samsung
For surveillance and A/V recording, priced at $199
2008.05.23 | Press Release
Several New Sitecom HDD Cases
For 2.5- and 3.5-inch SATA drives
2008.05.22 | Press Release
Fujitsu: 250GB 2.5″ SATA HDD With 24-Hour Continuous Operation
For critical applications and blade servers
2008.05.19 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Two Twin Cities Companies Make Sure That Old HDDs Are Destroyed
Beyond any hope of data recovery - or theft
2008.05.19 | In Brief
Fantom Drives Said It Reduces Power Consumption up to 40%
Over comparable external HDDs, using variable power technology
2008.05.19 | Press Release
250GB Desktop HDD From ExcelStor
With a single platter
2008.05.15 | Press Release
Toshiba Adds 60GB Automotive HDD
To current 40GB and 80GB models
2008.05.14 | Press Release
Three New HDD-based Car Navigation Systems by Pioneer
In Japan only
2008.05.10 | Press Release
New Iomega eGo USB 2.0 Camo Portable HDD
At 250GB and $150
2008.05.08 | Press Release
From Amptronix, a DVR With Rugged Removable HDD
At 5,000G/0.5ms non-operating
2008.05.08 | Press Release
Stand-Alone MP3 Player With 400GB HDD Launched by Naim
For audiophiles
2008.05.08 | Press Release
Phoenix Technologies Brings Encryption to Fujitsu Mobile HDDs
And the possibility for the notebook owner to remotely disable the drive
2008.05.06 | Press Release
STARAY From RAIDON: a Half Hidden HDD Encryption Storage Box
One part is encrypted, the other one public.
2008.05.03 | Press Release
Mvix Launches Portable 2.5-Inch Hi-Def Media Player
Decoding a dozen video file formats
2008.05.03 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Second Generation of Encrypted HDDs From Stonewood
From 60GB to 320GB
2008.05.02 | Press Release
HDD Lost in Georgia Containing Social Security Numbers of 2.9 Million People
A disk drive with similar information disappeared in Rhode Island.
2008.05.01 | In Brief
Data Encryption Solution That Maintains Hard Disk Bootability
By CMS Products
2008.04.30 | Press Release
LSI Completes Purchase of Infineon HDD Semiconductor
As previously announced
2008.04.29 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Wholesale 2.5-inch IDE HDD Enclosure With Fingerprint Security
Wholesale-Star Ltd. is a company based in Shenzhen, China
2008.04.24 | Press Release
516 Million HDDs Shipped in 2007, a Yearly 19% Growth
According to iSuppli
2008.04.23 | Press Release
Milestone: Seagate Ships One Billion Hard Drives in 29 Years
The manufacturer expects next billion within 5 years.
2008.04.23 | Press Release | [with our comments]
The Iomega Media Xporter Drive, a Game-Oriented Portable HDD
For Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles
2008.04.21 | Press Release
Hitachi Ltd. to Keep Hitachi GST
Mainly because its disk drive subsidiary is now profitable
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2008.04.18 | News
MusicGiants Has Integrated Atrato VOD Storage
With encrypted HDDs from Seagate
2008.04.16 | Press Release
Hitachi Needs to Pull Plug on Hard Disk Unit
So reports that it is having second thoughts should alarm investors
2008.04.04 | In Brief
GIGA JUKE by Sony With Integrated Hard Disk Drive
Hi-fi system storing up to 40,000 songs
2008.04.01 | Press Release
Performance Technologies Introduces a Storage/Video/Audio AdvancedMC Module Featuring ATI Radeon E2400
This graphic processor can be configured with a SATA or SAS HDD.
2008.03.27 | Press Release
QuickLogic Speeds HDD Transfers With New UDMA Block
It quadruples performance of reading data from a drive with PATA interface.
2008.03.26 | Press Release
TrekStor Offers External HDD With Data Recovery Service at no Cost
But within 12 months of purchase and in Germany only
2008.03.17 | Press Release
HDD Recovery Pro, New Software From The Undelete Company
Price at $140, it undeletes files, recovers corrupted disks and partitions, and fixes damaged file systems.
2008.03.14 | Press Release
IBM BladeCenter HC10 System Features 80GB HDD
2.5-inch 7,200rpm SATA unit
2008.03.12 | In Brief
LSI Buys Infineon HDD Semiconductor Business
Increasing its leadership in silicon for disk drive controllers
2008.03.11 | Press Release
New External Pocket HDD From Plextor, the PX-PH320US
320GB, eSATA, password protection
2008.03.06 | Press Release
eSATA and USB External Storage System With RAID Options From Micronet/Fantom
Available in 1TB, 1.5TB and 2TB capacities at $320, $460 and $650 respectively
2008.02.21 | Press Release
Super Micro Computer Unveiled 2.5-Inch HDD Server Chassis
Supporting 8, 16 or 24 hot-swappable drives
2008.02.21 | Press Release
INCOM vertreibt Festplatten-Kopiersysteme
Mit Voom Technologies
2008.02.20 | Press Release
New Design for External 2.5-Inch HDD by Verbatim
With 120, 160, 250, or 320GB capacity
2008.02.18 | Press Release
From GuardianEdge, Advanced Authentication and New Versions of HDDs and Removable Storage Products
With multi-factor authentication
2008.02.15 | Press Release
New HDD Motor Controller Chip From STMicroelectronics
For next-generation enterprise drives
2008.01.22 | Press Release
New Iomega’s eGo Portable Hard Drives
Up to 250GB, dual USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 interfaces
2008.01.15 | Press Release
Toshiba Enters 1.8-Inch External HDD Market
And also introduces a 2.5-inch external HDD at 320GB and $200.
2008.01.08 | Press Release
Samsung Beats Hitachi GST With 500GB Notebook HDD Only 9.5mm Thick
9.5mm for Samsung, 12.5mm for HGST
2008.01.07 | Press Release | [with our comments]
HDD Industry Returns to Profitability
The HDD industry underwent a resurgence in profitability in the third quarter, signaling that the storage market finally is on firmer ground, according to iSuppli Corp.
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2008.01.05 | News
One Terabyte 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive From Samsung for Enterprise and Surveillance
Samsung announces new 1TB RAID class 3.5-inch hard disk drives for enterprise storage and surveillance
2008.01.03 | Press Release | [with our comments]