Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced 4TB and 5TB capacities of the Toshiba Desktop 3.5” 7200 RPM Internal Serial ATA 3.0 Hard Drive, a device that provides a convenient and reliable way to upgrade your desktop computer. With this product, Toshiba combines its proven and reliable hard drive technology with a Serial ATA interface to provide increased performance, capacity and compatibility.
“Toshiba has been developing and manufacturing hard drives for more than 20 years,” said Maciek Brzeski, Vice President of Branded Storage Products, Toshiba Digital Products Division. “The time is right to upgrade our offerings not only to meet, but to get ahead of consumers’ expectations by expanding our offering of our internal 3.5” hard drives to 4TB and 5TB sizes.”
ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the launch of its new AS7004T tower model NAS device. The 4-bay AS7004T model is the most compact model in the AS70T series and features a storage capacity of up to 24TB. Powered by an Intel® Core i3-4330 3.5GHz dual-core processor and 2GB SO-DIMM DDR3 RAM (Expandable to a maximum of 16GB), the AS7004T features blazing read and write speeds of over 112 MB/s. Also included, are 2 gigabit Ethernet ports, 3 USB 3.0 ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports, and 2 eSATA ports for added expansion possibilities.
Additionally, the AS7004T boasts a specialized cooling system featuring a single extra-large fan and dedicated heat pipes that work with the ingeniously designed disk tray vents to allow air to flow from the front to the back of the device, effectively cooling the CPU and hard disks. Furthermore, the ADM smart fan control mechanism effectively controls the fan speed, providing an extremely quiet operating experience. The AS7004T’s powerful hardware and rich variety of multimedia output functionality make it the optimal choice for prosumers who want to create a high quality home entertainment center.
Lite-ON, leading developer of enterprise flash storage technology, announces the debut of its new EP1 Series M.2 PCIe Gen 2x4 solid-state drive at Dell World 2014 in Austin, Texas.
Dell World draws thought leaders, subject matter experts, and IT professionals from around the world who come to learn about new trends, technologies, and how Dell and its partners are working to advance the world of information technology.
“We are extremely excited to present our new M.2 PCIe Gen 2x4 solid state drive at Dell World 2014,” said Darlo Perez, Lite-ON Managing Director. “The new EP1 represents a significant step forward in enterprise storage technology, offering up to 1TB of storage on a compact and highly power efficient M.2 PCIe form factor. Now supporting power loss protection, it offers the perfect balance of performance, enterprise-grade reliability, and cost efficiency.”
QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced that its popular, QvPC technology supported Turbo NAS TS/SS-x53 Pro and TS-x51 lineup now support Full NAS accelerated-encryption technology, a feature now available for the Turbo NAS operating system - QTS 4.1.1. Full NAS accelerated-encryption technology fully utilizes the power of quad/dual-core Intel Celeron processors on the Turbo NAS to remarkably increase the efficiency in data encryption/decryption tasks, with overall NAS read speeds improving by over 50% (over 240MB/s for the TS/SS-x53 Pro, and more than 128MB/s for the TS-x51).
"The TS/SS-x53 Pro and TS-x51 series feature Full NAS accelerated-encryption technology which delivers secure data transmission without sacrificing performance, providing users, particularly business users, with a trustworthy private cloud solution," said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP.
WD, a Western Digital company and storage industry leader, today announced the expansion of its award-winning WD Purple line of 3.5-inch hard drives for video surveillance applications, with the release of the 6 TB capacity. Video surveillance is a highly data-rich application within the “Internet of Things (IoT)” ecosystem. WD Purple hard drives excel in new and existing home and small business security system environments with up to eight hard drives and up to 32 high-definition (HD) video cameras. Available today, WD Purple hard drives are being offered in capacities from 1 TB up to 6 TB.
“Video surveillance has long been a pioneering Internet-of-Things application. Driven by machine-to-machine interaction between high-resolution, high-bit-rate video cameras and high-capacity surveillance video recorders, IoT applications bring access and big data analytics to improve user’s security,” said Matt Rutledge, senior vice president and general manager of WD’s Storage Technology group. “WD Purple 6 TB drives enable innovation in this fast growing market”.
