Disk drives

  • February 07, 2014 07 Feb'14

    Facebook storage: Reviews vary for Blu-ray cold storage, M.2 SSD plans

    Facebook's plans to use Blu-ray discs for cold storage, 'netbook-class' M.2 SSD for booting Web servers draw mixed reviews from analysts, IT pros.

  • December 19, 2013 19 Dec'13

    Avago Technologies joins enterprise storage fray with LSI acquisition

    Avago Technologies announced a $6.6 billion deal to acquire components provider LSI Corp. and turn Avago into a major HDD and SSD components provider.

  • December 03, 2013 03 Dec'13

    Get ready for the 12 Gbps SAS drive

    New 12 Gbps SAS technology will usher in SSDs, HDDs and HBAs according to the SCSI Trade Association president.

  • April 09, 2013 09 Apr'13

    Tintri adds asynchronous replication for virtual machines

    Asynchronous replication of virtual machines is the highlight of VM-aware storage array startup Tintri's second-generation operating system.

  • March 11, 2009 11 Mar'09

    Sun flashes new NAND module

    Sun has a new memory-sized Flash module and additional solid-state support across its product line, with rumblings of an acceleration device to follow.

  • October 08, 2008 08 Oct'08

    HDS midrange SAN array subs SAS drives for Fibre Channel

    At Storage Networking World, Hitachi Data Systems becomes the first major storage vendor to offer SAS drives in a midrange storage system.

  • June 26, 2008 26 Jun'08

    Dot Hill gives Fibre Channel arrays DC power option

    DC power supplies now available with Dot Hill's 5730 Fibre Channel storage arrays; Virtual Machine ediiton of Exanodes software creates virtual SANs; Sepaton adds data dedupe software to VTL.

  • March 23, 2007 23 Mar'07

    1 TB drives hit PCs, NAS

    Dell and Alienware have added Hitachi's 1 TB drive to their gaming desktop computers; MicroNet announced that its NAS appliance will ship with 1 TB drives in the second quarter.

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    A quick overview of the disk drive market

    Hard disks provide huge storage capacities that can reach to 300GB and higher (though enterprise disks offer somewhat less -- up to 150 GB per disk). Enterprise hard disks offer fast data transfers, and drives like the Seagate Cheetah family can ...

  • March 06, 2006 06 Mar'06

    EMC, Dell build standards bridge over the river 'why'

    Dell, EMC launch a working group to standardize the interface between disk drives and storage controllers with the promise of lowering hardware costs -- but will anyone else join?