OCZ Technology sent out a press release earlier today, announcing its new SATA II 2.5” Solid State Drives. Available in 32GB and 64GB capacities, OCZ's SSDs feature a durable, yet lightweight, brushed alloy housing and are capable of 120MB/s read and 100MB/s write speeds.

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today unveiled ultra-fast OCZ SATA II 2.5” Solid State Drives, a lightweight and efficient alternative to conventional hard disc drives. The OCZ SATA II drive is designed to stay abreast of the performance features of high-end notebooks, and is ideal for energy-efficient mobile computing. With blazing access times combined with excellent reliability, the OCZ SATA II 2.5” SSD is the answer for enthusiasts demanding the most advanced storage for their notebooks and systems.
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Imation has announced that its new Mtron powered Solid State Drive (SSD) products are now available. The company currently offers the MOBI 3000 Series for power users and the PRO 7000 Series which is aimed more at enterprise and corporate use.

Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN), a worldwide leader in removable data storage, today announced the availability of its Solid State Drive (SSD) solutions. Imation brings its global marketing, distribution and technical service expertise to its solid state drives that are powered by Mtron, a technology powerhouse in SSD solutions. Imation's SSD portfolio includes the MOBI 3000 Series for high performance end users, and the PRO 7000 Series, ideal for enterprise, corporate and IT infrastructure applications with extreme performance needs. The products use industry-leading solid state storage and controller technology to accelerate the performance of high availability enterprise applications.
The Imation MOBI 3000 Series and PRO 7000 Series are now available in a 32GB capactity for a suggested retail price of $699.99 and $1,159.99 respectively. Full details can be found here. Add a comment
SanDisk sent out a press release this morning, announcing the SanDisk FlashBack Adapter. This device plugs into a laptop's ExpressCard slot and automatically backs up your data to an SD or SDHC memory card.

You’re at a conference and someone spills coffee on your laptop PC, shorting out the system and cutting you off from your presentation and notes. Or your computer slips out of your hands and crashes to the floor. These are moments that everyone dreads, but today SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) unveiled a rescue option - a lifeline for laptop users called the SanDisk FlashBack Adapter. This unique device fits into the ExpressCard slot of your PC, automatically and continuously backing up and encrypting critical data onto an SD flash memory card.

Whether your PC suffers a system failure or a full hard drive crash, the SanDisk FlashBack Adapter allows you to access your content safely from the memory card. Designed for the millions of newer notebook computers that have an ExpressCard slot, the SanDisk FlashBack Adapter offers a reliable, easy-to-use system to protect critical files by copying them automatically and instantly to an optional SD or SDHC memory card of any capacity. And with the backup card nesting completely inside the laptop, the system is literally out of sight. Nothing protrudes from the PC and nothing needs to be attached to any other port.
The SanDisk FlashBack Adapter is being demonstrated this week at CeBIT and will ship worldwide in Q2 for a suggested retail price of $29.99. Full details can be found here. Add a comment
Transcend announced this week that it will be introducing 16GB and 32GB versions of its JetFlash V20 flash drive. These value priced drives feature a transparent color-band that lights up during use as well as Transcend’s JetFlash elite software suite which includes functions like Autologin, PC-Lock, Mobile E-mail and DataBackup.

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in flash memory products, today introduced two new high-capacity USB portable storage devices - a 16GB and 32GB version of its popular JetFlash V20 flash drive. The versatile V20 features an attractively shaped pearlescent chassis with a semi-transparent color-band that lights up during use. Its smooth contoured design fits comfortably in your hand and slips effortlessly into any pocket or purse. With the V20’s copious amount of storage space, you can easily store all of your personal files, music, digital photos, and even full-length HDTV movies and still have space left over for work or school documents.
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Corsair has announced that it will be debuting its new Flash Voyager GT USB drive at CeBIT 2008. The GT features advanced flash controller technology as well as 16GB of hand-selected NAND flash chips which provide data transfer speeds that are up to 4x faster than standard USB drives.

Corsair www.corsair.com, a worldwide leader in high performance computer and flash memory products, announced a new 16GB high performance “GT” Flash Voyager USB 2.0 drive. The new Corsair 16GB GT Flash Voyager USB drive will be debuted at the CeBIT 2008 Show next week in Hanover, Germany on Corsair’s stand (Booth 40 in Hall 21).

The new Flash Voyager GT USB drive provides data transfer rates that are up to 4X faster than standard USB 2.0 drives. Whether transporting office files, pictures or even full-length movies, you can “store-n-go” faster with the Corsair GT USB line. The drive has been optimized to take full advantage of its advanced flash controller technology as well as the screened and hand-selected NAND flash chips.
The Flash Voyager GT is available now for a suggested retail price of $169.99. More information is available on Corsair's website. Add a comment