Western Digital Corp., a global data storage technology and solutions leader, today announced the HGST-branded Ultrastar SS300, the company’s highest-performing SAS SSD to date. It is the latest addition to the company’s family of Ultrastar 12Gb/s SAS SSDs, which are used to meet the rigorous data demands of many of the world’s largest companies today. Developed in partnership with Intel, the new Ultrastar SS300 delivers best-in-class random performance, offering speeds of up to 400,000 IOPS random read and up to 200,000 IOPS random write.
“Today, we raise the bar with our newest 12Gb/s SAS SSD, the Ultrastar SS300,” said Ulrich Hansen, vice president of SSD product marketing at Western Digital Corporation. “Built with high-endurance 3D NAND flash memory, the Ultrastar SS300 offers best-in-class speed, outstanding capacity and intelligent power options that enable customers to tailor storage systems and server solutions that are just right for their demanding needs. These benefits are delivered with the same tremendous reliability that has helped to make Ultrastar 12Gb/s SAS SSDs popular around the globe.”Add a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), a committed technology leader, will debut its demonstration of the new 64-layer BiCS FLASH 3D technology on an XG Series client Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) SSD at Dell EMC World 2017, taking place May 8-11 in Las Vegas. Toshiba’s latest BiCS FLASH delivers a mature combination of performance, cost and endurance for all SSD types.
BiCS FLASH is a three-dimensional (3D) flash memory stacked cell structure suitable for applications that require high capacity and performance, such as enterprise and consumer SSDs. The 512 gigabit (GB) (64 gigabyte), 64-layer device with 3-bit-per-cell (TLC) technology was recently added to Toshiba’s BiCS FLASH memory product line. The new BiCS FLASH is based on the third generation 64-layer stacking process featuring 65 percent greater bit density per mm2 than the company’s 48-layer, 256GB (32 gigabyte) device. The new XG Series SSD is an ideal platform to launch the 64-layer flash memory, due to the product’s broad adoption, maturity and robustness, honed over multiple generations of PCIe/NVMe client SSD product releases.Add a comment
Transcend Information Inc., a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to introduce the SSD430, an industrial-grade solid-state drive. Compatible with SATA III 6Gb/s specifications, the SSD430 delivers impressive transfer speeds of up to 560MB/s read and 490MB/s write. In addition to blazing speed, Transcend’s SSD430 features excellent reliability and comes in a small, stylish case. The drive is loaded with low-density parity check (LDPC) error-correction code (ECC) and advanced protective technologies, making it an excellent choice for industrial needs.
Top-quality 3D MLC NAND chips translate into greater transfer efficiency
The industrial-grade SSD430 solid-state drive is constructed of 3D MLC NAND flash chips. 3D engineering has increased SSD430’s speeds to an incredible sequential 560MB/s read and 490MB/s write; the random transfer efficiency is also boosted to 310MB/s read and 350MB/s write. Low power consumption and high reliability are also hallmarks of 3D NAND. Transcend’s SSD430 is manufactured for a long-term, stable operation for various types of data and application, and is suited for industrial PCs, automated machinery, and fanless industrial systems.
Micron Technology, Inc. today introduced the Micron SolidScale architecture, an integrated platform that delivers breakthrough low-latency and high performance access to compute and storage. The Micron SolidScale architecture provides customers with the agility to deploy next-generation, cloud-native applications while supporting legacy applications that run the enterprises of today — and tomorrow. From online transaction processing, to virtual platforms and analytics, to machine learning, Micron's innovative architecture not only delivers data quickly due to its extremely high throughput, but it delivers faster time to results because of its unprecedented low latency.
"We estimate that companies using NVMe SSDs deployed in application servers today are on average using less than 50% of their IOPS and capacity. With the new Micron SolidScale architecture, capacity is shared across application servers, unlocking capacity customers have already paid for so that they can do more with less and unleash flash's true performance," said Darren Thomas, vice president, Storage Business Unit, Micron Technology, Inc. "At Micron, we consider the impact of every workload, application and environment as we design the technology, products and systems that allow our customers to deploy applications faster and scale without limits."Add a comment
Today, Intel announced two new Intel 3D NAND solid state drives for data centers, the Intel SSD DC P4500 Series and Intel SSD DC P4600 Series, along with reinforcing its commitment to expanding 3D NAND supply.
