Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today unveiled the Samsung Data Center solid-state drive (SSD) lineup to address current and future trends in high performance computing storage in the big data era for small and medium businesses (SMBs). Samsung’s new family of Data Center SSD solutions, which consists of the 860 DCT, 883 DCT, 983 DCT and the 983 ZET, are engineered to meet the evolving needs of SMBs, including faster, sustained performance, higher capacities and enterprise-class reliability and security.
Samsung’s Data Center SSD portfolio will raise the bar for efficiency compared to legacy storage systems, requiring fewer servers and reduced power and cooling for a lower total cost of ownership (TCO). The new lineup delivers better Quality of Service (QoS) for SMBs by reducing latency and lowering data delays. The entire line provides enhanced reliability and endurance for 24/7 operation backed by a 5-year limited warranty and impressive Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD) ratings.Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc. today released a new quad-core 3-bay NAS – the TS-332X – that allows for building a RAID 5 array for balancing capacity and protection with the fewest disks. The TS-332X also provides a 10GbE SFP+ port, three M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD slots, and supports SSD caching and Qtier™ auto-tiering technology to help tackle performance-demanding business operations. Featuring a minimalist design, the affordable 10GbE-ready TS-332X can easily fit any commercial space.
“The TS-332X is a small NAS, but it is packed full of competitive features,“ said Dan Lin, Product Manager of QNAP, continuing “It allows for RAID 5 protection in a budget configuration, supports M.2 SATA SSDs, and performs efficient tiered storage. It is a cost-effective 10GbE NAS that empowers even the most budget-conscious small offices to upgrade their entire IT infrastructure.”Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc. (QNAP), a leading storage, network and computing solution provider, today released QTS 4.3.5 beta, the latest version of the acclaimed QNAP NAS operating system. QTS 4.3.5 is packed with many new industry-leading and improved features that enhance storage and network aspects for home, business, and enterprise users, enabling a more performance-driven, streamlined, and efficient user experience with QNAP NAS.
“QTS 4.3.5 represents QNAP's devotion to improving core NAS functionality, and we are continuing to make substantial leaps forward in both storage and network functionalities,” said Cherry Chen, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “Responding to an era that’s high-speed demanding, QTS 4.3.5 provides users with significant benefits and increased performance, free of charge, to effectively tackle performance and time-sensitive tasks.”Add a comment
Sony today announced a brand new innovation in storage media with the launch of the “SF-G series TOUGH specification” UHS-II SD card. Addressing the needs of photographers who are reliant upon their photographs remaining safe when their SD cards are removed from the camera, the new SF-G series TOUGH specification range combines the world’s fastest read and write speeds with an ultra-rugged design that is bend proof to 180N, and drop proof to 5 metres. For photographers who are fighting against the elements to get the perfect shot, the SF-G series TOUGH specification range of SD cards are also waterproof with an IPX8 rating and dustproof with an IP6X rating.
The new SF-G series TOUGH specification range of SD cards are 18 times stronger than the SD standard with world’s first monolithic structure (one-piece molding, no empty space in the card) and materials of high-grade hardness, unlike conventional SD cards with a thin, 3-part ensemble. They areprotected against typical physical damage that can affect conventional SD cards such as a broken plastic casing, broken data protection lock and broken connector ribs. This has been achieved through a new means that it is the world’s first rib-less SD card with no write protection switch. These developments ensure that the SF-G series TOUGH specification is more resistant to bending and easy to break parts are removed entirely and has been engineered by Sony to deliver the best balance of hardness and toughness. Completely sealed with one-piece molding structure, no waterdrop, dust or dirt is not allowed to come into the card, meeting highest grade of waterproof (IPX8) and dustproof (IP6X).Add a comment
New consumer electronics products continue expansion of Silicon Power’s diverse line following the success of several key products including memory modules, headphones, and portable SSDs. SP, a leader in memory storage solutions, is introducing four PCIe SSDs to customers to top off an exciting summer for technology and electronic companies.
Superior Storage Performance for Performance Gaming, Modification, and Upgrades
As the company recently expanded and innovated its product line, it returns to its area of expertise by releasing the P34A80/PCle Gen3x4 & NVMe 1.2, the P34M85/PCle Gen3x4 & NVMe 1.2 with an added heat sink, and upgrades to the P32A80/PCle Gen3x2 & NVMe 1.2 and P32M85/PCle Gen3x4 & NVMe 1.2 with added heat sink.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today unveiled its first NVMe-based portable solid state drive (SSD) – the Samsung Portable SSD X5 – achieving new levels of performance and reliability for external storage solutions. Based on the cutting-edge Thunderbolt 3 technology, the new X5 features exceptional speeds in a compact and durable form factor, making it an ideal portable storage for content creators and IT professionals on the go.
