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  • November 13, 2018 13 Nov'18

    Western Digital Ultrastar DC ME200 optimizes memory storage

    Western Digital extends its Ultrastar SSD line, adding a software-defined layer for fast in-memory computing. An onboard hypervisor mounts the storage capacity as usable memory.

  • November 12, 2018 12 Nov'18

    Micron's SATA-based QLC SSDs take aim at 10K HDDs

    Micron targets 10,000 rpm HDDs in read-intensive enterprise workloads with new 5210 ION quad-level cell SSD that stores 33% more bits per cell than triple-level cell NAND flash.

  • October 24, 2018 24 Oct'18

    NetApp MAX Data adds persistent memory tier to OnTap storage

    MAX Data is a software-defined product that runs on commodity servers and can use non-NetApp storage. The codebase came from NetApp's acquisition of startup Plexistor.

  • September 06, 2018 06 Sep'18

    Samsung adds Z-NAND data center SSD

    Samsung's new lineup of data center SSDs designed for channel sales to SMBs includes high-performance Z-NAND add-in card, U.2 and M.2 NVMe PCIe models and 2.5-inch SATA drives.

  • August 20, 2018 20 Aug'18

    NAND flash manufacturers showcase new technologies

    Get up to speed on new NAND flash technologies, including Toshiba Memory's XL-Flash, startup Yangtze Memory's Xtacking, and SK Hynix's so-called 4D NAND.

  • August 13, 2018 13 Aug'18

    New Seagate Nytro SSD line uses Toshiba 3D NAND chips

    Seagate shows off its first triple-level cell, 64-layer 3D NAND Nytro SSDs since investing in Toshiba NAND. Analysts wonder if the HDD giant waited too long to get serious about flash.

  • August 08, 2018 08 Aug'18

    NAND flash shortage end could lead to dramatic price drop

    Impending NAND flash oversupply will lead to price collapse of NAND flash chips and higher capacity enterprise SSDs, according to semiconductor analyst Jim Handy.

  • August 02, 2018 02 Aug'18

    Western Digital launches 15 TB enterprise SAS SSD

    Western Digital's 15 TB Ultrastar SAS SSD has twice the capacity of its previous version, but only half of the capacity of Toshiba's 31 TB whopper.

  • May 22, 2018 22 May'18

    Micron starts shipping denser QLC SSD to select customers

    Micron and Intel unleash QLC NAND flash that can store 4 bits per cell. Micron starts shipping a 2.5-inch QLC enterprise SATA SSD to select customers and targets fall for general availability.

  • January 24, 2018 24 Jan'18

    New enterprise SATA Micron SSDs use 64-layer 3D NAND flash

    Micron launches new 5200 Series enterprise SATA SSDs with high-density 64-layer 3D NAND flash technology, offering similar performance to prior 32-layer 5100 Series.

  • January 22, 2018 22 Jan'18

    NVMe enterprise flash storage, new memory mean change in 2018

    Storage executives and industry analysts predict NVMe, NVMe over Fabrics and new memory technologies will disrupt the storage industry this year and into the future.

  • July 28, 2017 28 Jul'17

    WD-Toshiba memory sale requires 2-week notice to WD

    Toshiba and Western Digital's SanDisk subsidiary acted on a San Francisco judge's suggestion today and agreed that Toshiba would give SanDisk two weeks' notice before closing on a transfer or sale ...

  • November 16, 2016 16 Nov'16

    Pure Storage: We’re NVMe-ready

    Pure Storage isn’t riding the NVMe bandwagon yet, but it has reserved a seat. Pure promises its customers they can upgrade all new FlashArray//M systems to NVMe by the end of 2017 through the ...

  • September 08, 2016 08 Sep'16

    Diablo flash DIMM partnership woos server makers

    Diablo Technologies and American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) partnered on memory channel flash storage servers for more than a year. The first fruits of the collaboration bloomed this week when AMI ...

  • August 11, 2016 11 Aug'16

    SCSI trade group claims new SAS has pluses over NVMe/PCIe

    NVMe and PCIe solid-state drives (SSDs) may be a hot topic at this week’s Flash Memory Summit, but the SCSI Trade Association is trying to remind everyone that new serial-attached SCSI (SAS) ...

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