Beijing Memblaze Technology Co., Ltd. (“Memblaze”) today announced the release of low-power enterprise-class PBlaze5 520 Series NVMe SSD, which can meet the demand of energy conservation of green data center. The PBlaze5 520 Series NVMe SSD adopts 96-layer 3D eTLC NAND, provides capacity ranging from 1.6TB to 3.84TB, and comes in both 2.5” U.2 and HHHL form factors, offering flexible options for enterprises to deploy green data center. The PBlaze5 520 Series consists of models such as PBlaze5 C520, PBlaze5 D520, PBlaze5 C526 and PBlaze5 D526.

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The Memblaze PBlaze5 520 Series employs 8-channel architecture, offers up to 520K random read IOPS and 3.3GB/s read bandwidth, with read and write latencies lowering to 85μs and 15μs respectively. All these features contribute to the 6-fold improvement in its performance compared with enterprise-class SATA SSD. The typical power consumption of this Series is only 9W and the standby power consumption is as low as 4W. PBlaze5 520 Series also supports accurate power control per watt, which can dramatically cut back on the Capital Expenditures (CAPEX) and Operating Expense (OPEX) of the devices in data center.

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Today, Sony Electronics Inc. announced a new generation of media — the world's firstii CFexpress Type A memory cards, in both 80GB and 160GB, (CEA-G80T and CEA-G160T) as the most recent addition to Sony's TOUGH specification cards. Delivering high transfer speed, durability and reliability, Sony's new CFexpress Type A cards offer professional and stress-free performance for photographers and content creators.

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High-speed Performance
Both the CEA-G80T (80GB) and CEA-G160T (160GB) use the latest flash memory control technology to achieve write speeds as high as 700MB/si and read speeds as high as 800MB/si, greatly reducing buffer clearing times for efficient, stress-free shooting. The CFexpress Type A cards are ideally suited for high-speed continuous shooting of more than 1,000 uncompressed RAW still images, as well as 4K 120p movie recording at high bit rates with the Slow & Quick Motion functioniii when paired with new Alpha 7S III, which features two CFexpress Type A compatible media slots, that also support UHS-I and UHS-II SDXC/SDHC cards, for simultaneous media capture or extended continuous recording of even the highest bit rate data. Compliance with the VPG400 video performance guarantee profile specification ensures stable video recording at 400 MB/s—creating a smooth workflow for professional creators.

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apricorn secure key 3nxcApricorn, the leading manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB 3.2 storage devices, has launched the Aegis Secure Key 3NXC – the first device of its kind with a USB-C connector. This makes it the only hardware-encrypted flashkey that is compatible with the next generation of laptops, smartphones, tablets and hubs, without the need for a separate A-to-C adapter.

Designed with the USB 3.2 ports of the next generation of computers, tablets, smartphones and hubs, the Secure Key 3NXC is Apricorn's--and the market's--first hardware-encrypted flash key to be compatible with USB 3.2 C-ports without the aid of a separate A-to C adapter. Like its predecessor, the Secure Key 3NX, the Secure Key 3NXC line is priced to economically and efficiently protect the data of the expanding global remote workforce while delivering all of the advanced security features found in the Aegis family of secure drives. By offering a range of 6 storage capacities from 4GB to 128GB, the Secure Key 3NXC allows the IT admin to closely align the device capacity with the storage needs of each individual employee, reducing overall cost of deployment. Prices range from $59 to 179.

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TEAMGROUP has been keeping to meet storage needs of consumers in every way. Today, we announce the EX Series 2.5” Solid State Drive with powerful read/write speed and the C201 Impression USB Flash Drive with the beauty of softness and tranquility. Both products have an out-of-the-box design, and feature a variety of colorful elements to overturn people’s stereotypical impression of the design of storage products on the market. In addition, excellent performance also makes them the best choice.

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TEAMGROUP EX Series 2.5” Solid State Drive is a must-have upgrade for top of the line PCs. The powerful sequential transfer speed of reading up to 550MB/s and writing to 520MB/s, even small and fragmented files can be operated with high efficiency. It also features the SLC Caching technology to avoid degradation of transfer performance effectively. Besides, the advanced Wear-Leveling technology and ECC function ensure the reliability of the EX Series, making it a must-have upgrade for the performance of your PC.

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Kingston Digital, Inc., the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced the addition of 128GB capacity options to three of its encrypted USB flash drives. The drives are part of a full line of encrypted solutions to suit customer needs of all levels.

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Consumers and organizations have become more aware of data privacy and protection needs due to regulations such as GDPR and CCPA. Additional data security options have become a necessity as work-from-home increases. The simple inclusion of encrypted USB flash drives into a daily workflow is a simple step to ensuring data is safe. Whether it’s personal, company or client information, finding the right encrypted drive can make all the difference between peace of mind and the worry of loss of data.

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The new UD70 PCIe Gen 3x4 is an all-around performer that's perfect for DIY system builders, casual gamers and video editors, and simply those who are looking to upgrade their PC.

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3D QLC NAND: More Storage, Less Space
With 3D QLC NAND storage technology, the UD70 incorporates a much higher memory cell density, allowing for greater storage capacity on a smaller footprint – up to 2TB. Plus, NVMe 1.3 support, read speeds up to 3,400MB/s, and write speeds up to 3,000MB/s make this M.2 2280 SSD a force to be reckoned with.