The latest additions to the Intel SSD Family for Data Center have been designed from the ground up for cloud storage solutions, including software defined storage and converged infrastructure. The Intel SSD DC P4500 Series, optimized for reads, enables data centers to get more value out of servers and store more data. Designed for mixed workloads, the Intel SSD DC P4600 Series accelerates caching and enables more workloads per server.Add a comment
ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the launch of two new tower NAS models, the AS6302T and AS6404T, that utilize the new Intel Apollo Lake platform Celeron processor. Both models feature hot-swappable hard disks. The AS6302T is equipped with a dual core processor, 2GB of built-in RAM and 2 disk bays while the AS6404T is equipped with a quad-core processor, 8GB of built-in RAM and 4 disk bays. These two new models provide better performance than previous generation ASUSTOR NAS models with RAID 1 read and write speeds of 216.14 MB/s and 218.25 MB/s (Link Aggregation). Additionally, dazzling 4K multimedia processing and remarkable streaming playback fluidity provide prosumers and medium sized businesses with the advantage of having high performance cloud storage combined with multimedia applications.
Both the AS6302T and AS6404T support the popular HDMI 2.0 playback function, allowing users to play ultra high resolution 4K @60Hz videos. Furthermore, the built-in USB Type-C connector lets users to conveniently connect Type-C external storage devices for data access. Also, with the release of these two new NAS models, ASUSTOR becomes the first vendor in the NAS industry to offer Wake-on-WAN support. This function allows users to remotely power on and shut down their NAS via the Internet, providing added convenience for managing energy consumption while adding access security as well.Add a comment
SP/Silicon Power, a leading provider of memory storage solutions, unveils its latest addition to its dual USB flash drive portfolio – the Mobile C31. The C31 features dual-interface design with USB Type-A and Type-C connectors that enables hassle-free data transmission between “traditional” USB laptops or PCs and new-generation Type-C devices. It also lets users instantly free up to 128GB valuable storage on any Type-C ready smartphone or tablet. For data sharing and storage expansion with ease and style instead of cables or network constraints.
The drive’s 360° swivel cap never gets lost and always protects the end that is not in use. And it is made with a classy diamond cut pattern that adds a lot of style to the swivel. The COB (Chip on Board) technology keeps the C31 tiny and compact as well as protected against water, vibration, and dust. Like a diamond it is made to last and comes with lifetime warranty.Add a comment
Synology today launched FlashStation FS2017, a high-performance and scalable NAS designed for enterprise usage. Capable of handling over 90,000 IOPS in 4K random writing, FS2017 is perfect for big data analysis, video post-production, virtualization, and handling any demanding database application that requires high IOPS and low latency at the same time.
FS2017 is powered by an 8-core Intel® Xeon® D processor together with 16 Gigabytes of DDR4 ECC RDIMM that is expandable up to 128GB. The cutting-edge hardware delivers high performance and throughput even with multitasking and multiple virtual machines hosted. Four Gigabit ports allow simple plug-and-play into existing RJ45 based networks, ensuring continual network uptime. For higher bandwidth applications, the dual 10GBASE-T ports with the option of an additional 10GbE / 25GbE / 40GbE NIC can maximize throughput and meet data-intensive requirements.Add a comment
Western Digital Corp. today announced that it has begun shipping its fourth-generation helium-based hard drive with its 12TB HGST-branded Ultrastar® He12 hard drive. The Ultrastar He12 12TB hard drive is the next generation of the company’s award-winning high capacity enterprise-class drive with HelioSeal technology, providing customers with a data storage solution addressing the expansive information management needs and demanding performance requirements of today’s enterprise, cloud and hyperscale workloads.
“We have again raised the bar in enterprise storage with the industry’s most advanced and cost-effective highest capacity helium HDD storage solutions,” said Mark Grace, senior vice president of devices at Western Digital. “The Ultrastar He12 hard drive advances Western Digital’s portfolio leveraging the HelioSeal platform to deliver industry-leading high capacity HDD storage with exceptional power efficiency. Western Digital has shipped over 15M helium-based high capacity drives to date and continues to support our customers with outstanding reliability and Quality of Service (QoS). Our industry-leading data center portfolio enables customers across the spectrum to meet their evolving and dynamic data center demand.”Add a comment
SMART High Reliability Solutions LLC ("SMART HRS"), a provider of current and next-generation solid-state storage solutions specializing in ruggedized, high-performance and high-capacity solid-state drives ("SSDs") for defense, aerospace and industrial markets, today announced its new 8TB HRS-M1HC 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s SSD. The HRS-M1HC is the latest in a growing product portfolio of highly ruggedized, reliable and secure SSDs from SMART HRS. The M1HC is designed for land, air and sea applications where collecting and storing large amounts of mission critical information is essential.
SMART's new HRS-M1HC builds on its predecessor the HRS-M1, leveraging all of the ruggedness and performance features of the M-Series product line, and is available in capacities of 1, 2, 4 and 8 Terabytes. The 8TB drive comes in a high-strength industrial design 9.5 mm enclosure while the 1, 2 and 4TB drives are housed in the same but a more compact 7.0 mm enclosure that addresses the size, weight and density requirements of more standardized applications. It's fast sequential read speed of 520GB/s and write speed of 500MB/s makes it a perfect candidate for many demanding defense, industrial automation, transportation, medical and telecommunication applications.Add a comment