Seagate 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.Add a comment
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.”Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched the quad-core 1.7GHz 2.5GbE TS-x31P3 series NAS. Available in 2-bay and 4-bay models, the TS-x31P3 series provides smooth multimedia playback, supports Snapshot backup and HBS (Hybrid Backup Sync) for local, offsite and cloud backup. The TS-x31P3 series is recommended for home and office users that want to benefit from 2.5GbE networking to accelerate everyday usage and disaster recovery.
With 1GbE and 2.5GbE ports, the TS-x31P3 series allows users to easily adopt high-speed networking. Existing CAT5e/CAT6 cables can be used to connect a TS-x31P3 series model to a 2.5GbE switch to enable faster backup and smoother media streaming. Three USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports allow users to connect various peripherals and devices – including expansion enclosures to flexibly expand the TS-x31P3’s storage capacity. The TS-x31P3 series comes with 2GB or 4GB RAM as standard and supports up to 8GB RAM.Add a comment
Transcend 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.
QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched the quad-core 1.7 GHz TS-431X3 NAS. Featuring 10GbE SFP+ and 2.5GbE RJ45 connectivity, the TS-431X3 enables businesses to deploy a high-speed network environment to meet data backup, recovery, and virtualized storage needs.
The TS-431X3 is powered by a quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, 4GB RAM (upgradable to 8 GB), and features a 10GbE SFP+ port to provide high bandwidth for intensive data transmission. Coupled with a QNAP QSW series switch, users can build a 10GbE network environment to enjoy higher transfer speeds and deploy containerized applications. The TS-431X3 also features a 2.5GbE port for low-latency file sharing and team collaboration. The TS-431X3 comes with tool-less and lockable drive bays, simplifying drive installation and ensuring that drives are safe and secure.Add a comment
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.
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.Add a comment
T-FORCE, the gaming brand of TEAMGROUP, today announces the new CARDEA Ceramic C440 Solid State Drive with latest and ultra-fast M.2 PCIe Gen4x4 interface. It is the first of its kind in the industry to be made with ceramic composite cooling materials, and obtained Taiwan Utility Model Patent (No. M595313). The snow-white ceramic has a unique texture, and the special aerospace ceramic can achieve excellent heat dissipation effect. Not only bringing a new color into the gaming world, it also unleashes an ultimate performance with read/write speed of 5,000/4,400 MB/s.
With NVMe 1.3 specification, T-FORCE CARDEA Ceramic C440 Solid State Drive creates a higher standard for M.2 solid state drive by using the latest, ultra-fast M.2 PCIe Gen4x4 interface to achieve a sequential read/write speed of 5,000/4,400 MB/s. The use of aerospace ceramic composite cooling materials not only provides excellent heat dissipation, but also reduces heat by 18% when the case is equipped with a fan. At the same time, it is also lightweight and thin, anti-electromagnetic interference, high temperature resistant, extreme temperature shock resistant. Besides, it is made with environmentally friendly materials, which is RoHS compliant. The combination of CARDEA Ceramic C440’s snow-white heat spreader and the golden T-FORCE displays a trendy style. It will be even more eye-catching if it is matched with a white motherboard and case. The thickness is only about 1mm which perfectly showcase the aesthetics of thinness of T-FORCE CARDEA Ceramic.Add a comment
Kioxia Holdings Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, announced today that it expects to complete its acquisition of LITE-ON Technology Corporation’s Solid State Drive (SSD) business, Solid State Storage Technology Corporation and its affiliated companies on July 1, 2020. The company entered into a share purchase agreement on August 30, 2019 in connection with the acquisition. Both parties are now following the necessary procedures in order to close the transaction on July 1, 2020.
As the demand for SSDs continues to increase with rapid expansion expected in the coming years with the rise of digital transformation, this acquisition will allow Kioxia to strengthen its SSD business significantly and help meet the projected growth in demand.
“At Kioxia we are continuing to accelerate our focus on our SSD business, especially in the growing cloud computing arena,” said Nobuo Hayasaka, President and CEO of Kioxia Holding Corporation. “This is an exciting acquisition for us. Solid State Storage Technology Corporation’s excellent capabilities together with our leading flash memory and SSD technology will bring significant opportunities for synergy and enable us to further deliver value-added solutions to our customers. We will enhance our leading position in the global SSD market and work to develop new ICT infrastructure driven by AI, 5G, IoT and Cloud data centers.”Add a comment
Samsung Electronics America today introduced its second-generation quad-level cell (QLC) flash drive, the 870 QVO SATA SSD, that is setting a new standard for high-capacity consumer storage. Featuring an industry-leading capacity of up to eight terabytes (TB), the new SSD delivers an uncompromising mix of speed, storage capacity and reliability for mainstream and professional PC users.
In the past, consumers have had to choose between SSDs – which provide superior performance – and HDDs, which traditionally offer greater capacity. Samsung’s 870 QVO SSD, however, is able to reliably offer the best of both worlds, making it an optimal choice for mainstream PC users who prioritize performance and value, as well as for professional users who require high levels of capacity.Add a comment
Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, today announced the new Lexar SL200 Portable SSD.
The family line of SSD products continues to expand and grow stronger with this latest addition to the SSD portfolio. This portable drive lets you take your data on-the-go, so you’re covered in the field or the office. To keep your data secure, it’s drop-, shock-, vibration-resistant, and features an advanced security solution with 256-bit AES encryption. The sleek SL200 has a premium finish available in 512GB and 1TB of storage space. It also displays more than adequate transfer speeds of up to 550 MB/s and a write speed of up to 400 MB/s. It’s easy to connect to your system using the included USB Type-C to USB Type-C or USB Type-C to Type-A cable, and it’s ready to use.Add a comment