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seagate nytro 3032 sas ssdSeagate Technology plc, a world leader in data solutions, today announced two new additions to its solid state Nytro portfolio which delivers optimal endurance and quality of service. Nytro 3032 SAS SSD and Nytro 1360 SATA SSD are designed to meet the needs of a wide range of enterprise applications.

Built for Fast Data Center Applications

The next generation of high-capacity SAS SSD from Seagate, Nytro 3032 SAS SSD delivers ultra-fast, reliable, and secure performance. The drive has an SAS 12Gb/s interface and it also offers dual ports for speeds of up to 2200MB/s and up to 10 DWPD bringing consistent and easily scalable performance to write-intensive, mixed, and read-intensive enterprise workloads. The Seagate Nytro 3032 SAS SSD delivers up to 15TB in a 2.5-in x 15mm form factor and boosting enterprise storage density to keep up with data growth.

Featuring three endurance options, the drive is optimized to the needs and workloads of various applications, while increasing deployment flexibility and driving down total cost of ownership. Seamlessly integrating with Linux and Microsoft OS, it is packaged with SeaChest delivering easy management and monitoring of SSD health. Reliable and secure, the Seagate Nytro 3032 SAS SSD supplies optimal security with SD&D, SED, and SED FIPS 140-2 options and long-term reliability with a 5-year limited warranty. Available today in capacities ranging from 400GB to 15TB, Nytro 3032 SAS SSD brings blazing speed to enterprise workloads.

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Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced Phison (TPEx:8299) will sell its shares in Kingston Solutions, Inc. (KSI), a joint venture with Kingston Technology Corporation, to Kingston. The transaction will enable Kingston to become the majority shareholder of KSI. Phison will continue to focus on technology and R & D; and, give Kingston the best-in-class support and service.

In 2010, Phison and Kingston formed KSI as a joint venture to accelerate the adoption of eMMC (Embedded Multi-Media Card) solutions by easing the design-in effort and speeding up the product design cycle. This allowed both companies to bring their products to market faster. KSI leveraged Phison’s expertise in controller technology with Kingston’s operational proficiency in memory solutions to quickly become a market leader in the embedded industry.

K.S Pua, CEO and chairman of Phison, said, “Kingston is not only a long-term partner of Phison, but also one of the key enablers of Phison’s growth, our relationship remains strong and will continue. We are selling our shares in KSI to Kingston so we can focus on further developing our core technology as well as better strategize our business goals. This JV between our two companies has been very successful and served its purpose to expedite market adoption of eMMC. Phison remains committed to providing the same excellent level of technical support to KSI and its embedded memory customers as before.”

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transcend 3d nand ssdsTranscend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of embedded memory products, recently rolled out a new line of solid-state drives featuring the latest generation of 96-layer 3D NAND flash. The release features SSDs in the NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4, SATA III M.2, and mSATA form factors, and large capacity options from 64GB to 2TB. Besides sporting an endurance rating of 3K P/E cycles, these solutions boast appealing new features, such as default 30µ" PCB gold finger and Corner Bond technology - which shields key components against wear and external impact - an extended operating temperature range (-20°C ~ 75°C), and dynamic thermal throttling, allowing for greater durability.

Fast and spacious
Transcend's MTE652T2 SSD features the PCIe Gen 3 x4 interface and NVMe performance, resulting in compelling transfer rates as high as 2,100 MB/s. It also features incredible 4K random performance of up to 235,000 IOPS, and comes in capacities up to 512GB. The MTS952T2 and MTS552T2 SSDs feature compact M.2 2280 and 2242 form factors, delivering incredible read speeds of up to 560MB/s and adding up to 2TB storage. The MSA452T2 mSATA SSD, meanwhile, provides amazing transfer speeds of up to 560 MB/s and spacious capacity of up to 1TB.

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Delivering a glimpse into the future of data center architectures, KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.), has successfully demonstrated an E3.S full-function development vehicle in conjunction with a leading server original equipment manufacturer (OEM). This breakthrough Enterprise and Datacenter SSD Form Factor (EDSFF), also known as E3, is designed to maximize system density, efficiency and simplicity.

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Being developed in the SNIA SFF-TA-1008 technical work group, in which KIOXIA is an active member, EDSFF E3.Short (E3.S) and E3.Long (E3.L) solutions are the future of SSD storage for servers and All Flash Arrays (AFAs) in cloud and enterprise data centers. Featuring one common connector, this innovative form factor standard for PCIe® technology-based devices, such as NVMe SSDs, graphics processing units (GPUs), and network interface cards (NICs), enables a complete array of footprint, power and capacity options, offering unprecedented system flexibility. In addition, EDSFF E3.x drives break free from the design limitations of the 2.5” form factor by supporting higher power budgets (up to 40 watts) and better signal integrity to deliver the performance promised by PCIe Gen 5.0 and beyond, optimizing future generations of server and storage systems. Furthermore, these future-forward SSD designs feature improved thermal characteristics that address the cooling challenges that come with game-changing speeds.

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