“As a leader in high-performance and reliable storage solutions, we are thrilled to continue to advance the external SSD market with the introduction of our first Thunderbolt 3 portable SSD,” said Dr. Mike Mang, vice president of Brand Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics. “The X5 is yet another testament to Samsung’s commitment to providing innovative portable storage solutions that enable faster transfer of large data files, saving users’ valuable time.”Add a comment
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, today announces the launch of XPG SX6000 Pro PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 SSDs. With NVMe 1.3 technology and 3D NAND Flash, they sport excellent speeds and up to 1TB of capacity, making them a viable alternative to SATA SSDs. In addition, SX6000 Pro SSDs are slimmer than standard M.2 2280 SSDs for a higher level of compatibility thanks to a single-sided design.
Excellent Upgrade Alternative in Multiple Capacities
ADATA produces the SX6000 Pro in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB. For PC users looking at tangible performance enhancements, the SX6000 Pro makes complete sense as a SATA successor. The principal advantage of the SX6000 Pro is embodied in its superb cost-performance ratio. Using 3D TLC NAND, NVMe 1.3 technology, and a PCIe Gen3x4 interface, it reaches up to 2100MB/s read and 1500MB/s write and random performance of up to 250K/240K IOPS. This means up to four times the speed of typical SATA SSDs.
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND flash products, today announces that it will be showcasing its latest products and solutions at IFA 2018 in Berlin (Messe Berlin, IFA My Media, Hall 17, stand 120). Among the products to be on show will be ADATA’s latest XPG gaming hardware including RGB DDR4 memory modules, PCIe SSDs, and accessories. In addition, its new high-capacity A1-rated microSDXC memory card and rugged external hard disk drive (HDD) will be on hand.
Exhilarating Gaming Performance and Flair
Leading the pack for its XPG gaming product range is the SPECTRIX D80 memory module, the world’s first RGB DDR4 memory with a hybrid liquid-air cooling system. It utilizes a combination of a liquid heatsink that is hermetically sealed with non-conductive fluid and an aluminum heatsink for thermal cooling. The liquid heatsink is fully illuminated with programmable RGB lighting to give it a dazzling flair that gamers and DIY enthusiasts will appreciate. Also, the SPECTRIX D41 DDR4 RGB memory module featuring speeds of over 4600MHz will be on hand. The memory module supports Intel® X299 and AMD AM4/Ryzen platforms and sports vivid RGB lighting that is customizable with the XPG RGB Sync app and a range of other lighting control software.
QNAP Systems, Inc. today launched the 2-bay TS-251B NAS. Powered by an Intel J3355 dual-core processor, the TS-251B provides home and SOHO users with an excellent cross-device multimedia experience with its 4K media transcoding and streaming capabilities, 4K HDMI output, and a wide range of backup and sharing applications. The TS-251B also provides a PCIe slot to expand its core functionality.
With its PCIe slot, users can easily expand the functionality of the TS-251B. A QNAP QM2 card can be installed to add M.2 SSD caching and 10GbE connectivity; a compatible wireless adapter (e.g. QNAP QWA-AC2600) to create a wireless storage and streaming environment; a USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) card to increase the number of USB ports; or a QNAP QXG-10G1T 10GbE network expansion card to add 10GbE connectivity.Add a comment
Expanding on its Nytro portfolio of enterprise flash products, Seagate today announced the launch of its new Nytro 1000 Series SATA SSD drives.
The Seagate Nytro 1000 SATA SSD series (which includes the Nytro 1351 and Nytro 1551 SSDs) delivers ultra-fast, consistent performance for read-intensive workloads. Globally available in the fall, the Nytro SSDs is being demonstrated at this week’s Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara.
The Nytro SSD series is designed to serve as the backbone of the enterprise’s cloud infrastructure, making it ideal for data center managers looking to upgrade their existing systems.
Unique DuraWrite technology reduces cumulative amount of data written
Among the innovations behind the Nytro SSD is Seagate DuraWrite technology, a unique lossless data reduction technology which compresses data flowing through Seagate’s internally-developed controller. The NAND flash memory inside SSDs is sensitive to the cumulative amount of data written to it; the more data written to flash, the shorter the SSD’s service life and the sooner its performance will degrade.
Seagate’s DuraWrite technology uses intelligent lossless compression techniques to reduce the amount of data stored on the flash. That enables up to 3.5 times higher random-write performance than competitive offerings, along with greater power efficiency and cost savings.Add a comment