Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, today announced the Lexar Professional 1066x microSDHC/microSDXC Cards SILVER Series.
Designed for your action cameras, drones, and Android smartphones, the Lexar Professional 1066x microSD UHS-I Card SILVER Series lets you quickly capture and transfer high-quality photos, including Full-HD and 4K UHD video with speeds up to 160MB/s read, and up to 120MB/s write. The card is U3, V30 and A2 rated for high-speed performance. This card gives you the speed and storage you need to capture more adventures on the go.
Capture high-quality images and extended lengths of Full-HD and 4K UHD video with write speeds up to 120MB/s. This card is Class 10, UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and Video Speed Class 30 (V30) giving you the performance you need to shoot faster and longer.Add a comment
Kioxia Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, today announced it will begin construction of a state-of-the-art fabrication facility (Fab7) at Yokkaichi Plant in Mie Prefecture, Japan to expand production of its proprietary 3D Flash memory BiCS FLASH. The construction of Kioxia Corporation’s Fab7 facility is expected to commence in the spring of 2021.
Due to technological innovation, the amount of data being generated, stored and used around the world has increased exponentially. Furthermore, the flash memory market expects further growth driven by cloud services, 5G, IoT, AI and automated driving. As a result, the production of cutting-edge products in Kioxia Corporation’s Fab7 facility will continue to meet the increasing demand for memory around the world.
The Fab7 facility will be built on the north side of Yokkaichi Plant, where land development is underway. In order to secure optimal production of advanced flash memory products, the construction of Fab7 will be divided into two phases, with the first phase of construction scheduled to be completed by the spring of 2022. Kioxia plans to fund the capital investments for the construction of Fab7 from its operating cash flow.Add a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announces the Toshiba MG08-D Series HDDs, designed for a wide variety of business-critical applications, such as email and CRM (Customer Resource Management), data analysis for business intelligence, small-medium business servers, and data-retention and compliance archiving.
Toshiba’s 7th generation air mechanical design provides better power efficiency and a lower component count to deliver better total cost of ownership than its earlier generation models. The new series features 4TB, 6TB and 8TB models, in both SATA and SAS interfaces. The new 4TB models are available in 512e, 4Kn and 512n sector models, and the 6TB and 8TB models are available in 512e and 4Kn sector models, assuring plug-and-play interoperability for applications using prior 4TB models.
“Toshiba’s new MG08-D Series delivers new levels of reliability and power efficiency to enterprise and business-critical server and storage platforms,” said Scott Wright, Director of HDD Marketing for Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. “Toshiba’s 7th generation conventional mechanical design utilizes Conventional Magnetic Recording technology to deliver plug-and-play versatility that is compatible with the widest range of applications and operating system environments.”Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking, and storage solution innovator, today introduced the lightning-fast NVMe all-flash TS-h2490FU. With 24 drive bays for U.2 NVMe Gen 3 x4 SSD, the TS-h2490FU provides up to 472K/205K iSCSI 4K random read/write IOPS with ultra-low latency. Equipped with four 25GbE SFP28 and two 2.5GbE RJ45 LAN ports, five PCIe Gen 4 slots, and 1100W redundant power supplies, the TS-h2490FU provides exceptional hardware and connectivity. The ZFS-based QuTS hero operating system also includes powerful applications for data reduction and SSD optimization, ensuring that SSD performance and lifespan is maximized for mission-critical virtualized workloads and data centers with all-flash investments.
“NVMe revolutionizes storage I/O performance and connectivity for eliminating productivity bottlenecks in modern data centers,” said David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “the U.2 NVMe all-flash TS-h2490FU is perfect for I/O-intensive and latency-sensitive applications, and leverages the many advantages of ZFS to multiply SSD performance advantages. After comprehensive evaluation, we also recommend Western Digital Ultrastar® DC SN640 NVMe Data Center SSDs for attaining outstanding performance and reliability with the TS-h2490FU.”Add a comment
TerraMaster, a professional brand that specializes in providing innovative storage products including network-attached storage (NAS) devices, launches the F4-210 1GB version, the same 4-bay NAS for personal cloud storage at a more affordable price. The TerraMaster F4-210 is just a portion of the price of an Intel-based NAS device. The F4-210 supports up to 108TB of storage and supports 3.5” SATA hard drives and 2.5” SATA hard drives and solid-state drives.