Less than seven months ago, Amazon introduced Amazon Fire TV, and it quickly became the best-selling streaming media box on Amazon. Today, Amazon is bringing the same experience customers love about Amazon Fire TV—ease of use, great performance, and vast selection—to a smaller and even more affordable device. Introducing Fire TV Stick, a small stick that connects to the HDMI port on your HDTV for instant access to movies, TV shows, music, photos, apps, and games. Fire TV Stick is just $39 and is available for pre-order starting today at www.amazon.com/fire-tv-stick and will ship November 19. As a thank you to new and existing Prime members, Fire TV Stick is available for two days only for just $19 on Amazon.com.
“Fire TV Stick is the most powerful streaming media stick available—a dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of storage, dual-band and dual-antenna Wi-Fi, included remote control, voice search with our free mobile app, easy set-up, an open ecosystem, and exclusive features like ASAP for instant streaming,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder and CEO. “The team has packed an unbelievable amount of power and selection into an incredible price point—Fire TV Stick is just $39.”
Apacer, the leading brand of digital storage, launches SDXC/SDHC memory card, which is designed for professional photographers and shutterbugs alike, as well as microSDXC/SDHC UHS-I U3 top-speed memory card for tablet PCs and smart phones. Apacer focuses on the latest UHS-I U3 (UHS Speed Class 3, U3) interface specification, which boasts a read/write speed up to 95/85 MB/sec. With an ultra-large capacity choice of 128 GB provided, it can easily and quickly read/write 4K, 3D or even 4096×2160 ultra HD videos. Compatible with SDHD/SDXC interface and featuring waterproof, anti-shock, anti-magnetism, X-ray proof and heat resistance, Apacer’s UHS-I U3 is highly competent in various harsh working environments; hence being a must-have for both professional photographers and shutterbugs!
The industry-leading 95/85 MB read/write speed makes things easy for you
The difference between professional photographers and amateurs lies in the ability to grasp those important while fleeting moments! To unleash your professional skills and record precious memories, a memory card with high read-write speed and stable quality is indispensable for you. Apacer’s latest generation of ultra-high speed memory card, UHS-I U3, applies to high performance D-SLR, D-SLM cameras as well as 4K digital video recorders. The memory card's 95/85 MB/sec. read/write speed conforms to the UHS-I Speed Class 3 newly established by SD Association, ensuring outstanding write speed of 30 MB and above. It can easily fulfill the tasks and capture perfect pictures whether it is to record 4K2K ultra high definition videos, to transfer time-consuming big files, to make 4K HD videos or to conduct RAW continuous shooting!
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, today launches the UC330 Dual USB Flash Drive featuring dual micro USB and standard USB interfaces! Available in 8, 16 and 32GB sizes, the UC330 Dual USB allows you to share and backup data between PC, tablet, phablet, or smart phone at prices rivaling built-in storage found on some mobile phones. Along with a lifetime warranty and On-the-Go (OTG) USB compliance, customers who purchase the UC330 flash drive can also enjoy ADATA’s feature-packed OStoGO and UFDtoGO software packages.
Feature-Packed, Ruggedly Portable Data Storage
Flawlessly crafted of zinc alloy with a silver finish, ADATA’s Choice UC330 Dual USB Flash Drive weighs only 3.6 grams and comes with a black end cap fitted with a strap hole so you can easily carry the flash drive on a lanyard, keychain or neck strap. As you use the rocket-shaped UC330, its cap fits on either side of its dual-headed USB. When not in use, stand it up on its end for easy storage on your desktop like a rocket awaiting lift-off. Manufactured with a special chip-on-board (COB) process, resulting in high water and impact resistance, your UC330 flash drive is engineered for utmost quality and reliability.
QNAP Systems, Inc. today released the Qfix for Bash security patch v1.0.2 (hereafter referred to as "this Qfix") for its Turbo NAS lineup with an official GNU Bash patch update. This Qfix includes all fix as of QTS 4.1.1 Build 1003 and is suggested for all Turbo NAS users who have not updated to QTS 4.1.1 Build 1003.
This Qfix has fixed the GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278, CVE-2014-7186, and CVE-2014-7187), also known as "Shellshock," that can allow attackers to gain remote control over UNIX/Linux-based systems, and is now available for Turbo NAS running QTS 3.8.3, QTS 3.8.4, QTS 4.0.7, QTS 4.1.0, and QTS 4.1.1 from QNAP's official download site (http://www.qnap.com/download) for the following models (a system reboot is advised before applying this Qfix):