Cost-Effective Personal Cloud Storage Solution
The TerraMaster F4-210 is perfect for users that are looking for a powerful personal cloud storage solution without a hefty investment. Costing just half the price of an equivalent Intel x86 quad-core processor-based NAS storage, the F4-210 can deliver modest read/write speeds of up to 124MB/s with two WD Red 4TB hard drives in RAID 0. The F4-210 supports various private cloud services including Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive.
SK hynix and Intel today announced that they have signed an agreement on Oct. 20, Korea Standard Time, under which SK hynix would acquire Intel’s NAND memory and storage business for US $9 billion.
The transaction includes the NAND SSD business, the NAND component and wafer business, and the Dalian NAND memory manufacturing facility in China. Intel will retain its distinct Intel® Optane™ business.
SK hynix and Intel will endeavor to obtain required governmental approvals, expected in late 2021. Following receipt of these approvals, SK hynix will acquire from Intel the NAND SSD business (including NAND SSD-associated IP and employees), as well as the Dalian facility, with the first payment of US $7 billion. SK hynix will acquire from Intel the remaining assets, including IP related to the manufacture and design of NAND flash wafers, R&D employees and the Dalian fab workforce, upon a final closing expected to occur in March 2025 with the remaining payment of US $2 billion. Per the agreement, Intel will continue to manufacture NAND wafers at the Dalian Memory Manufacturing Facility and retain all IP related to the manufacture and design of NAND flash wafers until the final closing.Add a comment
Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a global leader in designing and marketing NAND flash controllers for solid-state storage devices, today announced a new portfolio of PCIe 4.0 NVMe 1.4 controller solutions to address performance, mainstream and value SSD applications. The portfolio consists of SM2264 for performance, SM2267 for mainstream and SM2267XT for value DRAM-less client SSDs.
Silicon Motion's latest controller family has been designed from the ground up with PCIe Gen4 technology and innovative hardware features especially optimized for true Gen4 performance at low power consumption, advanced error correction as well as data path and EMI protections. To date, ten of the leading global NAND makers and SSD OEMs have selected Silicon Motion's Gen 4 controllers with 3D TLC and QLC NAND technologies.Add a comment
PLEXTOR, a leading provider of high-performance storage solutions, today announces the launch of the M8V Plus Series solid state drives (SSD). They include the M8VC Plus 2.5” and M8VG Plus M.2 2280 SSDs. Sporting excellent sequential read/write and random read/write speeds as well as a host of other features, these all-a-around SSDs are an accessible upgrade choice for enhancing PC capabilities for improved productivity at home or the office. M8V Plus Series solid state drives build upon the success of the M8V SSD, which was well received by users and tech media alike, with higher capacities options (Up to 1TB) and the use of 96-layer 3D NAND memory instead of 64-layer 3D NAND memory.
Equipped with SMI SM2258 controllers and KIOXIA 96-layer BiCS FLASH™ 3D flash memory, the M8VC Plus and M8VG Plus deliver sequential read/write speeds of up to 560/520 MB per second and random read/write speeds of up to 90,000/88,000 IOPS. The SSDs feature RAID engine and data shaping technologies for extended product lifespans, longer-lasting stability, and a high return on investment. The SSDs come in capacities ranging from 128GB to 1TB to meet the needs of different systems and applications.Add a comment
Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announces the addition of the DataTraveler Duo to its family of double versatility, dual-interface USB flash drives. DataTraveler Duo provides ultimate flexibility for users with newer and legacy devices.
DataTraveler Duo features dual USB connectors that work with both standard USB Type-A and USB Type-C ports to easily share files between laptops, desktops and mobile devices. The dual-interface drive is also ideal as extra storage with 32GB and 64GB capacities. The USB 3.2 Gen 1 speeds allow users to easily access and transfer documents, photos, videos, music and more. Dual sliding caps protect the connectors when not in use.Add a comment
Synology has introduced the next generation of 6-bay DiskStation devices. DS1621+ is designed for high-performance data storage and management, and enables content creators and businesses to store, share and protect large quantities of data effortlessly, making it a compact powerhouse for the remote workforce of today.
"Our customers, more than ever, are relying on Synology storage solutions to store and directly utilize critical data, whether for business or personal use," said Hewitt Lee, Director of Synology Product Management Group. "DS1621+ is designed to be a versatile solution that empowers content creators and businesses by not only providing fast, reliable, and highcapacity storage, but also simplifying IT with effortless backups for PCs and virtual machines."Add a comment